9-6-2009 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 82 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 14+6=20 with 52 PIM.


6-6-2009 Alexander Killorn resumes full training.
Calgary Flames center Alexander Killorn has resumed full training after his leg injury.

5-6-2009 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 202 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 18 assists along with 155 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 79 PIM.


4-6-2009 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 77 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 42+41=83 with 58 PIM.


2-6-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 16 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 16 goals on 102 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


1-6-2009 Alexander Killorn resumes light training.
Calgary Flames center Alexander Killorn has resumed light training after his leg injury and is listed day to day.

1-6-2009 European players signing window
European players must be signed to contract during the off-season, between June and August. No european is allowed to sign an NHL contract after the european leagues start in September.

30-5-2009 praises Fabrice Paquette
Calgary Flames head coach has praised young goaltender Fabrice Paquette in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

30-5-2009 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 78 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 13+30=43 with 22 PIM.


30-5-2009 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 82 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 14+6=20 with 52 PIM.


25-5-2009 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 58 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 9+13=22 with 40 PIM.


24-5-2009 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 70 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 22 PIM.


24-5-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 105 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 40 assists along with 239 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 25+32=57 with 213 PIM.


23-5-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 105 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 40 assists along with 239 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 83 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 25+32=57 with 213 PIM.


18-5-2009 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 328 NHL games during his career, notching 51 goals and adding 168 assists along with 231 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 14+46=60 with 58 PIM.


17-5-2009 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 327 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 35 assists along with 669 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 106 PIM.


14-5-2009 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 202 NHL games during his career, notching 17 goals and adding 18 assists along with 155 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 79 PIM.


14-5-2009 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 77 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 42+41=83 with 58 PIM.


10-5-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 98 PIM.


9-5-2009 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 545 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 137 assists along with 645 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 95 PIM.


9-5-2009 praises Patrik Watson
Calgary Flames head coach has praised young left wing Patrik Watson in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Patrik Watson has played 76 games with Seattle Thunderbirds this season, collecting 58+22=80 with 87 PIM.


9-5-2009 Aki Seitsonen frustrated
Calgary Flames center Aki Seitsonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aki Seitsonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 78 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 20+18=38 with 20 PIM.


8-5-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 98 PIM.


7-5-2009 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 82 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 14+6=20 with 52 PIM.


5-5-2009 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 79 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 21+18=39 with 10 PIM.


5-5-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 98 PIM.


2-5-2009 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 545 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 137 assists along with 645 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 95 PIM.


1-5-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 98 PIM.


30-4-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 16 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 16 goals on 102 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


30-4-2009 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 70 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 22 PIM.


25-4-2009 NHL nominates players for NHL Awards
The NHL has released the annual list of award nominees. For each category in which the winner is voted, there are three nominees. The annual NHL Awards Ceremony is held right after the Stanley Cup Finals.

Here are the candidates for season 2008-09:

Jack Adams Award
1. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
2. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
3. , Nottingham Panthers (ANA)
Annual award given to the NHL coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his team's success

Calder Memorial Trophy
1. Devin Setoguchi, San Jose Sharks
2. Francois Bouchard, Washington Capitals
3. Peter Mueller, Phoenix Coyotes
Annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League

Hart Memorial Trophy
1. Corey Perry, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2. Mike Fisher, Phoenix Coyotes
3. Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
Annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ilya Kovalchuk, Atlanta Thrashers
3. Pavol Demitra, Chicago Blackhawks
Annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability

James Norris Memorial Trophy
1. Christian Ehrhoff, San Jose Sharks
2. Nicklas Lidstrom, Pittsburgh Penguins
3. Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position

Frank J. Selke Trophy
1. Mikko Koivu, Minnesota Wild
2. Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Mighty Ducks
3. Milan Lucic, Boston Bruins
Annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game



20-4-2009 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 545 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 137 assists along with 645 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 95 PIM.


20-4-2009 David Hale frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Hale was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 229 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 24 assists along with 157 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 82 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+11=11 with 38 PIM.


