It's no surprise that the Calgary Flames want to shake up their roster. This point was made clear prior to the 2013 trade deadline when the Flames dealt Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins and Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues. Add in speculation that Miikka Kiprusoff is preparing to retire and you have a franchise ready to take on a new identity.
The Flames are finally rebuilding after missing the playoffs in four consecutive seasons. It appears the club is even willing to go to drastic measures to get the rebuild rolling. A report from CBC's Elliotte Friedman indicates that the club is/was willing to deal all three of their first-round picks in exchange for Colorado's top overall pick.
Calgary GM Jay Feaster is dangling a pretty juicy offer in front of Colorado's nose. Specifically, Feaster is willing to give up the 6th, 22nd and 28th picks in the 2013 NHL Draft in exchange for the first selection.
Why would the Flames offer up so much? According...