Found June 22, 2012 on
from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, The pressure is on Jay Feaster to make something happen this weekend: To start affecting some semblance of change around here.
If he and his staff return from Pittsburgh with nothing more than the six players his team is currently slated to select in the NHL Entry Draft, the weekend can hardly be considered a smashing success, no matter how glowingly everyone speaks of the team’s pimply projects.
Something much more significant has to happen between now and Sunday.
A trade or two to acquire more picks, run a pricey veteran out of town, acquire more youth and shake up the franchise, energize the fans … something.
Anything but the status quo.
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4:20pm EST, that is.
A few real quick updates of what I've been hearing/reading today:
- Things that make you go hmmmm, part 1: Flames GM Jay Feaster said today the Flames have not forbid Brent Sutter from talking to the Oilers about the Head Coaching job in Edmonton. This contradicts information from earlier in the week suggesting the reason the Oilers haven't hired...
from Vicki Hall of the Calgary Herald, Sarich sat down with general manager Jay Feaster in May for an exit interview to conclude the 2011/12 season. Since then, he has heard nothing from the Flames.
In all honesty, he hopes they’ll call before July 1.
“I’m very, very open to being here again,” he said. “I think we’ve got a pretty good group of guys. I like being in...
By Ryan Holmer (@RyanHolmerNHL)
The uncertainty of the Calgary Flames’ future has been hanging in the balance since the beginning of April. Fans were crying for a rebuild, and so were many members of the media. With a seemingly awful prospect pool, and a lack of depth at each position, it seemed inevitable. The rebuild, however, never crossed Calgary GM Jay Feaster’s...