Category: Calgary Flames

Joe Nieuwendyk says “No” to Calgary Flames GM position

Joe Nieuwendyk, Calgary Flames

Almost immediately after the termination of Calgary general manager Jay Feaster yesterday, rumours circulated naming former Flames captain and Dallas Stars GM Joe Nieuwendyk as a possible candidate to inherit the executive role. And as quickly as the Nieuwendyk buzz began,…

Jay Feaster Fired: Brian Burke cleans house in Calgary

Calgary Flames

The inevitable managerial move many have expected for some time has finally transpired within the Calgary Flames organization. General manager Jay Feaster was fired today, along with assistant general manager John Wiesbrod, but enough about him. Feaster has been the…

Calgary Flames: Jarome Iginla honoured in his city

Last night was Jarome Iginla‘s return to the place he did magical things on the ice and within the community. Prior to the game the Calgary Flames honoured the franchise’s greatest player with a tribute video, and the crowd stood…

Calgary Flames: Jarome Iginla returns home

Jarome Iginla received golden stick in honour of his 500th goal.

Tomorrow night represents a special evening in an otherwise dull season for the rebuilding Calgary Flames when the franchise’s former captain and most important player of the last two decades returns home for the first time as a member of…

Edmonton Oilers trade defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Calgary Flames

Former Edmonton Oiler Ladislav Smid. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

What happened to the Battle of Alberta? The Edmonton Oilers traded prominent defenceman Ladislav Smid to their biggest rivals the Calgary Flames this evening. The deal was concocted to free up cap space, allowing the Oilers to sign free agent…

Brian Burke defends fighting in the NHL

Calgary Flames Director of Hockey Ops, Brian Burke. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Brian Burke, current Director of Hockey Operations with the Calgary Flames, is an outspoken personality who loves the game of hockey as much as anyone. And his philosophy regarding the way the game should be played is well publicized. On October…

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

Shawn Matthias of the Florida Panthers. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…

Calgary Flames Rookie Sean Monahan Sits 5th In NHL Scoring

Calgary Flames rookie sensation Sean Monahan. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Technically, according to NHL.com‘s list of scoring leaders, you will find Calgary Flames rookie sensation Sean Monahan in the number 22 slot. However, his point total this season is the fifth highest in the league at the moment. Sidney Crosby…