Juuso Valimaki is torching the Liiga in an unprecedented way

The Calgary Flames selected Juuso Valimaki in the first round of the 2017 NHL draft. After hitting a home run with Matthew Tkachuk the year before at sixth overall, the Flames were looking to bolster their blueline the next year, and at 16th overall went a little off the board with the Valimaki selection. He … Continue reading Juuso Valimaki is torching the Liiga in an unprecedented way

Daniil Chechelev, Russian hockey goaltender. Photo by Kuzmin Yury/KHL

It’s time to start paying attention to Calgary Flames prospect Daniil Chechelev

The Flames have been bitten by the "Goalie of the Future" curse a few more times than many of us would like to admit. From Brent Krahn to Jon Gillies, the hype train has left the station many times, but hasn't quite made its way to Calgary. With full admittance that this may be like … Continue reading It’s time to start paying attention to Calgary Flames prospect Daniil Chechelev

Why the Flames Should Trade Mark Giordano

"I think my job is always on the ice to lead by example and to perform." - Mark Giordano Before we continue, let’s just get a few things straight. Mark Giordano is one of the greatest leaders, mentors, samaritans, and teammates in the NHL today. From being undrafted to captaining the Calgary Flames for the … Continue reading Why the Flames Should Trade Mark Giordano