Tonight the Calgary Flames take on the Toronto Maple Leafs but the Flames will not look much like themselves as it was announced prior to the game that Flames forwards Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau and Lance Bouma would be healthy scratches due to disciplinary reasons.
It was reported yesterday during the
What do they do?
The Calgary Flames are in a tough spot as of late. Losing to the last place Blue Jackets just may be the sign. Is it time to start accepting the rebuild? The run last year sure was something, but was it a fluke? I mean they really
Sam Bennett is showing his goal scoring potential. He was told to shoot more, and shoot more he is. Bennett has been on fire in his past five games with eight goals. It's an impossible pace to keep, but might be a sign that the fourth overall pick from 2014 may
The list of general managers who have tried to expedite a rebuild is long. The list of GMs who lasted to see the finished product however, is much shorter (see: Brian Burke, Toronto).
So you’ll have to forgive Brad Treliving if he hammers home the patience angle, as his Calgary Flames
Jiri Hudler is definitely not living up to his expectations he set last year putting up 76 points. He is struggling this year with not only injuries, but the production numbers as well. He is a great leader and mentor for the young kids, which gives him a ton of
The hope was to get the second half off to a rousing start and the Calgary Flames did just that – with an emphatic 6-0 home-ice win over the scorching-hot Florida Panthers on Wednesday night.
It was important victory on a lot of levels – goaltender Jonas Hiller came out of
Could we see a big deal involving Jiri Hudler? The Flames might have to end up moving him. With the contracts of the future (Monahan, Gaudreau, Bennett) coming up, and the signing of Mark Giordano and Hamilton, the Flames might not be able to afford Jiri Hudler. Although the 31
SABRES (11-14-3) at FLAMES (11-14-2)
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Season series: The Buffalo Sabres and Calgary Flames each won at home to split the 2014-15 series. The Sabres defeated Calgary 4-3 on Dec. 11 and the Flames won 4-1 on Jan. 27. Forward Tyler Ennis led the Sabres with four
They needed the two points,
But they needed to feel a little better about themselves, too.
For the first time in three weeks and just the fourth time in 27 outings, the Calgary Flames won a game in regulation.
Darn near dominated it actually, winning by a two-goal margin for the first
Mark Giordano got the long-term contract he and the Calgary Flames were seeking. But there was something missing.
"In my opinion, if he didn't unfortunately go down with an injury, he's sitting here with a Norris Trophy," Flames general manager Brad Treliving said Tuesday after Giordano signed a six-year contract extension