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BACKLUND'S 100TH GAME
Mikael Backlund in his third game of the season and his 100th NHL game. The 22 year-old was Calgary's first-round pick in 2007. He went 24th overall in the draft. In 100 games with the te...
BEST OF MAXIM
Entering this season, the Calgary Flames thought they had the right player centering their top line.
A month into the 2011-12 campaign, Mikael Backlund finally played between Jarome Iginla and Alex Tanguay after missing the first 14 games with a broken pinky, which required a couple surgeries.
"It's been a long time. I'm real excited," Backlund said last Thursday...
from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun, It’s a reputation Bourque hasn’t shaken, and that took a further hit this weekend when Hockey Night in Canada’s Kelly Hrudey fired pointed shots at the Flames winger.
“His passion meter — it’s not low on a scale from 1 to 10. It’s turned off,” Hrudey said. “This guy has to learn that you actually have to have passion in a...
from Steve MacFarlane of the Calgary Sun, His next closest competition is another handful back, with current linemates Mikael Backlund and Alex Tanguay and defenceman Jay Bouwmeester all at minus-5 for the year.
While Iginla’s five goals have him in a tie for the team lead, he’s nowhere near the top of the NHL charts in that statistical category, one in which he can usually...
Via flames.nhl.com: Forward Niklas Hagman was claimed off re-entry waivers by the Anaheim Ducks on Monday. Hagman was placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames on November 10th. The 31-year-old from Espoo, Finland was unclaimed and sent down to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. He was then placed on re-entry waivers where [...]
The Anaheim Ducksannounced Monday that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has claimed leftwing Niklas Hagman off waivers from the Calgary Flames.
Hagman, 31(12579), has appeared in 707 career NHL games with Florida (2001-06), Dallas(2005-08), Toronto (2008-10) and Calgary (2011-12), scoring 139-143=282 pointswith 208 penalty minutes (PIM). Hagman appeared in eight games with...
Two former Flames stars will have their careers honourd by being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight. It is appropriate that Joe Nieuwendyk and Doug Gilmour will enter the HHOF together after winning a Stanley Cup together in Calgary in 1989. The Cup was the first of 3 that Nieuwendyk would win and [...]
Not-so-long ago, Jay Feaster was the interim GM of the Calgary Flames, Generally one assumes anyone in an interim position is kinda like the substitute teacher that wants all the students to love him. You know the one that plays Heads Up 7-Up, mixes in a game of floor hockey rather than wind sprints, and watches movies with swear words rather than Lord of the Flies. We all realized...
via Bob McKenzie tweets, ANA claims Niklas Hagman on re-entry waivers from CGY.
CGY responsible for half of Hagman’s remaining salary ($3M annually) and a cap hit of $1.5M. ANA pays the balance and also has $1.5M cap hit
Hagman’s contract expires at the end of this season.
A day after another check in the loss column, the Ducks claimed Niklas Hagman off re-entry waivers from the Calgary Flames.
The 31 year old left wing has appeared in 707 career NHL games with Florida, Dallas, Toronto and Calgary.
Hagman was unclaimed when he initially went on waivers last Thursday. However, splitting his $3 million salary seemed more appealing when he...
Calgary Flames center Matt Stajan, who arrived with Niklas Hagman in the now-lamentable Dion Phaneuf trade, said last week of Hagman:
"There's no doubt in my mind he can contribute in this league. For whatever reason, he didn't seem to fit here. Hopefully, he gets a chance somewhere.
That somewhere is with the flailing Anaheim Ducks, who snagged him on re-entry waivers...
They will pick up a prorated part of his salary, about $1.1 million. Hagman could help up front and the acquisition could lead to an all-Finn line if he joins Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu.They will pick up a prorated part of his salary, about $1.1 million. Hagman could help up front and the acquisition could lead to an all-Finn line if he joins Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu.
Calgary, AB - Forward Niklas Hagman was claimed on re-entry waivers by the Anaheim Ducks on Monday.
Hagman was placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames on November 10th. The 31-year-old from Espoo, Finland was...
In a bid to drum up more offense on a team that ranks last in the NHL in scoring, the Anaheim Ducks on Monday claimed left wing Niklas Hagman on re-entry waivers from the Calgary Flames.