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Fantasy: 5 potential NHL busts to be wary of in drafts

The only thing worse in fantasy sports than missing out on a breakout talent one year is to overcorrect the following season and end up with a bust.Here are five candidates to be wary of in your fantasy draft who could be in store for regression afte

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Published: 9 months ago

What could Mikael Backlund’s next contract look like?

Sportsnet’s Eric Francis dropped an interesting tidbit of information during Monday’s broadcast of the Calgary Flames’ 10-0 beat down of the Vancouver Canucks. Eric Francis thinks the Flames are going to sign Mikael Backlund and name him captai

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Published: 9 months ago

Calgary Flames Begin Extension Talks With Mikael Backlund

The tides seem to be turning in the willingness of the Calgary Flames’ slate of pending UFAs to stay with the team. Just two weeks ago, the team didn’t have any extension talks scheduled with veteran center Mikael Backlund, per his agent, J.P. Ba

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Published: 9 months ago

Report: Flames, Backlund discussing contract extension

The Flames appear to be making progress in securing one of their most important pending unrestricted free agents beyond the upcoming campaign.Mikael Backlund and the Pacific Division squad have begun negotiating a contract extension and will continue

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Published: 9 months ago

‘It’s just a learning lesson’: Tocchet on Canucks uninspiring loss to Flames

Rick Tocchet discusses the Canucks’ 10-0 loss to the Calgary Flames in pre-season and says it’s something for him and the rest of the team to learn from although he doesn’t put as much weight on the loss due to players still finding their feet.

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Published: 9 months ago

Why the Flames Need Nazem Kadri’s Competitive Edge 

When I first began to cover the Toronto Maple Leafs for The Hockey Writers almost five years ago now, Nazem Kadri was the third-line center on a blossoming Maple Leafs…

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Published: 9 months ago

55 players remain in Calgary Flames training camp after opening round of cuts

The Calgary Flames trimmed their training camp roster by nine players on Tuesday, reducing their total group to 55 players. The march towards the opening of the regular season continues. The Flames have to file a cap compliant roster of between 20 to

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Published: 9 months ago

Flames announce first eight cuts of training camp

With the preseason already underway, the Calgary Flames announced the first eight cuts to their training camp roster on Tuesday. Among the the first players to be released was forward Jaden Lipinski, who was re-assigned to the Vancouver Giants in th

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Published: 9 months ago

The Calgary Flames reduce roster by nine: one prospect assigned to junior, eight try-out players released

Following their first three pre-season outings, the Calgary Flames have reduced their training camp roster. The club announced that nine players have been trimmed from their roster on Tuesday. Our training camp roster has been trimmed and is now down

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Published: 9 months ago

Another Flames player has a subtle jab for former coach Sutter

Darryl Sutter hasn’t been the head coach of the Calgary Flames for a few months now, but he’s still the target of a few jabs from some of his former players. Jakob Pelletier, who made his debut this past January for the Flames, wasn’t exactly

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Published: 9 months ago

Flames’ Huberdeau, Markstrom sought different paths to turnaround

One sought off-season help from a psychologist, the other from a toddler. Regardless of their approach, both Jonathan Huberdeau and Jacob Markstrom know massive rebounds are in order.

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Published: 9 months ago

Oilers and Flames Unveil Jerseys for 2023 NHL Heritage Classic

The post Oilers and Flames Unveil Jerseys for 2023 NHL Heritage Classic appeared first on NHL Trade Talk. Connor McDavid and Nazem Kadri modeled the new designs for the Oilers and Flames Heritage Classic jerseys on Tuesday. The post Oilers and Flame

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Published: 9 months ago