CALGARY FLAMES NEWS

Flames GM would be 'shocked' if top pick Sam Bennett makes roster

The Calgary Flames don't have much by way of optimism heading into the 2014-15 season. The one thing fans might be able to get excited about is to see which of the team's young players can make the NHL roster, giving a glimpse of a hopefully brighter future. After Sean Monahan performed well as a rookie last season, scoring 22 goals, all eyes now turn to the club's most...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flames expected to try out Brookbank

Sheldon Brookbank expressed some hope in returning to the Chicago Blackhawks next season, but it appears he’ll settle for a training camp tryout with the Calgary Flames, according to the Chicago Tribune’s Chris Kuc. “The Hawks said that they liked me and they’d like to have me back if it worked but obviously they’re a little strapped under the cap,” Brookbank said on...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames News: Lance Bouma returns

Flames hits and forward blocked shots leader is back, and he's still playing forward!#483274347 / gettyimages.comLance Bouma, the 24 year old Provost, Alberta native is coming off a break-out season and has been rewarded with a shiney new one-year contract worth..well, we don't know just yet. For perspective, over his two contracts, Bouma has not yet reached $600K in salary...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames sign Lance Bouma

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed centre Lance Bouma to a one-year contract. Bouma, a native of Provost, Alberta, played 78 games with the Flames last season netting five goals and 10 assists for 15 points and 41 penalty minutes and finished second in the NHL amongst forwards with 87 blocked shots. After being drafted in the third round of the 2008 NHL Draft...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Depth Chart 2014 2015

Fantasy Pool Guide 2014-15 $9.99 Calgary Flames C 1. Mikael Backlund  2. Sean Monahan  3. Matt Stajan  4. Max Reinhart  5. Paul Byron  6. Sam Bennett  L 1. Curtis Glencross  2. Mason Raymond  3. Brandon Bollig  4. Lance Bouma  5. Johnny Gaudreau  6. Ben...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference Preview: Calgary Flames

The Flames were bad last year. And they won’t be a playoff team this time around. But some additions to the mix in Calgary will give them a new look moving forward. In the first addition of our Western Conference … Continue reading → The post Western Conference Preview: Calgary Flames appeared first on Committed Indians.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Wild Forward Devin Setoguchi signed by the Calgary Flames

Former Minnesota Wild forward Devin Setoguchi has been signed by the Calgary Flames. It would appear that the Flames got a bargain signing Setoguchi for $750,000. One could make the argument, that his is a smart contract, especially if he recovers from the miserable season that he had last season and scores 20 goals. That would be a big win for the Flames. CGY signs Devin Setoguchi...
Via Goon's World
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Flames Sign Devin Setoguchi To A One-Year Deal

Devin Setoguchi will join his fourth career NHL club – Mandatory Credit: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images via ESPN.com After signing a few players to rebuild what has been a cellar-dwelling club over recent years, the Calgary Flames continue to add. According to TSN Insider Bob McKenzie, Calgary has reportedly signed forward Devin Setoguchi to a one-year, $750,000 contract. CGY signs...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Setoguchi Signs With The Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed right winger Devin Setoguchi to a one-year contract. Setoguchi, a native of Taber, Alberta, spent last season with the Winnipeg Jets netting 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points in 75 games. Over his seven year NHL career, he has scored 127 goals and added 122 assists for 249 points in 459 games with San Jose...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames on a plane, with the Cup

On Saturday, the Hockey News's Adam Proteau posted the first installment of a two-part "oral history" of the Calgary Flames' 1989 Stanley Cup run, and he continues today with more behind-the-scenes tales from the Flames' Cup win in the Montreal Forum and its aftermath: Delirious with joy, the Flames boarded their plane for the flight back to Calgary. They...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames 1989 Cup run nearly derailed in 1st round

The Hockey News's Adam Proteau has penned the first of a two-part "oral history" chronicling the Calgary Flames' 1989 Stanley Cup win, and it never ceases to amaze me how very heavily Cup-winners are challenged in the playoff round that Scotty Bowman insisted is the most dangerous round: For the second year in a row, the Flames had finished the regular season...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames ink deal with new ECHL affliate in Colorado

The Calgary Flames have a new ECHL affiliate. The National Hockey League team announced Tuesday that the Colorado Eagles will be the team’s new ‘AA’ minor league squad and will provide players to the American Hockey League’s Adirondack Flames, Calgary’s primary development team.
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Walter signs with EC Red Bull Salzburg

(Photo/aftonbladet.se) EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Erste Bank Hockey League in Austria announced on Tuesday, August 5 they have signed former UMass Lowell River Hawk forward Ben Walter to a one-year deal. Walter split the 2013-14 season between Örebro of the Swedish Hockey league (SHL) and Jokerit Helsinki of the Finnish Elite League (SM-liiga). In 35 games with Orebro, the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

