CALGARY FLAMES NEWS AND RUMORS

Analyzing the early returns of the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-19

The Calgary Flames were supposed to be better than an 84-point team that missed the playoffs last season. So when they hit that low, whiffing on the post-season for the second time in three years, GM Brad Treliving decided something had to be done. The action plan was to pull off the biggest trade of draft weekend. “We’ve given up some pieces here but as the season ended and the summer progressed we wanted to look at changing the mix here,” Treliving said at the time. “We did some things here that addressed some issues. We love the players coming in – we think they’re young, smart, they’ve got skill. Good players left us, but you have to give to get. Now we continue

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NHL Plays of the Week: Johnny Gaudreau, Darnell Nurse pot OT beauties

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-19

Johnny Gaudreau and Darnell Nurse score big extra time goals while Jamie Benn and Miles Wood go old school with an epic brawl. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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NHL Injuries: Bruins, Flames, Sens, Devils, Panthers, Wild, Leafs, Kings and Stars

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-10-19

Miller suffers upper-body injury Boston Bruins: Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller left last night’s game early with an upper-body injury. Gaudreau okay Eric Francis: Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is fine after he went through concussion protocol after being hit by Charlie McAvoy. Not a knee issue for Tkachuk Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher said

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NHL Rumors: Bruins, Flames, Sens, Devils, Panthers, Wild, Leafs, Kings and Stars

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-10-19

Miller suffers upper-body injury Boston Bruins: Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller left last night’s game early with an upper-body injury. Gaudreau okay Eric Francis: Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is fine after he went through concussion protocol after being hit by Charlie McAvoy. Not a knee issue for Tkachuk Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher said

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Preview: Calgary Flames vs Nashville Predators 10/19/18 (7/82): Preds Just Another Test For Flames

Source: Matchsticks and Gasoline
Date: 2018-10-19

Flames look to take two in a row from the 2nd place team in the West. Calgary Flames vs Nashville Predators, 7 PM MT, Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary AB NHL Standings Calgary Flames 4-2-0 (8 points) - Nashville Predators 5-1-0 (10 points) The tough games just keep piling up as the Flames welcome the 2nd place Nashville Predators to the Saddledome Friday night. The NHL schedule makers have been throwing challenge after challenge at the Calgary a

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Flames’ Gaudreau ‘feeling no significant effects’ from McAvoy hit

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-18

Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau is “feeling no significant effects” of Wednesday night’s hit from Boston Bruins defenceman Charlie McAvoy, according to Sportsnet’s Eric Francis. In addition, McAvoy will not face any discipline from the NHL for the hit. Update:

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Giordano and Hamilton: Separate and Thriving

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2018-10-18

When the Calgary Flames and Carolina Hurricanes agreed to a trade on June 23, 2018 that sent defenseman Dougie Hamilton to Carolina, it had the potential to be monumental. It meant breaking up a defense pair of Mark Giordano and Hamilton that had been the Flames’ best and one of the league’s best pairs the past two seasons. It was a move that could have had serious repercussions on both players as well as both teams. However, as it’s played out in the early portions of the season, Giordano and Hamilton have been fine apart from each other. Hamilton’s Arrival in Calgary As most fans are aware of, Hamilton wasn’t a lifelong Calgary Flame. Rather, they acquired him from the Boston Bruins in June 2015, nearly three years to the day before his trade to the Hurricanes. As a Br

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NHL Rumors: Scouting CGY-BOS, Leafs, Red Wings, Penguins, Hurricanes, and the Predators

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-10-18

Scouting the Calgary Flames and Boston Bruins Ryan Pike: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Flames-Bruins game: Vegas Golden Knights, Buffalo Sabres, Colorado Avalanche, Toronto Maple Leafs, Edmonton Oilers, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers. Friedman on the Maple Leafs, Red Wings, Penguins, and

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Dubas maintaining positive line of communication with Swiss summit

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-10-18

Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos weighs in on Kyle Dubas’ reported meet-up with William Nylander in Switzerland, whether the Leafs’ success has any impact on Nylander or the Leafs’ negotiations, how Kasperi Kapanen fits into the Leafs’ cap crunch, Charlie McAvoy’s hit on Johnny Gaudreau, and Kypreos’ first NHL goal. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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Western Conference Injuries: Ducks, Blackhawks, Kings, Coyotes, Jets, and Flames

Source: My NHL Trade Rumors
Date: 2018-10-18

Ducks injury updates Anaheim Ducks: Ducks GM Bob Murray said that both Ryan Getzlaf and Carter Rowney are possibilities for Saturday. Jakob Silfverberg has a non-displaced broken finger. He was skating but is not able to do any puck handling. Eric Stephens: Murray added that Silfverberg will try to play with the bad finger so

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