18-4-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 7 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 16 goals. The 27 year old goaltender has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 16 goals on 102 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


18-4-2009 Calgary Flames players selected to World Championships
World Championships in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Calgary Flames have been selected to represent their countries:

-Marcus Nilson (SWE)
-Fredrik Modin (SWE)
-Arnold Eder (SUI)
-Miikka Kiprusoff (FIN)
-Marcel Goc (GER)
-Andrei Taratukhin (RUS)
-Mikael Backlund (SWE)
-Marek Zidlicky (CZE)
-Jeff Hamilton (USA)
-Derek Couture (CAN)
-Joonas Kemppainen (FIN)
-Nikolai Lukyanchikov (RUS)

Altough invited to the team, the following players refused to participate due to miscellaneous reasons:
-Kyle McLaren(CAN)
-Mike Grier(USA)
-Mikkel Boedker (CAN)
-David Legwand(USA)
-Aki Seitsonen(FIN)
-Dion Phaneuf(CAN)
-Tim Ramholt(SUI)
-Daymond Langkow(CAN)
-Nick Boynton(CAN)
-David Hale(USA)
-Stephen Gionta(USA)
-Kyle Calder(CAN)
-Eric Nystrom(USA)


16-4-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 3 assists along with 98 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 98 PIM.


10-4-2009 Team captain meets with Daymond Langkow
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Daymond Langkow after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Daymond Langkow as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

9-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Fredrik Modin is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Kyle Calder has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 52 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



8-4-2009 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 82 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 14+6=20 with 52 PIM.


7-4-2009 Team captain meets with Brad Ference
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 5-4-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brad Ference did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

6-4-2009 Team captain meets with Kris Chucko
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Kris Chucko after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Kris Chucko as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

5-4-2009 Team captain meets with Brad Ference
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 5-4-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brad Ference did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

5-4-2009 Kris Chucko frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Kris Chucko feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kris Chucko was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 120 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 20 assists along with 211 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 38 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+9=16 with 62 PIM.


5-4-2009 Dion Phaneuf reaches career high !
Dion Phaneuf marked a new career high in points with 59 after assisting in tonights game against Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Daymond Langkow. Yes, it does feel great, were his words after the game..

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 326 NHL games during his career, notching 51 goals and adding 167 assists along with 231 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 80 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 14+45=59 with 58 PIM.


4-4-2009 Vladimir Kutny resumes full training.
Saint John Flames left wing Vladimir Kutny has resumed full training after his injury.

2-4-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 24 games without a goal. Kyle Calder has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 30 game streak without registering a single point. Jeff Hamilton is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 50 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



1-4-2009 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 68 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 8+21=29 with 22 PIM.


31-3-2009 Team captain meets with Eric Nystrom
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Eric Nystrom after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Eric Nystrom as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

31-3-2009 Richie Regehr resumes full training.
Saint John Flames defenseman Richie Regehr has resumed full training after his injury.

31-3-2009 Media attacks the Calgary Flames
The media is disappointed by the team's 6 game losing streak. Most of the critic is addressed to the work of general manager CGY and headcoach

30-3-2009 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 75 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 13+30=43 with 22 PIM.


30-3-2009 Vladimir Kutny resumes light training.
Saint John Flames left wing Vladimir Kutny has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

29-3-2009 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 76 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 21+18=39 with 10 PIM.


29-3-2009 Team captain meets with Jeff Hamilton
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Jeff Hamilton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jeff Hamilton as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

28-3-2009 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 542 NHL games during his career, notching 35 goals and adding 137 assists along with 645 penalty minutes. The 30 year old defenseman has played 79 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+24=29 with 95 PIM.


26-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daymond Langkow is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Kyle McLaren is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 22 games without a goal. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 17 goals in 4 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 28 game streak without registering a single point. Marek Zidlicky is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 48 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



26-3-2009 Richie Regehr resumes light training.
Saint John Flames defenseman Richie Regehr has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

22-3-2009 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 64 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 7+21=28 with 22 PIM.


22-3-2009 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 71 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 36+38=74 with 58 PIM.


20-3-2009 Team captain meets with Jeff Hamilton
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Jeff Hamilton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Jeff Hamilton as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

19-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Kyle Calder is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Kris Chucko is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Marcel Goc is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Marek Zidlicky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jeff Hamilton is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 44 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



18-3-2009 Team captain meets with Fredrik Modin
Following the team's recent 5-1 loss at Pittsburgh Penguins on 17-3-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Fredrik Modin did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

18-3-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 70 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 84 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 70 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 84 PIM.


16-3-2009 Marcus Nilson speaks up.
Marcus Nilson is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-3-2009 Fredrik Modin speaks up.
Fredrik Modin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

16-3-2009 Vladimir Kutny injured.
Vladimir Kutny of Omaha Knights suffered wrist injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . I hope to be back skating with the team in time for the next road trip, but they're monitoring it very closely. We'll have to see how it heals, were his words after the game.

