FLAMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did the Flames turn down a huge offer for Jay Bouwmeester?

The Calgary Flames traded Jay Bouwmeester to the St. Louis Blues a little over one year ago. In exchange, the Flames received a conditional first-round pick, Mark Cundari and goaltender Reto Berra. The trade was supposed to begin the rebuilding effort in Calgary, but many believed the Blues escaped with a nice asset for an extremely manageable price. It turns out that the Flames...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

So Much For The Abbottsford Heat

((HT: Sportsnet))It was a relationship that wasn't working...The city of Abbottsford, British Columbia was in a deal with the Calgary Flames to have their American Hockey League team be in the arena as the primary tenant. There was a ten-year deal that had been signed and, without the attendance figures matching what the city thought they would be and what the Flames wanted-...
Via Online Sports Guys
1 day ago  |  Discuss

20 Players in 20 Seconds

Follow me on twitter @IanEsplen for Fun, Flames and all your draft needs. On that last note I'm planning on covering the hell out of the NHL draft and making it my goal to line up exclusive interviews with some interesting prospects - from 1-350 in the rankings. Let me know who you want to know more about and I'll dig in a find out for you.     The season is done...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pending unrestricted free agent Cammalleri would like to speak with Flames, unsure if he’ll test market

Surfacing one by one from the Calgary Flames dressing room at the conclusion of each exit meeting, they claimed that Monday was not the day for contract negotiations with the boss. But, still, the team’s unrestricted and restricted free agents were questioned about their future with the rebuilding National Hockey League club. “I don’t have anything to report,” said Michael...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Hartley will be back for third season as Flames head coach

The Calgary Flames had very low expectations for 2013-14 and by most accounts, they exceeded them a lot with 77 points, just six fewer than the Canucks. Head coach Bob Hartley is one of the beneficiaries of that. Thought to be on a very hot seat coming into a season with little hope, Hartley won't be going anywhere. Flames President and acting General Manager Brian Burke made...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Byron levels Daniel Sedin, sends him out on stretcher.

An irrelevant season finale between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks quickly turned ugly last night, when Calgary’s Paul Byron unleashed a hit on Vancouver’s Daniel Sedin, sending him viciously into the boards. Byron received a game misconduct for the dirty play, as Sedin was taken off on a stretcher and hospitalized. The last report was that Sedin was moving his extremities...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former BC Star Johnny Gaudreau Scores First NHL Goal Against Canucks (Video)

Just three days ago, Johnny Gaudreau scored for Boston College in its Frozen Four matchup against eventual national champion Union. On Sunday, “Johnny Hockey” made his NHL debut for the Calgary Flames and scored his first career goal in the second period. A shot from the point deflected off Flames center Joe Colborne and off Gaudreau’s stick as the puck trickled past Canucks...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Carr’s Abbotsford debut ends in shootout loss

ABBOTSFORD – He waited a long time to make his professional debut and it was worth the wait, but it didn’t end in the way Doug Carr wanted. Carr’s professional debut with the Abbotsford Heat ended in a 5-4 shootout loss on Sunday afternoon. Carr landed in Abbotsford, British Columbia on April 2 and signed an amateur try-out contract with the Heat. However, his professional...
Via View From 123
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston College duo set to make Flames debut

As teammates, linemates and close friends at Boston College, Johnny Gaudreau and Bill Arnold say it will be easier to make their NHL debuts with the Calgary Flames on Sunday night because they have each other. Gaudreau and Arnold signed with the Flames two days after their college season ended, and immediately after Gaudreau won the Hobey Baker Award as the best player in the NCAA...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: TJ Brodie tips puck into his net for brutal own goal

Winnipeg Jets forward Michael Frolik threw the puck on net when it got deflected twice. The last deflection was off Calgary Flames defenseman TJ Brodie’s stick and floated right past goalie Karri Ramo and Ramo waved at it hoping for the best. Easily one of the funnier goals you’ll see. [@MyRegularFace] The post Flames’ TJ Brodie Tips Puck Into Own Net For Funny Goal appeared...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Surging Flames beat Kings in SO

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Sean Monahan joined some pretty exclusive company on Wednesday night. The 19-year-old center scored his 21st goal and then got the shootout winner as the surging Calgary Flames beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 for their fourth straight victory. It's the first time a Calgary rookie has scored 21 goals in a single season since Jarome Iginla in 1996-97. "...
Via Fox Sports West
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning can't solve Karri Ramo, who stops 31 shots for Flames

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Karri Ramo finished with 31 saves, Mike Cammalleri and Kevin Westgarth scored 15 seconds apart in the first period, and the Calgary Flames beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 Thursday night. Curtis Glencross scored twice in the final two minutes, including an empty-netter with 16 seconds left for the Flames. Ondrej Palat scored with 4:04 left in the second period...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames News: Bryce van Brabant signs two year deal

The Calgary Flames continue to acquire young talent to bolster their roster for the rebuild that started with the firing of general manager Jay Feester, earlier this season. President of hockey operations Brian Burke, who has always liked to sign players from the U.S. college system, has reached into that pool again.Bryce van Brabant, a 22 year old centre out of Quinnipiac University...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Cammalleri takes the ice without blades in his skates (Video)

Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri had a major skate malfunction before Saturday night's game in Edmonton when he took the ice without any blades in his skates. Cammalleri fell to the ice immediately and could only get to his knees as his Flames teammates pushed him off the ice so he could get his blades.There may have been a miscommunication where Cammalleri told the trainer...
Via Holdout Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cammalleri takes ice with bladeless skates

Calgary Flames forward Mike Cammalleri became a victim of the newest Bauer skate feature, easily removable steel with the push of a button. Unfortunately for Cammalleri, he put on a pair of skates that didn’t have his steel in them and he couldn’t get off the ice. The scene was quite hilarious, even if it happened on Saturday against Edmonton, it’s worth seeing now that it’s...
Via Diehardsport
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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