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SIGNING: Jonas Hiller Signs with Calgary Flames 2yrs./$9M

JULY 1, 2014 — CALGARY — Smart signing here by GM Brad Treliving.  Hiller was the man in Anaheim since 2009, but was brushed aside in favor of rookies John Gibson and Fredrik Andersen during the playoffs.  One key Anaheim veteran told Hockeytalk that the move to bench Hiller did not go over well in the Ducks’ locker room. ...Full Article

SIGNING: Flames Sign Mason Raymond 3yrs./$9.3M ($3.1M Cap Hit)

JULY 1, 2014 — One season after resurrecting his career in Toronto with 19 goals in a very respectable season, forward Mason Raymond signed a 3-year pact with GM ...Full Article

Brad Treliving Named GM of the Calgary Flames

APRIL 28, 2014 — Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have named Brad Treliving General Manager. “I’m pleased to announce Brad as our general manager,” ...Full Article

NHL 3 Stars of the Week: Parise, Kessel, Backlund

FEBRUARY 3, 2014 — NEW YORK — Minnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise, Toronto Maple Leafs right wing Phil Kessel and Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund have been named ...Full Article

The Joke’s on Bob Hartley

JANUARY 20, 2014 — Reflecting on Saturday’s brawl between the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks, it’s obvious that Bob Hartley is just as obnoxious now as he was over ...Full Article

History Repeats Itself for the Third Time

DECEMBER 17, 2013 — BOSTON — As the Boston Bruins shut out the Calgary Flames, one has to ask where did it break down for the Flames? This was ...Full Article

Jay Feaster Fired

DECEMBER 12, 2013 — CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced today that General Manager Jay Feaster and Assistant General Manager John Weisbrod have been relieved of their duties effective immediately. ...Full Article

NHL at the Quarter Pole: Steen Races Ahead; Phoenix Offense, more…

NOVEMBER 22, 2013 — A look around the NHL for some notable storylines at the quarter pole of the NHL’s 82-game, six-month regular season. 1. Harmony in New Jersey ...Full Article

Oilers Acquire C Horak and G Brossoit from Flames for Smid; Clears Space for Bryzgalov

NOVEMBER 8, 2013 — EDMONTON — This deal clears some salary space for the Oilers to sign G Ilya Bryzgalov.  – Ed. General Manager Craig MacTavish announced today the ...Full Article

Flames Name D Mark Giordano Captain

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 — CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced today that Mark Giordano has been named team captain. Giordano becomes the 19th player in franchise history to wear ...Full Article

Kiprusoff Retires

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 — CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced today the retirement of goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff from the National Hockey League. “Miikka has been up-front with us since ...Full Article

Brian Burke is Jay Feaster’s New Boss: Calgary Flames Name Burke Prez of Hockey Ops

SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 — CALGARY —  Brian Burke, who served as GM for the Anaheim Ducks during their 2006-07 Stanley Cup title march, and who until last season served ...Full Article

Flames Re-Sign Backlund

JULY 10, 2013 — CALGARY — The Calgary Flames re-signed 24-year-old center Mikael Backlund to a two-year contract worth $1.5 million a season. “Mikael really stepped-up last season and ...Full Article

Flames Sign 2 Defensemen: Chris Butler and Chad Billins

JULY 5, 2013 — Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenseman Chris Butler to a one year contract and Chad Billins to a one ...Full Article

Blues Trade D Kris Russell to Calgary Flames for ’14 5th Rd Pick

JULY 5, 2013 — Ed. Note: Russell can really skate and the Flames pick up a very swift, puck-moving defenseman here.  Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today ...Full Article

Flames Acquire TJ Galiardi from Sharks for ’15 4th Rd Pick

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 — Calgary, AB — The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired and signed forward T.J. Galiardi from the San Jose Sharks in exchange ...Full Article

Trade: Tanguay Returns to Avs with Sarich; Jones and O’Brien to Flames

JUNE 27, 2013 – Calgary, AB — The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired right wing David Jones and defenseman Shane O’Brien from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange ...Full Article

Flames Sign G Joey MacDonald

APRIL 20, 2013 — CALGARY — The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed goaltender Joey MacDonald. MacDonald was originally acquired by the Flames on February 11th of ...Full Article

Flames Trade D Jay Bouwmeester to Blues for Prospects and 1st Rd 2013 Pick

APRIL 1, 2013 — (ST. LOUIS) – St. Louis Blues General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has acquired defenseman Jay Bouwmeester from Calgary in exchange for defenseman ...Full Article

This Ain’t No Disney Flick

The opinions expressed by Mr. Red Douchet are his own and not necessarily those of Hockeytalk. Seeing Jarome Iginla traded to Pittsburgh was about as surprising as an American ...Full Article

Iginla Traded to Pittsburgh; Early Reports to Boston Denied (Update)

HOCKEYTALK NEWS – MARCH 27, 2013 — CALGARY — UPDATE:  After initial reports surfaced, the Pittsburgh Penguins, not the Boston Bruins, acquired the services of Jarome Iginla.  The high-scoring winner ...Full Article

Is It Time To Blow Up the Calgary Flames?

Honda Center is a scary place for the Calgary Flames and they returned to Anaheim Friday night looking to metaphorically roast the Ducks.  It’s true that Anaheim was on ...Full Article

Flames Acquire G Joey MacDonald from Wings

February 11, 2013 — Calgary, AB — The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired goaltender Joey MacDonald off of waivers from the Detroit Red Wings. MacDonald, a ...Full Article

Sven Baertschi Week-to-Week with Hip Flexor Injury

JANUARY 31, 2013 — Calgary, AB — The Calgary Flames announced today that Sven Baertschi (hip flexor) is week-to-week. “I was skating and my left skate seemed to have ...Full Article

Flames Deal Backup Karlsson to Blackhawks for 7th Rd Pick

Monday, January 21, 2013 Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today they have traded goaltender Henrik Karlsson to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a 7th round pick ...Full Article