CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

Two sentences on every free agent signing of significance in the NHL

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2021-07-29

When I agreed to write two sentences on every signing from UFA day in the NHL – something I’ve done numerous times in the past – I hadn’t banked on there being 63,000 signings. We got our work cut out for us here folks, so let’s dive in. We’ll start with the first registered deal, and work our way up to most recent. Brandon Montour, D, FloridaContract: Three years, $3.5 million AAV Florida made a similar bet to the one they made with Sam Bennett here. That’s that the player who excelled for them over a small post-deadline sample is indeed that player, and not the guy he had more commonly been in the years prior. Blake Coleman, RW, Calgary

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Flames add ‘Sutter-type’ forward Blake Coleman to fill middle-six gap

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2021-07-29

The last time Blake Coleman was acquired by a team, he was considered the “final piece” needed to complete Tampa Bay’s Stanley Cup puzzle. Two championships later, the 29-year-old forward is coming to Calgary with slightly less fanfare. A whole lot more money, though. The two-time 20-goal scorer will be paid $29.4 million over the next six years ($4.9 million AAV) – a hefty price to bring work ethic, leadership and a championship pedigree to a team looking to add all three.

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Bruins Trade Vladar to Flames

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-07-28

The Boston Bruins have traded goaltender Dan Vladar to the Calgary Flames in exchange for a third-round pick in 2022. The Flames were set to enter the 2021-22 season with…

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Flames Acquire G Daniel Vladar from Boston

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2021-07-28

Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty ImagesCalgary’s second trade of the day The Calgary Flames have made their second trade of the free agent frenzy, picking up goaltender Daniel Vladar from the Boston Bruins in exchange for a 2022 3rd round pick. This is the Flames second move of the day after sending a 3rd to Chicago for Nikita Zadorov. Vladar will be turning 24 next month and comes to Calgary with just five NHL games under his belt, but a wealth of experience developing through the Bruins farm system after originally being drafted by the club in 2015. He went 2-2-1 in his five NHL games last year, but also

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Flames Sign F Trevor Lewis to One Year Deal

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2021-07-28

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY SportsFlames add another bottom 6 forward The Calgary Flames have made another signing on the opening day of free agency, this time bringing in winger Trevor Lewis on a one year $800K deal. Lewis spent last season with the Winnipeg Jets where he had 10 points in 56 games. Prior to that he had spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Kings since he was drafted by them in 2006. So of course he was a member of those Cup winning teams in 2012 and 2014 and Darryl Sutter has a lot of familiarity with him. He is

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Flames sign Blake Coleman to six-year, $29.4M contract

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2021-07-28

The Calgary Flames have signed forward Blake Coleman to a six-year, $29.4 million deal, Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston has learned. Blake Coleman's deal with #Flames: Six years, $4.9M AAV. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 28, 2021 Coleman is coming off back-to-back Stanley Cup championships with the Tampa Bay Lightning after joining the club at the 2019-20 trade deadline. He brought versatility and sand

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Calgary Flames Sign Blake Coleman to 6-Year Contract

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-07-28

The Calgary Flames have signed forward Blake Coleman to a six-year, $29.4 million contract. The 29-year-old won his second consecutive Stanley Cup last month with the Tampa Bay Lightning. With…

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Flames Sign F Blake Coleman to Six Year Deal

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2021-07-28

Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY SportsCalgary has added a top six forward The Calgary Flames have reportedly made their big signing of free agency, adding forward Blake Coleman on a 6 year $4.9M AAV contract. There is no word yet on any NMC or NTC clauses. Coleman was most recently a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning, winning the Stanley Cup in each of the last two seasons. He was originally a 3rd round pick of the New Jersey Devils in 2011, and worked his way through college and the Devils farm syste

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Flames Acquire Nikita Zadorov from Chicago

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2021-07-28

Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesThe Flames sent a pick to Chicago for the defenseman The Calgary Flames have made their first move of the free agency period today, however it was actually a trade. The Flames have acquired defenseman Nikita Zadorov from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 2022 3rd round pick. This was the pick acquired from Toronto for David Rittich. Zadorov is a 6’6’’ 235 lb stay at home defenseman. He began his career with Buffalo after being drafted in the first round in 2013. He then spent five years with Colorado before being traded to Chicago before last season. As we can

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Flames Should Target These Free Agents This Offseason

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-07-28

Between expiring contracts and the loss of Mark Giordano in the expansion draft, the Calgary Flames have over $18.6 million in cap space heading into Wednesday’s start to the free…

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