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The Calgary Flames have signed veteran center Steve Begin to a one-year, two-way contract worth $525,000.
It's Begin's second stint with the Flames. He played for Calgary from 1997 to 2003 after being drafted by the club 40th overall in 1996.
The 34-year-old entered camp this year on a professional tryout after taking last season off because of a hip injury.
Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has a long history of tossing rookies right into the mix to learn on the fly, and his use of left-wing rookie Sven Baertschi early this season will be no exception. Hartley told Baertschi Thursday that he has made the team, according to the Calgary Sun's Wes Gilbertson.“He was happy this morning when I told him ‘You’re an NHL player.’...
The Canadian Press Every NHL team wants to get out of the gates quickly in the mad dash for playoff berths this lockout-shortened season. The Calgary Flames will have to try to win early and often with coaches they're still getting to know.
Only Flames forward Alex Tanguay, who played for Bob Hartley in Colorado a decade ago, has more than initial training-camp impressions of...
Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today they have signed centre Steve Begin.
“Steve worked very hard during camp and demonstrated that he is an effective player killing penalties, making life difficult for opposing players and providing a spark and positive energy when needed,” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “He earned the right to be part of our opening...