The Winnipeg Free Press isn’t happy with the TJ Galiardi signing

TJ Galiardi isn’t a signing who is going to get fans overly excited. He is the definition of a depth acquisition and it’s highly likely he’ll spend some, if not most of his time in the AHL. Most fans should be able to at least recognize the signing for what it is, but the Winnipeg Free Press isn’t thrilled.   Well … that’s not very nice. You can read the full article...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Winnipeg Free Press isn’t happy with the TJ Galiardi signing

TJ Galiardi isn’t a signing who is going to get fans overly excited. He is the definition of a depth acquisition and it’s highly likely he’ll spend some, if not most of his time in the AHL. Most fans should be able to at least recognize the signing for what it is, but the Winnipeg Free Press isn’t thrilled.   Well … that’s not very nice. You can read the full article...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign T.J. Galiardi To A One Year Deal

#485119793 / gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jet and Forward T.J. Galiardi have agreed to terms on a one-year two-way contract worth $750,000.  Galiardi stands 6’2″ and 195 lbs, shoots left handed. He spent last season with the Calgary Flames. He recorded 17 points and 21 penalty minutes in 62 games. He had played in 293 career NHL games between the Calgary Flames, San Jose Sharks...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets sign free-agent Galiardi

The Winnipeg Jets have signed another free-agent forward, inking left-winger T.J. Galiardi. The 26-year-old Calgary native played last season for the hometown Flames, recording four goals and 17 points in 62 games, though he was a healthy scratch numerous times. He was not extended a qualifying offer by the Flames at the end of June, tossing him into the unrestricted-free-agent...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames Injury Update: Hiller should recover quick from appendicitis attack

In July, Calgary Flames goaltender Jonas Hiller underwent a minor procedure for appendicitis. According to Ryan Dadoun of NBC Sports, he should recover quickly, soon enough to attend training camp. Hiller will be a new member of the Flames, hoping to make a come-back.#140950103 / gettyimages.comHiller, 32, suffered from appendicitis while training in Switzerland mid-last month...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Gill named assistant coach of Adirondack Flames

The Calgary Flames announced today that Todd Gill has been named assistant coach with the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League. Gill will work with head coach Ryan Huska who was named to that position this past June. Gill, who played over 1,000 games in the NHL, will be primarily responsible for the development of the Flames young defensmen at the AHL level. He has been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames’ Smith signs in Swiss league

After five NHL seasons and nearly 100 games played, Derek Smith is on his way to Europe. The former Ottawa and Calgary defenseman has signed with ZSC Lions of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Monday. Smith, 29, split last season between the Flames and their AHL affiliate in Abbotsford, appearing in 14 big-league contests while proving to be a good offensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonas Hiller Recovering From Appendicitis

According to Josh Gold-Smith from thescore.com, Calgary Flames' Jonas Hiller suffered an appendicitis attack in mid-July while at a goaltending camp in Switzerland.#482151745 / gettyimages.comLuckily, Hiller only needed a small procedure done and is expected to make a very quick recovery, 12 days at the most."The procedure nowadays . . . they can do it arthroscopically...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Cundari eyeing full-time job on the Calgary Flames blueline

It’s not lost on Mark Cundari, of course. He knows full well that a handful of defenders have vacated the premises. However, even without those relatively seasoned presences — Shane O’Brien, Chris Butler, Derek Smith, Chad Billins, Chris Breen — Cundari isn’t expecting a paved path to the Calgary Flames’ opening-day lineup. Then again, the situation is quite tantalizing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiller’s recovery from appendicitis should be quick

Jonas Hiller suffered an appendicitis attack in mid-July that resulted in him having a minor procedure. Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving recently confirmed that this incident shouldn’t be a factor by the time training camp starts. “The procedure nowadays … they can do it arthroscopically,” Flames GM Brad Treliving explained, per NHL.com. “They’re saying within nine...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent Mark Cundari signs new deal with Flames

It’s not lost on Mark Cundari, of course. He knows full well that a handful of defenders have vacated the premises. However, even without those relatively seasoned presences — Shane O’Brien, Chris Butler, Derek Smith, Chad Billins, Chris Breen — Cundari isn’t expecting a paved path to the Calgary Flames’ opening-day lineup. Then again, the situation is quite tantalizing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames News: Joni Ortio re-signs

According to the NHL.com, Joni Ortio has been re-signed on the Calgary Flames for another two years.ICYMI: The #Flames have signed @JoniOrtio to a two-year deal ~ http://t.co/GV3zQBVyeF pic.twitter.com/LmN6neGPRr— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) July 25, 2014Joni Ortio is a goaltender, native to Finland. He played 10 games with the Flames last season, his first NHL game being in...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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