Dmitry Zavgorodniy

Dmitry Zavgorodniy

Height/Weight: 5' 9"/173 lbs
Born: Omsk, Russia
Draft: 2018 7th round (198th pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Hockey Writers

    Flames' Next Captain Should Be Backlund, Not Huberdeau

    The Calgary Flames have had only two captains since the 2003-04 season, Hockey Hall of Famer Jarome Iginla (2003-13) and former Norris Trophy winner Mark Giordano (2013-21). When the Flames lost Giordano in the expansion draft to the Seattle Kraken last summer, the role became vacant, and the team opted to run with a group of alternate captains for the 2021-22 season.


    Prospects who could help bolster the Flames roster this season

    Jakob Pelletier, LW 2021-22 season: Stockton (AHL): 66 GP, 27-35-62 Acquired: Selected in the first round (No. of the 2019 NHL Draft Jakob Pelletier, 21, had a standout first season of professional hockey with the Stockton Heat, Calgary’s minor-league affiliate, finishing second in team scoring and third league-wide among freshman skaters with 62 points (27 goals, 35 assists) in 66 games played.

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    Golden Knights' Opposing Division Coaches: Darryl Sutter

    Longtime NHL coach Darryl Sutter has dominated the Pacific Division since 1997. The league's best coach will be entering the third season of his second stint as head coach of the Calgary Flames next season. Sutter led Calgary to the best record in the Pacific Division last season (50-21-11) as it reached its highest point-total (111) since the 1988-89 season when the Flames won the Stanley Cup Final For that, was honored with his first-ever Jack Adams Award.