Flames in Carolina & Hurricanes in Calgary – How’s it Working Out?’

Here at the quarter pole so to speak it might be fun to glance at how some of the players involved in a significant Carolina Hurricanes trade this past offseason are doing. Naturally, that would be the trade with the Calgary Flames. Is there a general sense of satisfaction with the outcome from both teams? […]

Are the Flames Building a Winning Team?

The Calgary Flames have made big strides in addressing organizational needs this off-season. They brought in a new head coach and added not one but two top-six forwards, James Neal and Elias Lindholm, signing both to long-term deals. The Flames now look more like a team that can return to the postseason in 2018-19. The way […]

NHL News & Notes: Desharnais, Fiddler, Randy Lee & More

In today’s News & Notes, David Desharnais’ contract in the KHL has been terminated, veteran forward Vernon Fiddler has joined the Dallas Stars coaching staff, Randy Lee has resigned as the assistant general maanger of the Ottawa Senators and the Calgary Flames have made a depth signing to bolster their forward depth at the AHL […]

Brouwer Buyout Caps Flames Summer of Change

Following a season of disappointment, the Calgary Flames have been one of the most active teams this off-season. They’ve overhauled their coaching staff. They’ve made big trades. They’ve signed high-profile free agents. Troy Brouwer has been bought out by the Calgary Flames. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) The Flames’ summer of change came to its logical […]

Kulak’s Contentious New Flames Contract

The off-season is typically used for National Hockey League clubs to make tweaks to their roster and re-sign their organization’s restricted free agents. Generally-speaking, negotiations become more tense and contentious as the cap hits involved grow – more important players demand larger cap hits, but their contracts also make the margin for error razor-thin. Calgary […]

Flames Have Quiet 2018 Trade Deadline

With a tenuous playoff position, not a lot of draft picks and no real desire to sell off major pieces, the Calgary Flames seemed poised for a low-key National Hockey League trade deadline. The 1 p.m. MT deadline came and went, with the Flames making a pair of tinkering moves and largely leaving their team, […]