NHL Rumors: Flames, Penguins, Golden Knights, More

report this ad In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the Calgary Flames’ Sam Bennett, the Dallas Stars considering buying out a forward with some potentially strong upside, what’s happening with Pittsburgh and Phil Kessel and the Vegas Golden Knights trying to move salary. Offer Sheet for Bennett Eric Francis of Sportsnet suggested […]

Flames Scratch Veteran Neal & Juggle Lines for Game 5

report this ad CALGARY — Facing elimination and requiring an offensive spark, the Calgary Flames scratched playoff veteran James Neal to make room for Austin Czarnik in Friday night’s Game 5 against the Colorado Avalanche. Calgary head coach Bill Peters confirmed the move after Friday’s pre-game skate. The Flames trailed the Avalanche three games to one in […]

Flames Trail Avalanche 3-1 in Series

report this ad CALGARY — The saying “when eating an elephant take one bite at a time” applies to the Calgary Flames. Facing elimination in Friday’s fifth game of their opening-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche, Flames head coach Bill Peters doesn’t want his players making the mountain bigger by thinking they have to win […]

NHL News & Notes: Bruins, McLellan & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Boston Bruins had some familiar faces back at practice on Friday, including Sean Kuraly, Todd McLellan is not expected to be the next coach in Buffalo and the Calgary Flames have signed Adam Ruzicka. Kuraly, Moore Skate, DeBrusk Absent Kuraly skated at Bruins’ practice with a stick in his […]

Flames’ Fourth Line Swings Playoff Opener

The Calgary Flames began their 2019 Stanley Cup playoff journey with Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche. They won 4-0, capturing their first post-season victory since 2015. Flames left wing Andrew Mangiapane scored the game-winner in Game 1 against the Colorado Avalanche. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports) The game-winning goal was scored by a fourth line […]

‘A Clean Slate’ for Veteran James Neal as He Leads Flames Into Playoffs

CALGARY — James Neal knows a thing or two about the NHL playoffs, which should come in handy for the Calgary Flames. Calgary will look to the winger for leadership when the Flames begin their first-round series against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday. Neal was signed as a missing piece of the puzzle by Calgary over the summer after […]

Flames Face Uphill Battle in Tough Western Conference Playoffs

The Calgary Flames are the new players in the Western Conference playoffs, a field stacked with Stanley Cup-contending teams such as the San Jose Sharks, Nashville Predators, Winnipeg Jets and Vegas Golden Knights. It doesn’t appear to be safe to count any of the eight teams out. Predators general manager David Poile knows the NHL […]