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Why Johnny Gaudreau Should Be Sent Down

from Eric Francis of the Calgary Sun, He deserved to start the season with the big club and team brass should have no regrets about rewarding him for a strong preseason. However, GM Brad Treliving should also have no reservations about sending him down, perhaps as soon as the road trip concludes, as No. 13 is clearly in over his head at this point — something completely...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sven Baertschi previews the Stanley Cup Finals

  Hello, and welcome to the Barry Melrose Rocks NHL Stanley Cup Preview. It’s a good thing that Mr. Henning is such a good editor, because I am Swiss, and though my English is decent, I am still a natural German speaker. If you don’t know who I am, well, let me tell you a thing or two about me. I was drafted in the 2011 draft by the Calgary Flames, and I have played parts of...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames prospect Baertschi will miss rest of Worlds

Sven Baertschi was looking forward to playing for Switzerland in his first World Championship. His service is over though as he suffered a fractured rib in Switzerland’s opening game against Russia, per the IIHF. It will take Baertschi several weeks to recover, but at least he should still be fine for the start of the 2014-15 campaign. That season could prove to be a big season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Prospect To Miss World Championships

It looks as though Flames' prospect Sven Baertschi will be watching the IIHF Men's World Hockey Championship instead of participating.   The 21-year old suffered what is reported as a fractured rib in his home country's tournament opener vs Russia. The Swiss prospect is looking at a 4 week recovery period and should be more than ready to go for the 2014-2015 season...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames want young sniper Sven Baertschi to shoot more

Shoot, Sven! That’s been a common theme in the Calgary Flames’ video sessions, with the coaching staff encouraging snakebitten left-winger Sven Baertschi to put more pucks on net. “I had a few opportunities last game where I made the wrong decision. I had second thoughts,” Baertschi said after Saturday’s morning skate at the Saddledome. “I had the 3-on-1, the 3-on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's hoping Baertschi responds properly to comments from Burke

In all likelihood Brian Burke’s intent was a kick in pants for Sven Baertschi. Nothing more. Ya it sure makes you wonder what it will be to see what a real lambasting looks like from the Calgary Flames president of hockey operations after he somewhat unloaded Monday but rest assured Burke truly wants the club’s 2011 first-round draft choice to blossom into a star for the team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey: Rookie Sven Baertschi makes the Flames

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.’...
Via Hockey Fan Land
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Baertschi to make debut for Flames

Highly touted rookie Sven Baertschi will make his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames on Friday night. The Flames summoned Baertschi on emergency recall from Portland of the Western Hockey League. The 19-year-old Swiss standout was the 13th overall pick in last year's draft and had not been expected to play in the NHL until next season, but the Flames have been riddled with injuries...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Sven Baertschi to Zee Rescue?

The desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy- Guy Fawkes, 1605. Please be careful when attributing this quote as some may say you have a potty mouth. The Flaming C have recalled the exciting Sven Baertschi from Portland on an emergency basis. Tim Jackman is the most recent fallen warrior as he sustained a malady against les Habitants Tuesday night. Calgary held on to a 5-4 victory...
Via Kukla's Korner
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Baertschi Soaks It In

Tweet CALGARY, AB -- Although Flames nation may have missed out on watching Team Switzerland’s Sven Baertschi in a majority of world junior action, his positive demeanor about an ill-timed injury speaks volumes about ...
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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