Flames Rumors & News

  • Jamie Benn does more than just play through injury in Stars shootout win over Flames

    Dallas Morning News "Jamie Benn was able to walk into the dressing room. Therefore, the Dallas Stars captain was playing. And it wasn’t up for debate. “I’ll be in there,” Benn said prior to Wednesday’s 4-3 shootout victory over the Flames in Calgary. “I didn’t want to miss this one. “There were a lot of..." March 26

  • NHL loses bid to dismiss retired players' concussion lawsuit

    Sporting News "A federal judge in Minnesota has rejected the NHL's motion to dismiss a concussion lawsuit brought on by retired players, the New York Times reported . The plaintiffs accused the league of failing to inform them of health risks caused by concussions as a result of repeated head trauma and are..." March 26

  • Players in NHL concussion case want Bettman deposed by July 1

    TSN.ca "NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman should be forced to be deposed about matters relating to the NHL concussions lawsuit within the next three months, lawyers for a group of former players wrote in a legal filing. Lawyers for the former players wrote to the NHL on February 23 asking to set up a time..." March 26

  • Flames release Douglas Murray from tryout

    Pro Hockey Talk "Douglas Murray’s time in Calgary has come to an end. On Wednesday, the Flames announced Murray’s tryout with the club had expired and he’d no longer be practicing with the team. Murray, 35, joined the team on Mar. 13 — not long after it had lost the services of captain and top d-man Mark..." March 25

  • Judge denies NHL's motion to dismiss concussion lawsuit

    CBSSports.com "The NHL's bid to have a lawsuit brought against the league by former players regarding concussions dismissed took a hit Wednesday. A judge in U.S. district court in Minnesota has denied the NHL's motion to dismiss litigation brought against the league by former players regarding concussions...." March 25

  • Calgary Flames snapshots -- What a rush! And it’s started by Karri Ramo save

    Calgary Sun "Karri Ramo didn’t get credit for an assist. No problem. What irked the Calgary Flames’ netminder was that he didn’t even get credit for the stop. Ramo stretched across his crease to rob Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog of a sure-goal on a wraparound attempt during Monday’s..." March 24

  • Blue Jackets slide past Flames 3-2

    The Cannon "The Blue Jackets traveled to Calgary without rookie center Alexander Wennberg because of a potential hand infection. He was not cleared to travel, but Boone Jenner and Jeremy Morin were welcomed back to the lineup after being activated off IR on Friday. Ryan Murray did not play again on the blue..." March 22

  • Treliving hears praise for Flames at NHL GM meetings

    Calgary Herald "Ever wonder what NHL general managers discuss when they get together and stand around the water cooler? More or less, it’s similar to the banter usually taking place around any office water cooler — last night’s game, the NHL playoff race and hotshot players. So when first-year GM Brad..." March 22

  • Blues shutout Flames, alone in first place

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After yet another shutout, the Blues are alone in first place in the Central Division for the first time in three months. A 4-0 victory over Calgary on Tuesday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome gave the club sole possession of the division lead for the first time since Dec. 13. The win ran..." March 18

  • Report: NHL to have 3-on-3 OT hockey, pending approval

    Puck Drunk Love "The NHL is looking to decide the outcomes of more games before they reach a shootout and they believe moving to 3-on-3 hockey in overtime is the way to do it. The AHL recently incorporated 3-on-3 play in overtime and they’ve seen a drastic drop in games decided by the skills competition...." March 18

  • Matt Stajan feels for former team in Toronto's media spotlight

    Calgary Sun "Matt Stajan has been through it all. Rebuilds, trades, a few highs, many more lows, and most of all, the media circus otherwise known as the Toronto Maple Leafs. With the Maple Leafs leading nearly every national highlight show as the NHL team’s tailspin led them from a playoff position to a..." March 14

  • Free agent D Douglas Murray joins Flames on tryout basis

    CBSSports.com "The Calgary Flames need help on defense and they may have found it in an unlikely place. The club has invited veteran free agent defenseman Douglas Murray to practice with the team on a tryout basis. The 35-year-old has played in 518 NHL games over his career including 53 with the Montreal..." March 13

  • Flames light up Ducks at Saddledome

    Calgary Sun "The first Calgary Flames rookie to hit 50 points since some guy named Jarome Iginla. Nice company for Johnny Hockey to join. Johnny Gaudreau's milestone achievement was perfectly timed, too, potting a pair of goals to help pace the Flames to a wildly entertaining 6-3 victory Wednesday night..." March 12

  • NHL GMs might curb shootouts

    CSN New England "This will hardly come as a shock to anybody that remembers just last week when Claude Julien famously said “they suck” when asked about NHL shootouts, but the Bruins coach is in favor of getting rid of them altogether. Darren Dreger said on NBCSN Wednesday night that the NHL general managers..." March 12

