Mikael Backlund

Flames announce Mikael Backlund as captain (Photo Credit: CTV News)

Backlund’s Back, Alright!

The Calgary Flames have gotten to work with training camp and the 2023-24 preseason. At the same time, the Flames and current general manager Craig Conroy aren’t going to be looking too heavily at their contracts and salary cap situation right now. Mikael Backlund was among the few players with a contract expiring at the […]

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Mikael Backlund(A) skating for the Calgary Flames

Mikael Backlund Captures King Clancy Trophy

Calgary Flames forward Mikael Backlund has won the 2023 King Clancy Memorial Trophy. The King Clancy Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution to his community. The winner is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association […]

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Bargain Bin: Flames, Jets, Blackhawks, Board Of Governors, NHL Draft

Buckle up; this one is a big bargain bin. With the NHL draft approaching fast, it will undoubtedly be one of the best draft classes of all time. Tons of talent with high ceilings available as low as the mid-to-late second round. Teams might be able to accelerate their rebuild if they draft the right […]

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Pens Defeat Flames In Shootout To Win Fourth Straight Game

The Penguins defeated the Calgary Flames last night at PPG Paints Arena for their fourth straight win. Tristian Jarry made 33 saves and got his 100th NHL win.  Two minutes and nine seconds into the game, defenseman Jan Rutta gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Rutta would score his third goal of the season in […]

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Report: Kadri Left Money on the Table to Sign With Calgary

When free agency kicked off earlier in the summer, Nazem Kadri was one of the premier free agents available, and not many expected him to be on the market long. It was reported that Kadri was seeking a contract with a seven-year term and paying $8 to $10 million annually, being the number thrown around. […]

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Report: New Team Linked to NHL Veteran Phil Kessel

We saw the first wave of free agency explode with a handful of players changing teams, such as Johnny Gaudreau and Ondrej Palat. After the first wave came and went, the NHL was still left with a few high-end names still available. This second wave of free agency finally got underway, with Nazem Kadri signing […]

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Calgary Looks to Shed Salary During Cap Strapped Offseason

With the playoffs right around the Corner, the Calgary Flames are gearing up for a Cup run with a loaded roster that brings plenty of question marks once the season is over. This may be their one shot to win it all for Calgary while being led by players Johnny Gaudreau and Matthew Tkachuk, who […]

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