Because why not Edmonton? Calgary Flames vs Edmonton Oilers, 7 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB TV: Stream at CalgayFlames.com - Radio: Sportsnet 960 The Flames and Oilers open their preseason tonight, continuing a bitter rivalry that has been going 41 years strong.
Although general manager Brad Treliving and the Calgary Flames couldn’t make many significant changes like the fanbase hoped for, there will still be many new faces on the roster for the 2021-22 season.
Unlike his first go-around with the Calgary Flames in the mid-aughts, Darryl Sutter is not the general manager of this team. But make no mistake; as training camp ramps up, the gruff rancher’s fingerprints can be found all over this club as the head coach looks to turn the Flames around in his first full season behind the bench.
On Wednesday, Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving held a press conference for the first time since the end of the 2020-21 season, where he answered any and all questions relating to his hockey team for the upcoming year.
Need for change, a lack of production and some concerns related to injuries may have created a situation where Calgary Flames’ forward Sean Monahan could be moved by the organization this or next season.
The Calgary Flames have certainly made a few moves this offseason, but the rumored “overhaul” has not materialized. Two players that were mentioned to be on the way out as part of those changes are Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan.