Assessing the rumours and moves the Calgary Flames didn’t make during free agency

The Calgary Flames made a number of moves over the past week since the completion of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. They lost a number of lineup regulars from last season, while also adding a number one goaltender in Jacob Markstrom and a solid defensive defenseman in Chris Tanev. There were handful of other decisions … Continue reading Assessing the rumours and moves the Calgary Flames didn’t make during free agency

The Calgary Flames should trade for Kyle Palmieri

For years, the Calgary Flames have had a hole on the right side of their forward group. The acquisition of Elias Lindholm tempered that gap for a few seasons, putting up a career high in production his first year in Calgary. The trio of him with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan was unstoppable in 2018-19, … Continue reading The Calgary Flames should trade for Kyle Palmieri

Breaking down trade options available to the Calgary Flames

In case you have been living under a rock, the Flames have been busy at the start of the offseason. A very successful entry draft was immediately followed by the signings and departures of various unrestricted free agents. As the team sits right now, the team's salary cap is near full but the roster needs … Continue reading Breaking down trade options available to the Calgary Flames

Evaluating the remaining UFA options for the Calgary Flames

Day One of free agency was a busy one for the Calgary Flames. The team acquired goaltender Jacob Markstrom, defensemen Chris Tanev and Alexander Petrovic, as well as re-signing a trio of Stockton Heat depth players. Day Two was not nearly exciting, but the team did put pen to paper on goaltender Louis Domingue, provide … Continue reading Evaluating the remaining UFA options for the Calgary Flames

Appreciating everything TJ Brodie did with the Calgary Flames

After 634 games in a Flames uniform, TJ Brodie's time with the Calgary Flames has officially come to an end. Although the team would have loved to keep him around for another few seasons, Brodie opted to sign a four year, $20M contract with his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs. Although there was easily enough space … Continue reading Appreciating everything TJ Brodie did with the Calgary Flames

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Flames’ first day of Free Agency

The offseason has been an absolute whirlwind thus far. After the 2020 NHL Entry Draft was held on Tuesday and Wednesday, teams were right back in action at the start of Free Agent Frenzy on Friday. Without a courting period as we have seen in previous seasons, teams were left to wait to the 12PM … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Flames’ first day of Free Agency

Assessing the Calgary Flames’ 2020 NHL Draft results

After what seemed like an eternity, the remaining rounds of the 2020 NHL Entry draft came to a close on Wednesday evening. The Calgary Flames, who had a total of eight selections through seven rounds, now have a number of fresh prospects joining the pipeline. There were some slam dunks, some well regarded picks, and … Continue reading Assessing the Calgary Flames’ 2020 NHL Draft results

Brad Treliving pulled off one heck of a first round

I can't say this with enough excitement, but what a night for Brad Treliving and the Calgary Flames. What was poised to be a ho-hum evening for the club, selecting at #19 in the first round, turned into one of Treliving's smartest and shrewdest moves as the team's GM. The Events The 2020 NHL Draft … Continue reading Brad Treliving pulled off one heck of a first round

A brief history of Calgary Flames jerseys

Monday October 5th is a big day in Calgary Flames history as the team will unveil their brand new, full-time uniforms for the 2020-21 NHL season. It is widely speculated that the Flames will be making their alternate "retro" jerseys their full-time home sweaters, while the Heritage Classic whites will be the full-time away set. … Continue reading A brief history of Calgary Flames jerseys

Recapping the news and notes from the Flames ‘virtual’ locker cleanout

After being eliminated in six games on Thursday evening to the Dallas Stars, the Flames were finally back in action. That is of course on the annual "locker cleanout" or "garbage bag day" that the Flames hosted virtually this year due to obvious reasons. There were lots of important topics covered by a wide range … Continue reading Recapping the news and notes from the Flames ‘virtual’ locker cleanout