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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...
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Not clear yet whether Corban Knight becomes UFA on July 1st or 5th but won't matter - agreed to terms on 2-yr entry level deal with CGY.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) June 18, 2013
Former UND forward Corban Knight is taking his talents to his native Alberta, Canada. Knight's rights were traded to the Calgary Flames and according to TSN's Bob McKenzie, Knight...
Former NHLer Rico Fata and AHL alumni Jason DeSantis have signed with HIFK in Finland for the upcoming season. Fata was drafted in the 1st Round, 6th overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. Despite his high draft position, he was not able to maintain a spot in the Flames lineup. He won the [...]
The Calgary Flames announced that they have acquired centre Corban Knight from the Florida Panthers in exchange for the Flames fourth round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. Knight was drafted by the Panthers 135th overall in the 5th round of the 2009 draft. He was the third-leading scorer for North Dakota in his junior [...]
from Elliotte Friedman of CBC,
- There is a lot of speculation that Dallas will target Jarome Iginla because of his friendship and business relationship with Stars owner Tom Gagliardi. Another popular pick is the Los Angeles Kings with the Darryl Sutter connection. Here's one more thought: Phoenix/Seattle with Shane Doan. They are close and that team, wherever it is, craves...