  • Anderson, Sens avoid colossal collapse against Flames

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators wore smiles Sunday night after breathing a collective sigh of relief. In the end, there was no need to grimace without The Hamburglar. After a blowing a 4-0 lead against the Calgary Flames, the Senators managed to survive the collapse as captain Erik Karlsson scored in the sixth..." March 09

  • Evgeny Romasko will become NHL's first Russian referee on Monday

    CBSSports.com "On Monday night in Detroit, when the Red Wings host the Edmonton Oilers, Evgeny Romasko will make some history when he becomes the first Russian referee in NHL history when he joins Paul Devorski on the ice at Joe Louis Arena. The 33-year-old Romasko had some assignments earlier this season in..." March 09

  • No slowing red-hot Flames in Detroit

    Calgary Sun "The road trip was supposed to break the Flames. Especially when their best player and team captain Mark Giordano went down with a season-ending injury. That had the critics sounding the death knell. Thanks to Friday's 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, the Flames have already ensured..." March 07

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    David Jones (lower body) will not return to the game. #CGYvsBOS

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    #Flames scratches: Stajan, Potter, Ferland #CGYvsBOS

  • With Giordano, Glencross gone, Flames name Hudler and Wideman alternate captains

    Pro Hockey Talk "The leadership group in Caglary took a hit recently after captain Mark Giordano (torn biceps tendon) was lost for the season and alternate Curtis Glencross was dealt to Washington. So this week, the club installed some new leaders. Calgary announced that veterans Jiri Hudler and Dennis..." March 05

  • Flames still not listening to detractors

    Calgary Sun "The detractors have long been adamant the Calgary Flames were destined for a fall. Not enough talent. Not good enough at puck possession. Not enough goal-scorers. Take your pick to say their success through the first three-quarters of the season, including a playoff position with 19..." March 04

  • Karri Ramo backstops Flames to OT win over Flyers

    Calgary Sun "The masked man stole the win. Not that he felt it was that much of an achievement. Jiri Hudler may have been the overtime goal-scoring hero, but goalie Karri Ramo was the difference maker and the biggest reason the Calgary Flames departed the City of Brotherly Love with a 3-2 win over the..." March 04

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    CAL appears to have traded Baertschi. No league trade call yet.

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    #Flames captain Mark Giordano will undergo surgery for a torn biceps tendon.

  • Flames trade Baertschi to Canucks for pick

    TSN.ca "The Calgary Flames have traded Sven Baertschi to the Vancouver Canucks for a second round pick." March 02

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    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Calgary #Flame continue to be attached to Chris Stewart along with #Bruins

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    Earlier today, the #Flames assigned defenceman Tyler Wotherspoon to the @AHLFlames pic.twitter.com/K0XoI92A5V

  • Flames put Mark Giordano on IR, claim David Schlemko off waivers

    CBSSports.com "The Calgary Flames have decided to place captain and top defenseman Mark Giordano on the injured reserve. They also claimed blueliner David Schlemko off waivers from the Dallas Stars. Giordano's status is certainly concerning for the Flames, who are still in the race to make the postseason this..." March 01

  • Flames deal Glencross to Capitals

    TSN.ca "The Calgary Flames have traded left wing Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. In 53 games with the Flames this season, Glencross has scored nine goals and 19 assists. The 32-year-old is in the final year of a four-year contract he signed with the Flames prior to the 2011-2012 season..." March 01

  • Flames will be as aggressive as they can

    NHL.com "The Calgary Flames plan to be "as aggressive as we can" heading into the NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. ET on March 2, general manager Brad Treliving told Sportsnet 690 Radio on Friday. "I wouldn’t say I'm close. Things can change. We’re talking. There’s lots of conversations going on," Treliving..." February 28

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    Derek Wills @Fan960Wills

    I asked Treliving if Giordano's injury was season-ending and he said that they don't know. #Flames Captain is still with the team.

