Michael Cammalleri RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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

  • Two shrewd moves ease blow from epic fail of not trading Michael Cammalleri

    Calgary Sun "Brian Burke says there's method behind the madness of not trading Mike Cammalleri at the NHL trade deadline. Fittingly, no one is buying it. However, instead of harping on the deal he couldn't get done, Burke saved himself and the Flames from an embarrassing day by cashing in big on two..." March 06

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Burke admits signing Cammalleri may be unlikely, but they've agreed to keep talking while he entertains trade offers on the veteran forward.

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    #Flames Cammalleri and Burke have exchanged contract ideas with little progress on extension. Betting man has him traded before re-signing

  • Five possible destinations for Cammalleri

    Calgary Sun "The focus of the hockey world is shifting from Sochi to speculation. With the 2014 Winter Olympics officially closed and the NHL’s roster freeze now lifted, you can expect to hear all sorts of rumours and rumblings before the March 5 trade deadline. One name that is certain to be mentioned..." February 24

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    CGY/Mike Cammalleri continuing dialogue on new contract. Too soon to say which way it goes. Logic suggests he goes UFA, gets traded, but...

  • Lou Lamoriello eyeing Mike Cammalleri?

    North Jersey "While Devils coach Pete DeBoer keeps talking about the team needing to find a way to "generate another goal a night," Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello continues to search for a way to get that extra goal via the trade route. Lamoriello’s quest for a left wing to play on his top line..." February 04

  • Flames forward Michael Cammalleri set to step back into the lineup

    Calgary Sun "When Michael Cammalleri went down with a concussion, the Calgary Flames were struggling to find the back of the net, let alone piece together any sort of winning streak. Now, as the veteran winger gets set to return to the lineup Thursday against the San Jose Sharks (Saddledome, 7 p.m.,..." January 30

  • Flames fielding plenty of offers for Mike Cammalleri

    Calgary Sun "Mike Cammalleri might want to hold off on purchasing any real estate in Calgary. He is most likely on the move. With the NHL trade deadline set for March 5, many league executives view the 31-year-old Cammalleri as one of the most attractive options available for teams that want a forward who..." January 20

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    Wes Gilbertson @SUNGilbertson

    #Flames just announced that LW Michael Cammalleri has a concussion and is not on two-game trip to Carolina and Nashville.

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    Roger Millions @RogMillions

    #Flames Mike Cammalleri with flu. Back at hotel. Questionable tonight.

  • Flames exploring trade option for top players

    The Fourth Period "The Calgary Flames addressed a need last week, acquiring defenseman Ladislav Smid from the Edmonton Oilers and strengthening their blueline. Flames GM Jay Feaster isn't done dealing, but his next few moves are more likely to be on the selling side, as opposed to the buying side. According to..." November 18

  • Michael Cammalleri lighting the lamp

    Calgary Sun "The Calgary Flames can’t clone Michael Cammalleri. Too bad, really, because this rebuilding bunch is starved for offensive game-breakers. Cammalleri has been on an absolute roll of late, scoring five times over the past five games. The rest of his Flames teammates have combined for just..." November 14

  • Flames happy to have vet Michael Cammalleri healthy and on the offensive

    Calgary Sun "Michael Cammalleri had just finished logging 22:31 of icetime, collisions, cross-checks, slashes, and all the other workplace hazards that are impossible to avoid in an NHL contest. Easy. At least, it is compared to his recent stint on the Calgary Flames’ injured list. “The culture that..." November 03

  • Flames' Michael Cammalleri back practising at full strength

    Calgary Sun "During his first full practice in more than a month Michael Cammalleri was unloading one-timers. It was hard to tell from afar whether the Calgary Flames veteran who has been out of action since suffering a hand or wrist injury in the first pre-season game was unloading with the old R1 just..." October 21

  • Cammalleri ‘open’ to extension with Flames

    Pro Hockey Talk "It appears one of Brian Burke’s future decisions as the new president of hockey operations for the Calgary Flames will be whether or not to re-sign veteran forward Mike Cammalleri. Cammalleri 31 enters the 2013-2014 season with one year remaining on a five-year deal that pays him $7 million..." September 07

  • The Flames are having a difficult time trading Mike Cammalleri

    CBSSports.com "The Calgary Flames would like to trade forward Mike Cammalleri at some point this offseason. The only trouble is, nobody in the NHL seems to want to trade for him. That's the message general manager Jay Feaster sent out on Friday morning when he told the media that he hasn't received any..." June 28

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    Aaron Portzline @Aportzline

    #NHLPA: Cory Schneider (VAN), Michael Cammalleri (CGY), Ron Hainsey (WPG), David Backes and Alex Pietrangelo (STL) on competition committee.

