Flames Rumors & News

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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

  • Time for Calgary Flames goalies to step up ... whoever they are

    Calgary Sun "Question: Jonas Hiller, Karri Ramo ... or even Joni Ortio? Answer: It doesn't really matter. The fact is, the Calgary Flames will need strong goaltending in the second half of the season as they attempt to make a playoff push for the first time since 2008-09, and it doesn't matter where it..." January 29

  • Flames young star Johnny Gaudreau shrugs off all-star bonus

    Calgary Sun "If this keeps up, Johnny Hockey may soon be trademarking the name Johnny Cash. Fresh off his first all-star game appearance as a raw rookie, 21-year-old Johnny Gaudreau returned to the Dome Tuesday with a smile and some great memories. He also reportedly returned home with a $212,500 bonus for..." January 28

  • Flames dominate Sabres in return from NHL all-star break

    Calgary Herald "Believe it or not, the Calgary Flames are perfectly aware that every game matters. Even Tuesday’s game against the National Hockey League’s worst outfit, the Buffalo Sabres. Because for them, occupying a wild-card spot in the Western Conference with 55 points, the post-season stretch drive..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away

    CBSSports.com "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    Calgary Flames @NHLFlames

    It's official - Johnny Gaudreau is going to play in tomorrow's #NHLAllStar Game! #JohnnyHockey pic.twitter.com/HbtG1HgmAt

  • All-star inclusion proves how far Gaudreau has come

    Calgary Sun "You can be sure that returning for the NHL all-star weekend was the furthest thing from Johnny Gaudreau's mind the last time he set foot in Nationwide Arena. Back on Oct. 17, Gaudreau found himself in street clothes as Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley made him a healthy scratch for what..." January 24

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Aaron Ekblad and Johnny Gaudreau are being bumped up to the NHL all-star game from rookie showcase to replace Crosby/Johnson. #NHLAllStar

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    My bad: Johnny Gaudreau is not part of the main NHL all-star game after all. Was a fluid situation but they've decided to play one F short.

  • Ducks Down Flames 6-3; Extend 11-Year Win Streak

    Anaheim Calling "The Anaheim Ducks extended their home win streak over the Calgary Flames to an impressive 11-year mark by winning their fifth-straight overall by a 6-3 score. First Period Recap: The game began with the Calgary Flames looking to put themselves on the strong foot early, and their game plan was..." January 22

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in NHL.com All-Star draft

    NHL.com "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at NHL.com decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

  • Flames stun Kings in overtime again

    Calgary Herald "Dennis Wideman thought it was in. Then he didn’t. Then, after the National Hockey League reviewed the strange-looking goal which appeared to strike the in-net camera with 52 seconds left in overtime, the entire Calgary Flames bench erupted, celebrating a 2-1 overtime victory over the Los..." January 20

  • Flames move Glencross to injured reserve list

    Pro Hockey Talk "Every point is critical for the Flames as they hold onto the second Wild Card spot by the narrowest of margins and tonight’s contest will be of particular importance, but Calgary will be missing one of its top forwards. Curtis Glencross has been placed on the injured reserve list, per the Flames’..." January 19

  • Flames continue domination of Desert Dogs with 4-1 win

    Calgary Herald "Given his previous performance, given his recent stingy streak in the National Hockey League, it wasn’t shocking that Joni Ortio had earned a second straight start for the Calgary Flames. It also wasn’t shocking that the backup netminder was able to harness Saturday’s 1-0 win over the Vancouver..." January 16

  • Johnny Hockey trademark backlash surprises Gaudreau camp

    Calgary Herald "The sight of one T-shirt, in particular, seems to have put the wheels in motion. When Johnny Gaudreau’s agent noticed the eye-catching slogan — “Johnny (Effin’) Hockey” — he went to work, applying for “Johnny Hockey” trademarks with patent offices in Canada and the United..." January 15

  • Flames' rookie files trademark applications for 'Johnny Hockey'

    TSN.ca ""Johnny Hockey" is following in the footsteps of "Johnny Football" -- right into Canadian and U.S. patent and trademark offices. After NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel turned heads while winning the Heisman Trophy and made headlines by trademarking the term "Johnny Football" while starring at at..." January 14

  • Calgary Flames D Mark Giordano an all-star, F Johnny Gaudreau to show off his skills

    Calgary Sun "You can’t expect only congratulations. Not with professional athletes. Even being chosen for the NHL All-Star Game festivities for the first time comes with a price in the dressing room. “A few chirps going on here and there,” Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano reported Saturday after..." January 11

  • No quit in Calgary Flames tough-guy Brian McGrattan, who faces fight for his career

    Calgary Sun "Given what he does for a living and what he’s gone through in life, it’s not surprising Brian McGrattan rolled with the punches yesterday. Clearing waivers and assigned to the Calgary Flames AHL affiliate in Adirondack to start getting icetime again, the 33-year-old fighter said the fact no..." January 11

  • Flames trade centre Corban Knight to Panthers for Drew Shore

    The Globe and Mail "Centre Drew Shore was acquired by the Calgary Flames on Friday in a trade with the Florida Panthers in exchange for centre Corban Knight. Shore was drafted by the Panthers in the second round (44th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft. This season the 23-year-old has 30 points in 35 games with..." January 11

  • Flames’ McGrattan clears waivers

    Pro Hockey Talk "Calgary Flames tough guy Brian McGrattan cleared waivers on Saturday. The 33-year-old has been a healthy scratch in 34 games this season including the past 14 straight. McGrattan last played on Dec. 6 and has dressed in just eight games this season for the Flames. Calgary placed him on..." January 11

  • ‘I try to forget Calgary,’ says Panthers’ O’Brien on facing the Flames

    Pro Hockey Talk "After getting sent down to the minors during the 2013-14 season and bought out in the summer, Shane O’Brien isn’t speaking too favorably about his time with the Calgary Flames. According to George Richards of the Miami Herald, O’Brien, who has struggled to maintain a regular spot in the NHL the..." January 10

  • Wings beat Flames, win 2 of 3 on western swing

    Detroit News "The road hasn't been all that bad for the Red Wings yet. They finished the western Canada portion of this six-game trip Wednesday with their second consecutive victory, defeating Calgary, 3-2. Riley Sheahan, Henrik Zetterberg and Justin Abdelkader (power play) scored as the Red Wings went..." January 08

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    Roger Millions @RogMillions

    #Flames will send both Markus Granlund to Adirondack of AHL making room for Mikael Backlund