Calgary Flames

5th Pacific | 0-0
  • Goals For
    229 GF
  • Goals Against
    257 GA
  • Power Play %
    17.0 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    75.5 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    754 PIM
  • Flames say there’s still ‘no real update’ on contract talks with RFA forwards Monahan, Gaudreau
    ProHockeyTalk

    Flames say there’s still ‘no real update’ on contract talks with RFA forwards Monahan, Gaudreau

    NHL training camps open in September and although most teams have done the bulk of their off-season tweaking, there’s still at least one team that has some serious work to do. The Calgary Flames are still working on signing forwards Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan to contract extensions. Both players are currently restricted free agents. “No real update there,” said general manager Brad Treliving, per the Calgary Herald.  “We’ll continue to work away at it.” The Flames have just under $15 million in cap space remaining, according to General Fanager. There’s a good chance both RFA forwards will take a deep bite into those remaining dollars. Monahan already said he’d be willing to take less money

  • Linden: Virtanen must earn his spot on Canucks roster
    ProHockeyTalk

    Linden: Virtanen must earn his spot on Canucks roster

    The Vancouver Canucks are loaded with question marks for next season. One of them will be about what is best for the development of right winger Jake Virtanen, who will turn 20 years old next month and is coming off his first NHL campaign. He scored seven goals and 13 points in 55 games as a 19-year-old rookie. On occasion, he showed an ability to drive the net and to be a physical forward capable of crushing the opposition. That big, physical, powerful forward that can also score is something the Canucks need. Virtanen could still evolve into that player. (On a similar note: Evander Kane trade speculation has been rampant in Vancouver in recent weeks.) Becoming a consistent performer, showing