Leland Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Flames backup goalie trying out for a Finnish team: report

    Calgary Sun "Leland Irving is the odd man out in the log-jam that is the Calgary Flames’ goaltending depth. According to Jokerit.com Irving will try out for the Finnish squad Jokerit Helsinki of the SM-liiga. Irving the Flames’ No. 1 pick in the 2006 NHL entry draft (26th overall) played in only six..." August 21

  • Leland Irving’s future in Calgary looks bleak

    Calgary Herald "To see a 25-year-old sitting out April’s final four dates had been truly odd. Especially considering the netminding alternatives — a 33-year-old (who was sick) and a 36-year-old (who was emotionally checked out). The healthy youngster stood out as the common sense option. Yet Leland..." May 08

  • Flames make changes in crease, demote Irving

    Calgary Sun "The fact Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley said Joey MacDonald would start Sunday’s game against the Dallas Stars was no surprise. That came with the news the team was reassigning Leland Irving to the AHL Abbotsford Heat and recalling Danny Taylor. “When we claimed Joey MacDonald off..." February 16

  • Irving gets kudos, draws another start

    Calgary Sun "Unless they switched the channel right after the game-winning goal, Calgary Flames fans got to see the softer side of goaltending coach Clint Malarchuk following Thursday’s 4-3 overtime triumph against the Columbus Blue Jackets. To clarify, they eventually got to see his softer side. As..." February 09

  • Irving ready to seize the opportunity as Flames’ starter

    Calgary Herald "When Leland Irving got into action last winter, Miikka Kiprusoff was never far away. The Finn was around the rink. On the bench in a ball cap. Beside Irving in the dressing room — before games, during intermissions, after games. Not now. Not Thursday. It’s Irving, in tandem with Danny..." February 07