  • Flames sniper Cammalleri struggling to hit the mark

    Calgary Herald "On the eve of training camp, Michael Cammalleri promised to show off his gap-toothed grin all season long in goal celebrations for the Calgary Flames. Minus his front teeth top and bottom - thanks to a Steven Stamkos shot to the mouth in a lockout training session - Cammalleri looks every bit..." February 03

  • Cammalleri firmly in Iginla's corner

    Calgary Herald "Michael Cammalleri bristled Monday at the suggestion the Calgary Flames might consider building around him for the future. On the surface, the idea sounds like a massive compliment for a player coming off a 41-point season. But . . . "I'm a Jarome Iginla fan," Cammalleri told reporters on..." April 10

  • 'Rebuild?' Flames' Cammalleri prefers 'reload'

    Calgary Herald "Michael Cammalleri hears the echoes. It's difficult to avoid them. With the city in the throes of another playoff-free spring, they are reverberating — from Willow Park to Tuscany, from Lakeview to Falconridge. For hollerers, there is a simple solution. "Rebuild, rebuild, rebuild — that's..." April 04

  • Injury gave Flames' Cammalleri chance to re-charge

    Calgary Herald "On a quiet day of off-ice training at Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary Flames forward Michael Cammalleri is chatting about his daily battles for bragging rights with captain Jarome Iginla. At issue: anything and everything that doesn't include hockey. "He is very, very competitive, and I'm..." March 28

  • Cammalleri front and centre

    Calgary Sun "The question nearly stumped Calgary Flames head coach Brent Sutter. Would he consider keeping Michael Cammalleri at centre when some of the clubs injured men of the middle, notably Mikael Backlund and Blair Jones, return to action? "I haven't got that far with it. I'm just thinking about our..." February 18

  • No regrets for Cammalleri

    Calgary Sun "Mike Cammalleri insists he did not pick the wrong Canadian city. On July 1, 2009, the kid from Richmond Hill sat in the Maple Leafs offices on Bay St. listening to the free-agent pitch from the team he grew up watching. In the end, it wasn't enough. Cammalleri ended up signing a..." February 15

  • Cammalleri coming up short

    Calgary Sun "It's obviously a little early to decide on a winner in the big trade between the Calgary Flames and Montreal Canadiens a few weeks back. Michael Cammalleri has two more years on his current contract to return to form with the Flames, while Rene Bourque is inked for four more with the..." February 11

  • Flames scorer confident he will start sniping

    Calgary Herald "Michael Cammalleri admits to battling minor insomnia on nights where the Calgary Flames lose due to lack of offence. Case in point: Calgary's 3-2 loss in the shootout to the Anaheim Ducks. "Listen, if we win the hockey game, it's a lot easier to stomach," says Cammalleri, who came to Calgary..." February 10

  • Flames' Cammalleri ready for playoff push

    Calgary Herald "After every breakup, there comes a time to tuck all those happy pictures into a drawer — or throw them out all together. A time to move on. The Montreal Canadiens metaphorically did just that last week by peeling a larger-than-life photo of Michael Cammalleri off the side of the Bell..." January 31

  • Flames coach enjoys having 'hockey geek' like Cammalleri

    Calgary Herald "Just like in old times, Michael Cammalleri is chatting away in the Calgary Flames dressing room while lovingly taping up a hockey stick. The topic of conversation on this day: top celebrity sightings. "I met all kinds of people in entertainment and sport when I lived in L.A." Cammalleri is..." January 22

  • Backlund coming into his own: Cammy

    Calgary Sun "Mikael Backlund was just a kid suiting up for his first NHL game when Michael Cammalleri last played with him. But Backlund has come a long way since the 2008-09 season, when the talented Swede first ventured into North American hockey. "He was just starting. He was just a prospect — you..." January 19

  • Cammalleri aims to pick it up with Flames

    Calgary Sun "Calgary Flames fans have already fallen in love with Mike Cammalleri. The 2008-09 version. The one who sniped 39 goals and put up 82 points. They might not be so enamoured with the recent numbers Cammalleri has put up, but the speedy winger said he's eager to pick up where things left off in..." January 14

  • Whirlwind brings Cammalleri to Calgary

    Calgary Sun "Steve Martin and the late John Candy have nothing on Michael Cammalleri. The newly-acquired Calgary Flames sniper could have written a script over the past 24 hours that would rival any 1980s comedy. "It's been planes, trains and automobiles," an exhausted Cammalleri told a massive media..." January 14

  • Cammalleri, Flames up to old tricks

    Calgary Sun "Michael Cammalleri hadn't even made his connection to Calgary in Toronto before the first salvo was fired in the prank war. An unnamed joker dropped a stool bearing Cammalleri's new number in front of the interview backdrop in the Saddledome halls. It was removed by staff and didn't make it..." January 14

  • Cammalleri pumped about returning to Flames

    Calgary Herald "Michael Cammalleri could be forgiven for feeling slightly disoriented. "I'm not going to lie to you,'' murmurred the once and current Calgary Flame. "It's 11 o'clock, I'm sitting here in Boston and I am wired. "All these crazy emotions. "Holy ---! What a 48 hours! "I just don't know..." January 13

