CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

Flames depth chart: Calgary hoping Markstrom provides stability in net

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-10-27

There are few other teams in the NHL that can boast returning every member of its top three forward lines. What’s more, the team’s 10th forward, Derek Ryan, is also back to centre the fourth line. No, this hasn’t exactly been an off-season of change for the Calgary Flames. Whether that’s a good thing remains to be seen. Snagging elite netminder Jacob Markstrom from free agency is likely to have a significant impact on the club moving forward, but the jury is out on how the slightly retooled blue line will fare with Chris Tanev replacing TJ Brodie. With roughly $1 million left in cap space to help ink restricted free agent Oliver Kylington, GM Brad Treliving’s remaining addition or two will be much like the handful of transactions he has made over the last week: minor.

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Flames’ Artyom Zagidulin KHL Loan Important to Development

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-10-27

The Calgary Flames announced on Monday that their prospect goaltender, Artyom Zagidulin, would be loaned to Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). The deal will run until the start of the 2020-21 NHL season, and the opportunity should keep him fresh for next season, where he’ll look to earn some attention at training […] The post Flames’ Artyom Zagidulin KHL Loan Important to Development appeared first on The Hockey Writers.  

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Flames Sign Yet Another Former Canuck in Josh Leivo

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-10-26

The Calgary Flames signed yet another former Vancouver Canuck Saturday in Josh Leivo. This marks the fourth player the Flames have signed who was a member of the Canucks last season, the others being Jacob Markstrom, Chris Tanev and Louis Domingue. Leivo, who has spent the last season and a half with the Canucks, will […] The post Flames Sign Yet Another Former Canuck in Josh Leivo appeared first on The Hockey Writers.  

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Flames Top 25 Under 25: #22 - Colton Poolman

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2020-10-26

College signing adds to thin defensive depth #22 - Colton Poolman Position: Defence Age: 24 2019-20 Team: University of North Dakota (NCAA) Signed March 20 2020 Last Year Ranking: N/A Poolman Votes MGMacGillivray: #24 Flashalytics: #25 MarkParkinson14: #23 MadelineCampell: N/A Gordie.Taylor: #20 Readers: #17 Poolman becomes the first debut on the Top 25 list this season. Signed 9 days after the 2019-20 regular season was paused and ultimately cancelled, Poolman and Connor Mackey joined the Flames at the start of NCAA free agency. The soon-to-be-25-year-old signed at the c

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NHL News and Rumors: Flames Sign Two, and the Top Remaining NHL Free Agents

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-10-25

Flames sign a forward and a defenseman Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun: The Calgary Flames have signed forward Josh Leivo to a one-year contract at $875,000. “They want me to come in and be a scorer and help contribute offensively,” Leivo said shortly after Saturday’s announcement. Leivo scored seven goals and added 12 assists in 36 games last season. Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun: The Calgary Flames have sign

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NHL News and Rumors: Flames Sign Two, and the Top Remaining NHL Free Agents

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2020-10-25

Flames sign a forward and a defenseman Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun: The Calgary Flames have signed forward Josh Leivo to a one-year contract at $875,000. “They want me to come in and be a scorer and help contribute offensively,” Leivo said shortly after Saturday’s announcement. Leivo scored seven goals and added 12 assists in 36 games last season. Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun: The Calgary Flames have sign

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Flames Could Struggle With a Canadian Division in 2020-21

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-10-25

The idea of a Canadian division has been a rumor for the 2020-21 season essentially since the day the 2019-20 season was delayed. Until recently there wasn’t much traction behind the idea, however, Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley changed that with a single statement. The Calgary Flames are one of the teams who would […] The post Flames Could Struggle With a Canadian Division in 2020-21 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.  

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Flames Sign RW Josh Leivo

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2020-10-24

Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports The Flames continue adding forward depth The Calgary Flames have made another addition to the club, this time adding right winger Josh Leivo to the team on a one-year 875k deal. Leivo joins the team coming off a career-best but injury shortened season with the Vancouver Canucks. Leivo had seven goals and 19 points with the Canucks through 3

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Calgary Flames sign forward Josh Leivo to one-year deal

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2020-10-24

The Calgary Flames have signed forward Josh Leivo to a one-year contract, the team announced Saturday. The deal is valued at $875,000. Leivo, 27, recorded seven goals and 19 points in 36 games with the Vancouver Canucks last season. In 169 career NHL games, he has tallied 31 goals and 65 points between the Canucks and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Innisfil, Ont., native was selected by Toronto in the third round of the 2011 NHL Draft, 86th overall.

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Flames Get Potential Bargain in Nesterov Signing

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-10-24

The Calgary Flames management staff, led by general manager Brad Treliving, have done a fantastic job this offseason in terms of both free agency and the draft. They had one of the best drafts of any team in the NHL, and followed that up by signing the biggest goaltender in free agency in Jacob Markstrom. […] The post Flames Get Potential Bargain in Nesterov Signing appeared first on The Hockey Writers.   

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