Flames Rumors & News

  • Flames sign Joni Ortio

    NHL.com "The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed goaltender Joni Ortio to a two-year contract. Ortio, a native of Turku, Finland, played 10 games with the Flames during the 2013-14 season. He played in his first NHL game on February 27th stopping 20 of 22 shots and earned his first NHL..." July 24

  • Flames avoid arbitration with Colborne, re-sign him to two-year deal

    Matchsticks & Gasoline "The Flames had just one restricted free agent opt for arbitration, and now that isn't an issue at all as the Flames and Joe Colborne have reached a two-year deal worth an annual average value of $1.275 million. His previous contract was a one-year, $600k deal. Colborne's contract makes him the..." July 22

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    Wes Gilbertson @SUNGilbertson

    #Flames G Jonas Hiller needed only minor procedure after appendictis attack. Expected to make a speedy recovery.

  • Flames sign Hanowski to one-year, two-way contract

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Calgary Flames re-signed forward Ben Hanowski to a one-year, two-way contract on Saturday. The financial details aren’t clear at this time. The 23-year-old scored two assists in 11 games with Calgary last season, also collecting 31 points in 55 contests with the AHL’s Abbotsford Heat. He..." July 13

  • Gaudreau takes stock in whirlwind year as he prepares for first NHL training camp

    Calgary Herald "The name has been talked about around the city since 2011. But finally, after four years of summer development camps, John Gaudreau’s next trip will be for this fall’s Calgary Flames training camp. “It’s a little different,” said skilled winger following Wednesday’s final scrimmage at..." July 10

  • Flames in no rush to sign fourth overall pick Bennett

    Pro Hockey Talk "Last year, the Flames signed Sean Monahan 22 days after taking him sixth overall at the draft. Three years ago, they inked Sven Baertschi 10 days after taking him 13th overall. But despite that history, Calgary GM Brad Treliving says there’s no reason to rush the process with his latest..." July 10

  • Mark Jankowski hardly forgotten man at centre for Calgary Flames

    Calgary Sun "He’s not the centre of attention. Make no mistake, though, Calgary Flames prospect Mark Jankowski isn’t a forgotten man, either. “As I told him (Sunday), ‘Don’t be thinking that anybody is writing you off,’ ” said Flames GM Brad Treliving. It’s been less than two weeks since Treliving..." July 07

  • As game evolves, Flames' Gaudreau seeking next step

    NHL.com "Johnny Gaudreau's home in Carneys Point, N.J., is littered with hardware. The 20-year-old Calgary Flames prospect is looking to add one more to the mantle, an ESPY. But as the award nominations and accolades continue to pile up, so too does the expectation that Gaudreau can take the next step..." July 07

  • Flames prospect Sieloff continues comeback from staph infection

    Pro Hockey Talk "Patrick Sieloff will take part in the Calgary Flames development camp next week, having had the vast majority of his 2013-14 season cut short by a staph infection. Sieloff, a second-round pick of the Flames in 2012, joined the Abbotsford Heat in the American Hockey League last fall, becoming..." July 05

  • Paul Byron re-signs with Flames for one year

    Calgary Sun "Paul Byron’s time outside of the Calgary Flames fold was short-lived. A few days after the Flames forward wasn’t given a qualifying offer and became an unrestricted free agent, Byron was re-signed to a one-year contract Thursday. It’s a one-way deal, meaning his salary would be the same..." July 04

  • Craig Conroy’s phone keeps ringing over quality of prospects in Calgary Flames’ stable

    Calgary Herald "The well-known likes of Max Reinhart, Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi? They get a pass.John Ramage and Turner Elson, winners of the ECHL’s Kelly Cup less than a month ago, also stay home. Another youngster has visa issues — Rushan Rafikov. Another is coming off knee surgery — Michael..." July 04

