The Win Column sits down with Yan Kuznetsov, the Calgary Flames’ second round pick

The Calgary Flames' selected Yan Kuznetsov with their second round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. Ranked as high as 41 on some boards, the big-bodied two-way defenceman is committed to the University of Connecticut. Our team sat down with him to discuss being drafted by the Flames, his journey as a hockey player, … Continue reading The Win Column sits down with Yan Kuznetsov, the Calgary Flames’ second round pick

The Calgary Flames are amassing depth at all positions

In a flat cap world, every dollar and every contract matters. The Calgary Flames were fortunate to have almost $17 million to spend this free agency period, and they've gone out and bolstered their depth at every single position. The Tampa Bay Lightning and Dallas Stars showed how important good depth is in their run … Continue reading The Calgary Flames are amassing depth at all positions

A look at what Chris Tanev brings to the Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames haven't made the earth shaking trades many expected after their first-round exit at the hands of the Dallas Stars, but there have been substantial changes to the roster through free agency. Last season was the year of signing ex-Oilers, and this year seems to have followed a similar script, except this time … Continue reading A look at what Chris Tanev brings to the Calgary Flames

Five right wingers the Calgary Flames could select in the first round

The 2020 NHL draft is just days away. Held virtually this year, the first round of the draft will take place on October 6th at 5:00 PM MDT, and the second round on October 7th starting at 9:30 AM MDT. TWC will be breaking down which players the Flames could select with their first round … Continue reading Five right wingers the Calgary Flames could select in the first round

Five centers the Calgary Flames could select in the first round

The 2020 NHL draft is just days away. Held virtually this year, the first round of the draft will take place on October 6th at 5:00 PM MDT, and the second round on October 7th starting at 9:30 AM MDT. TWC will be breaking down which players the Flames could select with their first round … Continue reading Five centers the Calgary Flames could select in the first round

CALGARY, AB - OCTOBER 17: Milan Lucic #17 of the Calgary Flames in action against the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on October 17, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

Salary cap implications if the Flames buy out Milan Lucic for the expansion draft

Let's be very clear about one thing: The Calgary Flames will not be protecting Milan Lucic in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. His current contract includes a no movement clause (NMC) which basically means the furthest place he can go from the NHL club is the press box. The Flames can't send him to the … Continue reading Salary cap implications if the Flames buy out Milan Lucic for the expansion draft

Exploring options for the Flames’ next starting goalie

The Calgary Flames seem to be involved in every single trade and signing rumour. Brad Treliving has never been afraid to make big moves, and after a season that saw the Flames bow out of the playoffs in the first round yet again, there is the expectation that big changes are coming for the Flames. … Continue reading Exploring options for the Flames’ next starting goalie

Exploring what a Matt Dumba trade could look like for the Flames

The Minnesota Wild have been making headlines for a couple weeks now. In the past week they've made one significant signing, two significant trades, and look to be on the cusp of making a few more deals as well. Yesterday, the Wild traded their number one center, Eric Staal, to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange … Continue reading Exploring what a Matt Dumba trade could look like for the Flames

TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 5

TWC is using our platform to draw attention to the violence, racial injustices, and systemic oppression that BIPOC constantly endure. We will do everything in our power to make hockey a more diverse and welcoming sport, and it starts with the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Click here to find our statement and resource page on #BlackLivesMatter. Welcome … Continue reading TWC Playoff Power Rankings: Week 5