Calgary Flames Over/Under 2018-19 Recap

Before the 2018-19 season started, we polled Flames fans about how various Flames players would perform. There were 24 questions, each about a different individual or team statistic. Now that the season has concluded, we thought we'd revisit the poll and see how things went. Calgary Flames Over Under Results From 59 responses, here's how…

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Jeremy McKenna is a great gamble signing for the Flames

When the Flames announced their roster for development camp a couple weeks ago, one of the most interesting invitees was Jeremy McKenna. The Flames were familiar with McKenna, being the captain of the Moncton Wildcats and linemate of first-round pick Jakob Pelletier. He was one of the most dominant players in the QMJHL last season…

Recapping Brad Treliving’s arbitration cases

CALGARY, AB - NOVEMBER 17: David Rittich #33 of the Calgary Flames makes a save against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game on November 17, 2018 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames weren't big players during draft weekend or July 1st in free agency, which bucks the trend from previous years. Brad Treliving, GM of the Flames since the Spring of 2014, has made a big offseason move in each of his years at the helm of the Flames. This year's relative quietness isn't…

Calgary Flames Development Camp Recap

July 7, 2019. Tyler Parsons of the Calgary Flames takes part in their 2019 Development Camp. Winsport, Calgary, Alberta. Photo by @NHLFlames on Twitter.

The Flames finished their annual Development Camp this past weekend, with on and off ice sessions held at Winsport. The event finished with a scrimmage on Sunday morning, which was packed with Flames fans excited to see what the future holds for the organization. The players were eager to prove themselves to the organization's brass.…

Could Dustin Wolf be the next late-round goaltender success story?

The Calgary Flames used the 214th overall selection of the 2019 NHL entry draft to select goaltender Dustin Wolf. Wolf comes to the Flames organization with some impressive numbers in the Western Hockey League: a sparkling 1.69 goals against average (GAA) and a .936 save percentage (SV%) to go along with seven shutouts in 61…

Talbot and Smith join short list of swapped players between Flames & Oilers

Cam Talbot has officially inked a contract with the Calgary Flames. His one year deal carries an average annual value of $2.75M, a steep pay cut from the contract he signed just three years ago with the Edmonton Oilers ($4.16M AAV). The fierce rivalry between Calgary and Edmonton has been well documented, both in sports…

Breaking down the Philadelphia Flyers’ ridiculous goaltending carousel

Finishing sixth in the Metropolitan Division and 16 points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for the second wild card spot in the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia Flyers had a disappointing season to say the least. The goaltending situation in Philadelphia One of the biggest stories of the past season was the arrival of Carter Hart…

Calgary Flames July 1st rumour recap

The Calgary Flames had one of their best seasons in franchise history, but fell embarassingly short in the postseason with a five-game loss to the Colorado Avalanche. With a lower than expected salary cap increase, and the incredibly talented RFA class this season, the Flames, like many other teams, need to both shed salary and…

Realistic UFA targets for the Flames

Less than 24 hours stand between the Calgary Flames and the July 1st Free Agent Frenzy. Although the interview period has been open for a few days, the Flames haven't been linked to many players. Currently sitting at just over $69M in projected cap hit, the team has $12M and change to work with. Of…

Brad Treliving isn’t great at signing UFAs

Since taking over as general manager in 2014, Brad Treliving has completely retooled and redesigned the Calgary Flames we know and love today. He has built up the prospect pool, made bold trades, and signed key core players to cap-friendly and long-term deals. Treliving's skills as a GM rival any in the entire NHL and…