By: Christian Roatis (@CRoatis)
It started out as just a suggestion by a local writer in Calgary, but it has spread like wildfire and evolved into a rumor that everyone is talking about.
Could NHL Sheriff Brendan Shanahan really be coming to Calgary and take over Ken King’s duties as Head of Hockey Operations? It’s definitely a possibility – one that would make a lot of sense for the organization.
Calgary is in line for a new rink to replace the Saddledome and considering the Calgary Flames also own the CFL’s Stampeders – who’s McMahon Stadium is also looking like it’s time is running out – they may look to combine the two and build a huge sporting complex that could house both. Having something like that would also go a long way towards Calgary’s reported desire to host another Olympic Games.
Ken King has long been praised for his work on the business side of the Flames, but criticized for his involvement in the hockey operations side. This rumored move would ...