  • Bruins shopping Boychuk

    The Fourth Period "The Boston Bruins are looking to free up some salary cap space and appear to be shopping defenseman Johnny Boychuk in order to create some room. The Bruins have roughly $5.7 million in available cap space, which includes center Marc Savard's $4.027 million salary being attributed to LTIR...." July 04

  • Morgan Klimchuk eager to make impression on Calgary Flames’ brass

    Calgary Herald "Still a teenager, Morgan Klimchuk is nevertheless well versed in hockey’s abrupt curves. You know, the heavy-handed business of it all. Twice the Calgarian has seen his junior outfit — the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League — overhaul its coaching staff. Klimchuk’s introduction to..." July 03

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Deryk Engelland to CGY. 3 year deal worth $2.9M.

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Hearing CAL closing in on Deryk Engelland

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    Mark Spector @SportsnetSpec

    Calgary #Flames going all out to retain Mike Cammalleri, have made "several offers." Player's camp quiet this morning.

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    CGY signs Jonas Hiller to two-year deal with AAV of $4.5M.

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    NHL on TSN @NHLonTSN

    Mason Raymond to Calgary is a three-year, $9.5 million deal. #TSN #FAF #FreeAgentFrenzy

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    Randy Sportak @SUNRandySportak

    #Flames didn't make qualifying offers for Paul Byron (bit of a surprise) and TJ Galiardi (not really a surprise).

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Flames made a trade offer for Cam Ward in exchange for Carolina's 7th pick. Obvious salary dump opportunity. Hurricanes declined.

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    The Flames were aggressive pre-draft. Offered to take on Mike Ribeiro for 12th pick (Ribeiro wouldn't waive). Ultimately, he was bought out.

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    Sounding like #Flames will use compliance buyout on Shane O'Brien. He owed 2.2M for 2014-15 #NHL season.

  • Calgary Flames go big on second day of NHL Draft

    Calgary Sun "Size and truculence. You bet it’s a motto for the Calgary Flames. It also was a major focus after last season. The Flames addressed the desire to add some size Saturday at the NHL Draft in Philadelphia, starting with second-round selection Hunter Smith, all 6-foot-7 and 220-lb. of..." June 29

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Hawks trade Bolig to Calgary for the 83rd pick

    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    At least 8 teams have shown interest in acquiring the 1st pick overall from the Panthers. Van, Cgy, Edmtn and Tor among them.

  • Flames GM takes issue with recent Spezza trade speculation

    Calgary Sun "Brad Treliving said he poured a cup of coffee and opened up his laptop Sunday morning with no intention on catching up on some fiction. However, he claims that’s exactly what he saw when he read a report suggesting he’d offered up a draft pick and a trio of his players for Ottawa Senators..." June 18

  • Report: Flames, pending UFA Cammalleri are talking contract

    Pro Hockey Talk "Could Mike Cammalleri, a pending unrestricted free agent and already with an annual cap hit of $6 million, possibly re-sign with the Calgary Flames? The 32-year-old forward, after a 26-goal, 45-point season, is at the end of his current five-year contract. To take a line out from Simpsons..." June 18

  • Flames make pitch for Sens captain Jason Spezza

    Ottawa Sun "One Canadian team has reached out to try to get Senators' captain Jason Spezza. He likely doesn't want to go there. League sources say the Calgary Flames have made a pitch to the Senators for their top centre but what they're offering and the destination itself make the chances of a deal..." June 16

  • Flames asking Panthers about No. 1 pick in Draft

    NHL.com "One month after Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon admitted he was openly fielding offers for the top pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, at least one team has inquired into the cost of selecting first on June 27 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Calgary Flames general manager Brad..." June 09

  • Coda Gordon going back into the NHL draft after Flames don’t sign him

    Calgary Herald "The Calgary Flames have chosen not to re-sign prospect Coda Gordon, allowing the 19-year-old forward to re-enter the NHL Entry Draft." June 05

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    Pat Steinberg @Fan960Steinberg

    #Flames have officially signed David Wolf from Hamburg in German league, been rumored for months now.

