As the leaves turn to yellow, Flames fans finally got their first look at their team this season. Most of the veterans stayed home in Calgary to face the mostly rookie Vancouver squad, while the generally younger Flames went to Victoria to face the more established Canucks. In Calgary, the veterans got out to a … Continue reading (Pre-season) About Last Night #1: Split Squads, Mixed Results
The summer has almost turned to fall, and the battle for Lord Stanley’s cup is almost underway once again. To challenge their players and sometimes to fill depth roles, clubs bring in a number of vetern players on professional try-outs (PTOs) to see what they can do. These are players who are currently unsigned and … Continue reading How much offence can the Calgary Flames’ PTO players provide?
This summer has been a big year for UFA goalie signings. Sergei Bobrovsky signed for a record $10 million AAV with the Florida Panthers, and Andrei Vasilevskiy re-signed with the Tampa Bay Lightning for $9.5 million AAV. On the home front, the Calgary Flames have managed to lock up both their netminders for a combined … Continue reading Do higher paid goalies perform better?
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. … Continue reading Calgary Flames Development Camp Recap