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
Dougie Hamilton celebrate, The Canadian Press
The Boston Bruins have traded defenceman Dougie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames.
TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports the haul for Hamilton is not yet known, however it will include Calgary's 15th overall pick in Friday night's NHL Draft, along with other selections.
Hamilton, a restricted free agent, scored
The NHL Trade Deadline just a few weeks away, the Calgary Flames are reportedly going to be very active on the phones, surfacing in plenty of rumors.
Most of the speculation has been about potential changes in goal but some new rumors have surfaced as well.
The Flames are looking for a big bodied
The Flames hold the No. 15 pick in next weeks draft, four in the first two rounds and six in the first three rounds. Flames GM Brad Treliving:
“Obviously we’ve become popular in the sense we’ve got picks,” Treliving said. “When you look at this year’s draft, it’s unique in the sense
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
We may get to have the first taste of Connor McDavid's NHL experience here in Calgary. Against an Oilers team who has a new GM, and a new Head Coach. The Flames will get to face the draft phenom that was supposedly compared to being the "next Crosby."
Connor McDavid will
He is expensive but is worth it. We have never seen him play without Crosby over his shoulder. He could be elite. We are looking at maybe somewhere along the lines of an Alexander Ovechkin but with more of a playmaking ability. Malkin, in my opinion needs to go
The Calgary Flames relied on some of their younger players during their run to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and heading into the 2015 NHL Draft they expect to find another quality player to add to the organization. There are big names in this draft and Calgary's
Who should the Flames pick First round?
They are looking for the best player available. This isn't about a positional player they are in need of. They already had said goaltending is out of the question, do they trade up or stay put? I think they're in a decent position to