  • Flames prospect Baertschi will miss rest of Worlds

    Pro Hockey Talk "Sven Baertschi was looking forward to playing for Switzerland in his first World Championship. His service is over though as he suffered a fractured rib in Switzerland’s opening game against Russia, per the IIHF. It will take Baertschi several weeks to recover, but at least he should still be..." May 10

  • Report: Calgary Flames moving AHL club to New York

    Calgary Sun "The city of Glens Falls, NY., has an arena in need of a minor-league hockey tenant. The Calgary Flames need a home for their top affiliate. It appears the obvious marriage is readying to take place. The Flames are finalizing a deal to move their AHL club to the central New York city,..." May 01

  • Peter Maher, voice of Flames since ’80, retires

    Sportsnet.ca "Peter Maher has called his last game for the Calgary Flames. Maher, the radio voice of the Flames since they moved to Alberta from Atlanta in 1980, announced his retirement from broadcasting at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. He called over 3,100 NHL games in his career without missing..." April 29

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    PHX asst GM Brad Treliving has been hired as GM of the Calgary Flames.

  • Flames Hire Coyotes' Treliving as New General Manager

    TSN.ca "The Calgary Flames have hired Brad Treliving as their new general manager. Treliving has served as the Phoenix Coyotes assistant general manager since 2007, he also handled duties as general manager of the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Portland Pirates. The Flames will make..." April 28

  • Gaudreau added to USA's World Championship roster

    NHL.com "Johnny Gaudreau's whirlwind season will continue as he has been named to USA Hockey's 2014 IIHF Men's World Championship roster. The tournament takes place May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus. It will be the third time the winger has represented his country in an international tournament. He scored..." April 23

  • Bettman: Salary cap now estimated in $69 million-$70 million range

    CBSSports.com "The Stanley Cup playoffs have only just begun but it's never too early to look forward to next season, particularly for those teams who are already done and can do nothing but figure out how to get better. Essential to the offseason planning is knowing what the salary cap will be next season so..." April 23

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

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

    Calgary Herald "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..." April 15

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

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

    CBSSports.com "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..." April 14

  • Canucks down Flames 5-1 but lose Daniel Sedin

    Vancouver Sun "It has been that kind of season for the Vancouver Canucks. Even when things go right, they go wrong. Daniel Sedin scored two goals for the first time in more than a year Sunday night, but then was carted off the ice on a stretcher after a hit from behind late in the second period of Vancouver’s..." April 14

  • Boston College duo set to make Flames debut

    NHL.com "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,..." April 13

  • Johnny Gaudreau wins Hobey Baker Award, will sign with Flames

    CBSSports.com "When it came to this year's Hobey Baker Memorial Award, there really was only one choice. It had been obvious for months who college hockey's highest individual honor should go to. Now it's official. Boston College's Johnny Gaudreau is the 2013-14 Hobey Baker Award winner. He received the award..." April 12

  • Burke's GM plan is patience

    Calgary Sun "Brian Burke insists the fact that the Calgary Flames now have competition in the search to find another general manager will change absolutely nothing about his plan of attack. Nearly four months after Burke explained the Christmas-time firing of Jay Feaster was done immediately so the club..." April 10

  • Ramo slams door on crashing Kings as Monahan scores winner for Flames in a shootout

    Calgary Herald "Fully knowing their place outside the National Hockey League playoff picture, the Calgary Flames welcomed the Los Angeles Kings to the Scotiabank Saddledome. A team which fully knows their place in the post-season scheme. Yet — like they’ve done with so many opponents this 2013-14 rebuilding..." April 10

  • Calgary Flames won't tank for draft position

    Calgary Sun "Be bad for (Aaron) Ekblad. Sink for Sam (Reinhart). Easier said than done. As much as Calgary Flames fans want to support a winning team, a segment is out there wishing their NHL squad would lose every game the rest of the way in the hopes of landing the highest draft pick..." April 09