  • Curtis Glencross helps Calgary Flames beat New Jersey Devils

    Calgary Sun "If that’s the swansong for Curtis Glencross, it’s a heck of a way to go out. Glencross may be on the move by Monday’s NHL trade deadline, so each game with the Calgary Flames could be his last, and he had his best effort of the season when his club needed it most in a crucial 3-1 victory over..." February 26

  • Nash replacement Hayes scores only goal in Rangers’ win over Flames

    New York Post "If this is life without Rick Nash … No, no, no, the Rangers aren’t allowing anyone to go there, saying there is no long-term concern for their star winger, who missed Tuesday night’s 1-0 win over the Flames at the Garden with “neck spasms.” He’s considered “day-to-day,” and coach Alain..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • With Byron and Stajan out, Flames recall ’13 first-rounder Poirier

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Calgary Flames could get a look at one of their brightest prospects on Tuesday when they take on the Rangers at MSG. Today, the Flames called up Emile Poirier — the 22nd overall pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft — from AHL Adirondack, to fill one of the roster voids with Paul Byron going on..." February 23

  • Flames return Bennett to junior

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Calgary Flames returned forward Sam Bennett to the Ontario Hockey League’s Kinston Frontenacs the club announced Saturday. Bennett, who hasn’t played this season, was in Calgary recovering from surgery to repair a torn labrum. “After the fourth month it gets a little annoying,” Bennett..." February 22

  • Koivu comes through in overtime to give Wild two big points in Calgary

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Calgary Flames have gotten a lot of publicity lately because of their third-period magic. They entered Wednesday’s game against the Wild with a league-high 10 victories when trailing after two periods — two from tying the league record. When asked about all these comebacks Wednesday..." February 19

  • Flames rally from 3-0 deficit, stun Bruins with flukey OT goal to win 4-3

    Calgary Herald "They entered the fray carrying a five-game losing streak against the evening’s foes, outscored a rather decisive 21-2 over that span. Toting a no-blushes-spared record (7-12-2) against Eastern Conference competition. And found themselves down 3-0 a mere 21 minutes of official time into..." February 17

  • Tyler Toffoli’s hat trick leads L.A. Kings past Calgary Flames

    L.A. Daily News "The puck wasn’t actually following Tyler Toffoli around the Staples Center ice Thursday night, but it sure seemed like it during the Kings’ 5-3 victory over the Calgary Flames. It also seemed every time he had it on his stick blade he smacked it into the back of the net. Toffoli’s first career..." February 13

  • Flames make dads proud, submarining Sharks in division showdown

    Calgary Herald "Sunday’s itinerary included a posh charter flight, a lovely team meal, an enjoyable evening of chit-chat. Tuesday means a relaxing round of golf in sunny Los Angeles and, of course, more mingling. But Monday? That was business, all business, for the Calgary Flames and their proud..." February 10

  • Flames assign Sven Baertschi and Markus Granlund to Adirondack

    NHL.com "The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned forwards Sven Baertschi and Markus Granlund to the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League. Baertschi, a native of Langenthal, Switzerland has played in 15 games with Calgary this season where he has four assists and six penalty..." February 05

  • Flames' Glencross in sticky situation

    Calgary Sun "Curtis Glencross figured he was about to reach the “Go” space. The reward meant a return to the Calgary Flames lineup, worth much more to him than a measly $200 worth of Monopoly money. Instead, the left winger landed on “Chance” and was sent back three spaces after he stepped on TJ Brodie’s..." February 05

  • Hungry Flames leave bigger Sharks in their dust with crucial 3-1 triumph

    Calgary Herald "The Calgary Flames, believe it or not, have powered themselves into second place in the Pacific Division. It’s true. Check for yourself. But maybe, if you’ve been watching closely, the news comes as less of a surprise. Their latest bit of goodness – dancing past the San Jose Sharks 3-1 in..." February 05

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Flames beat Jets, 5-2

    Calgary Sun "With all their comeback victories, the running gag with the Calgary Flames is they wouldn’t know what to do with a lead. Even head coach Bob Hartley was wondering. “I don’t know how we’ll react if we’re ahead after two,” he joked following Monday’s morning skate in preparation of facing the..." February 03

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    Wes Gilbertson @SUNGilbertson

    #Flames C Mikael Backlund is a game-time decision tonight. RW Jiri Hudler returns from illness, LW David Wolf (lower-body) is out.

  • Flames unwilling to risk future for playoff push

    TSN.ca "Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving is not willing to risk his team's long-term future for a playoff push this season. The Flames currently hold the second and final wild card spot and hold a three point advantage over the Los Angeles Kings. Still, Treliving said the Flames remain..." February 02

  • Parise's goal, Dubnyk's saves hold up for Wild's win in Calgary

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Zach Parise said it plainly Thursday morning. With the number of teams the 12th-place Wild is chasing, it had no choice but to beat the Calgary Flames, who occupy the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Wild’s leading goal scorer repeated that mantra after scoring the..." January 30

  • NHL teams can expect salary cap woes if Canadian dollar keeps falling

    SI.com "On a day when one of the game’s all-time greats formally announced his retirement, the plummeting exchange rate for the Canadian dollar probably isn’t the sexiest topic to tackle. But just like Martin Brodeur, who is staying on in a management role with the Blues, this situation isn’t going..." January 30