Calgary Flames Wiretap

Maurice, Reirden, Cooper, Peters Named All-Star Game Coaches

Jan 7, 2019 1:38 AM

The four coaches for this month's NHL All-Star Game will be Paul Maurice of Winnipeg, Todd Reirden of Washington, Jon Cooper of Tampa Bay and Bill Peters of Calgary.

Each of the teams is a division leader -- Winnipeg (Central), Washington (Metropolitan), Tampa Bay (Atlantic) and Calgary (Pacific).

The NHL All-Star Weekend is Jan. 25-26 in San Jose, California.

Tags: Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Calgary Flames, All-Star, Misc Rumor

Maple Leafs Acquire Morgan Klimchuk From Flames

Nov 28, 2018 2:15 AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired forward Morgan Klimchuk from the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenceman Andrew Nielsen. 

Klimchuk, 23, has appeared in 16 games with the Stockton Heat (AHL) during the 2018-19 season and recorded three goals and five assists. He has appeared in one career NHL game, with Calgary, playing 7:25 in his NHL debut on February 19 vs. Boston. In 204 career AHL games, all with the Heat franchise, Klimchuk has registered 100 points (44 goals, 56 assists).

Klimchuk was originally selected by the Flames in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.


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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flames Co-Owner Clay Riddell Dies At 81

Sep 17, 2018 12:46 AM

Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL's Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81.

The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying Riddell died Saturday.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Legal, Misc Rumor

Flames Sign Noah Hanifin To Six-Year, $29.7M Contract

Sep 5, 2018 12:57 PM

The Calgary Flames have signed Noah Hanifin to a six-year, $29.7 million contract.

Hanifin had 10 goals and 22 assists in 79 games for the Carolina Hurricanes last season.

Hanifin had 18 goals and 65 assists in 239 games in three seasons with Carolina. 


Tags: Calgary Flames, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Flames Waive Troy Brouwer

Aug 2, 2018 3:11 PM

The Calgary Flames have waived Troy Brouwer.

Brouwer, 32, has struggled in two seasons since signing an $18 million, four-year contract with the Flames in free agency.


Tags: Calgary Flames, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Waiver

Jarome Iginla Announces Retirement From NHL

Jul 30, 2018 6:27 PM

Jarome Iginla is retiring from the NHL after 20 seasons.

Iginla made the announcement in Calgary where he spent 16 seasons with the Flames.

Iginla assisted on one of the most famous goals in Canadian hockey history.

Iginla set up Sidney Crosby for the overtime winner in the final of the Olympic men's hockey tournament in Vancouver in 2010.


Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor

Jarome Iginla To Announce Retirement

Jul 25, 2018 2:29 PM

Six-time All-Star Jarome Iginla will announce his retirement July 30 at the Saddledome, the Calgary Flames said on Wednesday.

"In a sense, I grew up there,'' Iginla said, according to the Flames. "I started playing for the Flames at 19 but even in minor hockey I remember traveling to Calgary for tournaments, from St. Albert, and I imagined playing in the Saddledome.

"It's been a fun adventure, for my family and I. Some great cities, great people. To be back in Alberta, though, will feel like home."

Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Flames Give Elias Lindholm Six-Year Deal

Jul 16, 2018 2:32 PM

The Calgary Flames acquired Elias Lindholm -- along with Noah Hanifin -- in a June trade with the Hurricanes, and on Monday they signed the forward to a six-year contract.

The 23-year-old Lindholm's new deal carries an annual average value of $4.85 million.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Signing

Flames Trade Dougie Hamilton In Five-Player Deal With Canes

Jun 23, 2018 3:12 PM

After a quiet first round to the NHL draft, business picked up Saturday, thanks to the Carolina Hurricanes and Calgary Flames.

The Flames sent defenseman Dougie Hamilton, NCAA defenseman Adam Fox and left wing Micheal Ferland to the Hurricanes for center Elias Lindholm and defenseman Noah Hanifin, both of whom are restricted free agents.

Tags: Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Glen Gulutzan Joins Oilers As Assistant Coach

May 26, 2018 1:29 AM

Former Calgary Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan has joined the Edmonton Oilers as an assistant coach.

The Oilers hired Gulutzan, Trent Yawney and Manny Viveiros on Friday as assistants under head coach Todd McLellan.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Signing

Flames Hire Bill Peters As Head Coach
Bill Peters had resigned as head coach of the Hurricanes last Friday after four seasons.

Flames Fire Coach Glen Gulutzan
The Flames missed the NHL playoffs this season with a 37-35-10 record.

Flames Sign Mikael Backlund To Six-Year, $32.1M Deal
Mikael Backlund has scored 10 goals and 34 points through 58 games with the Flames this season.

Jagr Clears Waivers, Joins HC Kladno In Czech Republic
JaromirJagr, 45, signed a one-year deal with the Flames in October.

Flames Place Jaromir Jagr On Waivers
Veteran Jaromir Jagr has been limited to playing in 22 games this season due to injury.

Jagr Wants More Practice Before Making Debut With Flames
Flames head coach Glen Gulutzan said that Jaromir Jagr will make his own decision when he plays in his first game for the Flames.

Jaromir Jagr Signs One-Year Deal With Flames
Jaromir Jagr had been considering playing in his native Czech Republic this season.

Flames' Mark Giordano Wins Humanitarian Award
Flames captain Mark Giordano is the winner of the Muhammad Ali Award, which was presented on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Flames Sign Michael Stone To Three-Year, $10.5M Deal
Michael Stone had two goals in 19 regular-season games with the Flames.

Flames Acquire Lack, Murphy From Canes
The Flames have sent Keegan Kanzig and a 2019 draft pick to Carolina.

Coyotes Trade Mike Smith To Flames For Package Of Players, Draft Pick
The Coyotes acquire free agent goalie Chad Johnson prospect Brandon Hickey, and a 2018 draft pick from the Flames.

Flames Sign GM Brad Treliving To New Deal
The Calgary Flames have gone 125-108-18 over three seasons since Brad Treliving was hired as general manager.

Flames Acquire Michael Stone From Coyotes For Two Draft Picks
Michael Stone scored one goal and had nine assists in 45 games with the Coyotes this season.

Flames Re-Sign Johnny Gaudreau To Six-Year Deal
Johnny Gaudreau will receive $40.5M and average an annual salary-cap hit of $6.75M.

Stars Sign Jiri Hudler To One-Year, $2M Deal
Free agent Jiri Hudler had 16 goals last season with the Flames and Panthers.

Flames Sign Sean Monahan To Seven-Year Extension
Sean Monahan's seven-year contract extension is worth a reported $44.6 million.

Flames Name Glen Gulutzan Head Coach
Glen Gulutzan was an assistant coach with the Canucks last season.

Flames Fire Coach Bob Hartley
The Flames did not qualify for the playoffs this season, going 35-40-7, and finishing fifth in the Pacific Division.

NHL Names Crosby, Quick, Monahan 'Three Stars'
Sidney Crosby helped the Penguins extend their winning streak to six games and move into second place in the Metropolitan Division.

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Dennis Wideman's Suspension Reduced To 10-Games By Arbitrator
Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman has already sat out 19-games after Commissioner Gary Bettman upheld the 20-game suspension on February 17.