  • Cammalleri deal shows Flames taking run at playoffs

    Calgary Herald "Anyone who had any notion of a teardown, or even some kind of soft rebuild, or perhaps a gentle re-tooling, forget it. The Calgary Flames, believe it or not, are making a run for it. This year. Thursday, they acquired a forward who turns 30 in June, who commands a salary of $6 million —..." January 13

  • Flames offer mixed feelings after Bourque trade

    Calgary Herald "With his first post-game sentence, Brent Sutter pounded the nail on the head. "Well, it was certainly an eventful night." Not only did the Calgary Flames win their eighth straight home date — a dramatic (and sort of boring) 1-0 overtime victory over the Anaheim Ducks — they made in-game news..." January 13

  • Montreal Canadiens need more output from Michael Cammalleri

    Montreal Gazette "Erik Cole says there is no instant cure for what one reporter described as Michael Cammalleri's little slump. At a time when the Canadiens are in desperate need of scoring, Cammalleri goes into Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks (7:30 p.m., RDS, TSN, TSN Radio-990) with only..." December 21

  • 'A special place to play and live,' CH sniper Cammalleri says

    Montreal Gazette "Former general manager Bob Gainey overhauled the Canadiens' roster two seasons ago, and forward Michael Cammalleri was one of the biggest additions he made. And since his first strides on Bell Centre ice, the Richmond Hill, Ont., native has fallen in love with the city, the team and its passionate..." October 06

  • Canadiens' Michael Cammalleri sees room for improvement

    Montreal Gazette "Michael Cammalleri gave the new glass at the Bell Centre high marks. But he was less enamoured of the Canadiens' play in a 6-3 exhibition loss to the Dallas Stars Tuesday night. "I wouldn't say we were great tonight," Cammalleri said in a classic understatement. "(There was) some poor..." September 21

  • Cammalleri has new outlook

    Toronto Sun "Montreal Canadiens winger Michael Cammalleri has a new daughter and a new training regimen as he prepares for what he expects to be a career year. The 29-year-old forward and his girlfriend welcomed the baby girl into the world 10 days ago. Now Cammalleri is turning his attention to the..." August 25

  • Stars align for local hockey guru

    Toronto Star "Jason Spezza, the Mississauga-bred centre for the Ottawa Senators, walked into a dressing room recently. Before he sat down, he hopped over the equipment bag belonging to Mike Cammalleri, the Montreal Canadiens forward, and settled into a spot across from Jeff Skinner, the NHL rookie of the year,..." August 09

  • 'No time to be happy,' Habs' Michael Cammalleri says

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens are coming home with a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Boston Bruins, but Michael Cammalleri says there's no reason to celebrate. "If we're sitting here and being happy about that and celebrating, we're making a crucial mistake," said..." April 18

  • 'No time to be happy,' Habs' Michael Cammalleri says

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens are coming home with a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series against the Boston Bruins, but Michael Cammalleri says there's no reason to celebrate. "If we're sitting here and being happy about that and celebrating, we're making a crucial mistake," said..." April 17

  • Habs trio hitting stride at right time

    Montreal Gazette "The players who started the season on the Canadiens' No. 1 line have been through their share of ups and downs this season. At various times, its members have dealt with adversity – injuries, fatigue, inconsistent play and unrealized potential. But centre Tomas Plekanec feels that he,..." April 07

  • 'We have to figure this out in a hurry,' Canadiens' Cammalleri says

    Montreal Gazette "The Canadiens are 75 games into the regular season and they are back to square one. "We have to look at the obvious," Michael Cammalleri said after the Boston Bruins blanked the Canadiens 7-0 Thursday night. "If we play like we did tonight, we're not going to have much success. We've been..." March 25

  • Cammalleri's shootout winner seals gritty win for Canadiens

    Montreal Gazette "Michael Cammalleri provided the winning goal in the shootout to give the Canadiens a gritty 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Thursday night at the Bell Centre. Tampa Bay goaltender Dwayne Roloson stayed in the game despite being shaken up when a Scott Gomez shot hit him in the mask at the..." March 18

  • Classic return for Cammalleri

    Montreal Gazette "Canadiens goaltender Carey Price hit the wall yesterday. Literally. Walked straight through a black curtain in his team's extended dressing room in the Saddledome and directly into the cinderblock wall behind it. Price bounced off it harmlessly enough, but the mishap did give him reason to..." February 19

  • Cammalleri a Cold War pioneer

    Montreal Gazette "Meet Michael Cammalleri, the unofficial meteorologist in the Canadiens' dressing room. So as not to confuse his comrades, Cammalleri shies away from technical explanations. The weather phenomenon known as a chinook is best illustrated in practical terms. "Let me put it to you like this,"..." February 17