Johnny Gaudreau has always been able to hurt the opposition on the score board. The Calgary Flames forward scored 18 goals and 61 points this season, while spending all of four minutes in the penalty box, despite often being the target of the opposition
Less than a full year later, it looks like he will indeed be left unprotected in the Vegas expansion draft. The writing seemed to be on the wall for several weeks now, with reports in April the Flames were likely going to expose Brouwer in the expansion draft. According to Eric Francis of Sportsnet and […]
Mike Smith had been a cornerstone of Arizona's franchise during six seasons in the desert, leading the Coyotes to the 2012 Western Conference finals and earning his first trip to the NHL All-Star Game last season. Now he's headed back to his native Canada, where he hopes to be the No. 1 goaltender the Calgary […]
Calgary is sending a prospect, Chad Johnson and a pick. The Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames made a move ahead of Saturday’s afternoon roster freeze, sending goalie Mike Smith to Calgary. Arizona will retain 25 percent of Smith’s salary, per TSN insider Bob McKenzie.
Update: The Calgary Flames and Arizona Coyotes confirmed the trade. Brad Treliving’s latest attempt to solve Calgary’s goalie situation might feature a familiar face. Per Sportsnet, the Flames and Coyotes are working on a deal that would see netminder Mike Smith head to Calgary.
It’s possible that Marc-Andre Fleury getting picked in the expansion draft is already a done deal between GMs Jim Rutherford and George McPhee. From the Penguins’ perspective, that’ll be the end of it. Because according to TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, that scenario remains an option, and a team like the Calgary Flames could be a good […]
Brian Burke is an outspoken guy who’s not afraid to mix it up when challenged. Like yesterday at a business luncheon in Calgary, where he essentially threatened that the Flames would move to Quebec City if they didn’t get some public help to build a new arena. “Brian Burke runs Hockey Operations for the Calgary […]
For a team that said it would never use the threat of relocation to get a new arena, the Calgary Flames seem to make a lot of threats. Brian Burke was the latest to invoke relocation during his speech at a Canadian Club of Calgary business luncheon Wednesday. Flames president and CEO Ken King issued […]
Brian Burke apparently had a lot to say on Wednesday. The Calgary Flames president of hockey operations reportedly touched on a variety of topics while speaking at an event, including his stance on concussions in hockey. Flames president Ken King has even gone so far as to suggest that without a new arena, the team […]
Johnny Gaudreau scored twice as the United States beat Slovakia 6-1 to move above Russia at the top of IIHF World Championship Group A, while Sweden beat Denmark to seal a quarter-final spot. The USA and Russia will meet on Tuesday in a contest which will decide who will finish at the summit after Gaudreau inspired a […]
No doubt about it: Corey Perry had a horrible regular season (by Corey Perry standards) and was off to a relatively lackluster start in the playoffs. The first was scored in overtime against the Calgary Flames when the Ducks overcame a three goal deficit to win in overtime. The second came after the Ducks record […]
– The Sidney Crosby concussion, and what it means for the Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins series going forward. – Analyzing the play that injured Sid The Kid. – A wide-ranging discussion with Elliotte Friedman about the Penguins, the Calgary Flames, the Buffalo Sabres and especially the state of hockey writing today in light of ESPN […]