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Bouma, Jooris, and Elson inked to new deals

After a rookie breakout, it’s a safe bet Josh Jooris is pencilled in for more than one pre-season contest this fall. That doesn’t mean that his name is written in ink on the Calgary Flames’ opening-night roster. And the 25-year-old speedster knows it. “This is the best league in the world and there are

Five players to keep an eye on at Calgary Flames development camp

If you prefer slapshots and saucer-passes to saddles and spurs, you’ll want to dust off a warm jacket and head over to WinSport's Markin MacPhail Centre this week for the Calgary Flames’ annual development camp. The invite list for the summer get-together includes 20 forwards, 18 defencemen and four netminders, from

Flames sign Hamilton 6 year/34.5M contract, look to free agency

Dougie Hamilton, the uppity loner restricted free agent defenseman who clearly didn’t fit with the Boston Bruins for reasons that obviously had nothing to do with the Bruins, was signed by theCalgary Flames Tuesday to a reported six-year contract for $34.5 million. I guess the Flames ignored the predictable Boston character

Calgary Flames need to get Dougie Hamilton signed

The NHL Draft is over. But Brad Treliving and the Calgary Flames are still on the clock. Amidst the buzz and excitement of acquiring Dougie Hamilton before the bell rang to kick off this year’s draft in Florida on Friday, the reality for the Flames is they had best ink Hamilton to

Calgary Flames 2015 NHL Draft Recap

The Calgary Flames entered the weekend with nine picks in the 2015 NHL Draft, but thanks to some wheeling and dealing, ended up shipping out several picks to bring in NHL ready talent. Calgary kicked things off in style a few hours before the draft was set to begin, by dealing

Flames Jiri Hudler wins the Lady Byng Trophy

LAS VEGAS — Calgary Flames forward Jiri Hudler won the Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct on Wednesday. With 14 penalty minutes, Hudler had the fewest of the NHL’s top 20 scorers. Hudler finished eighth in scoring with a career-high 76 points. The 31-year-old native of the Czech Republic finished ahead

Flames coach Hartley wins the Jack Adams Award

Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley has captured the Jack Adams Award as "the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success," as selected by the NHL Broadcasters’ Association. Hartley was a top-three selection on 63 of the 75 ballots cast, including 37 first-place votes, for 237

Flames resign Backlund, Look ahead to Draft

Unrestricted free agency was just one year away for Mikael Backlund. All Backlund had to do was ink a contract for one season, and then on July 1, 2016, he would have the freedom to sell his services to any team in the NHL. Instead, the Calgary Flames centre, a restricted free

Calgary Flames release 2015-16 pre-season schedule

The Calgary Flames will likely get the first look — albeit, unofficial — at star-in-the-making Connor McDavid in NHL action. The Flames will open their pre-season slate with Sept. 21 split-squad contests against the provincial rival Edmonton Oilers, who won the 2015 NHL DraftLOTTERY and will select McDavid with the first-overall