15-3-2009 Tim Ramholt resumes full training.
Omaha Knights defenseman Tim Ramholt has resumed full training after his injury.

14-3-2009 Team captain meets with Brad Ference
Following the team's recent 1-5 loss against Edmonton Oilers on 14-3-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brad Ference did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

14-3-2009 Kris Chucko frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Kris Chucko feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Kris Chucko was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2004 entry draft. He has appeared in 110 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 17 assists along with 188 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 39 PIM.


14-3-2009 Tim Ramholt injured.
Tim Ramholt of Omaha Knights suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he said to the press.

13-3-2009 Kris Chucko uncertain about future
Kris Chucko wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

12-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daymond Langkow is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Kyle Calder is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Kris Chucko is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Marek Zidlicky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Stephen Gionta is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. Eric Nystrom is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 20 games without a goal. Dion Phaneuf has played 20 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 39 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



9-3-2009 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 64 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 11+28=39 with 20 PIM.


8-3-2009 Aki Seitsonen frustrated
Calgary Flames center Aki Seitsonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aki Seitsonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 64 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 19+15=34 with 20 PIM.


8-3-2009 Richie Regehr injured.
Richie Regehr of Omaha Knights suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . I think it's rehabilitation for the next couple of weeks for me, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

6-3-2009 Team captain meets with Eric Nystrom
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Eric Nystrom after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Eric Nystrom as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

6-3-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 90 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 36 assists along with 181 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 68 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 22+28=50 with 155 PIM.


5-3-2009 Team captain meets with David Legwand
Following the team's recent 3-5 loss against Washington Capitals on 4-3-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and David Legwand were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

5-3-2009 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 63 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 16+16=32 with 10 PIM.


5-3-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Daymond Langkow has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Kyle Calder has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Eric Nystrom is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Marcel Goc is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Jeff Hamilton is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Dion Phaneuf has played 16 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 35 game streak without registering a single point. Stephen Gionta has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



4-3-2009 Marcel Goc reaches career high !
Marcel Goc marked a new career high in goals with 9 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a feed by Daymond Langkow. The main thing is we played like a team out there, and didn't quit. We've got to keep that up if we're going to challenge this year, the happy player said in a hockey magazine.

A native of Germany, Marcel Goc was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 37 assists along with 130 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 65 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 52 PIM.


4-3-2009 Marcel Goc reaches career high !
Marcel Goc marked a new career high in points with 23 after scoring in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a feed by Daymond Langkow. I don't know why exactly, but the ice just seems to be more wide open for me this year, he read from a prepared statement.

A native of Germany, Marcel Goc was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 37 assists along with 130 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 65 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 9+14=23 with 52 PIM.


4-3-2009 Marcel Goc reaches career high !
Marcel Goc marked a new career high in assists with 15 assists after assisting in tonights game against Washington Capitals on a goal by Kris Chucko. It's a joy to be playing with these guys, they are the best teammates anyone could have, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of Germany, Marcel Goc was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 270 NHL games during his career, notching 24 goals and adding 38 assists along with 130 penalty minutes. The 25 year old center has played 65 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 9+15=24 with 52 PIM.


2-3-2009 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 55 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 8+12=20 with 38 PIM.


28-2-2009 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 54 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 8+12=20 with 38 PIM.


27-2-2009 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Following the team's recent 4-2 loss at Detroit Red Wings on 26-2-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Marcus Nilson were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

27-2-2009 Team captain meets with David Legwand
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with David Legwand after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said David Legwand as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

26-2-2009 Team captain meets with Kyle Calder
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Kyle Calder after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Kyle Calder as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

26-2-2009 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 59 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 31+31=62 with 42 PIM.


26-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Kyle McLaren is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marek Zidlicky is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 61 games without a goal. Daymond Langkow has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Eric Nystrom is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jeff Hamilton is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Dion Phaneuf has played 14 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 33 game streak without registering a single point. Stephen Gionta has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



24-2-2009 Team captain meets with Brad Ference
Following the team's recent 5-3 loss at Colorado Avalanche on 24-2-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brad Ference did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

23-2-2009 Team captain meets with Brent Krahn
Following the team's recent 1-1 tie at Colorado Avalanche on 22-2-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brent Krahn did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

22-2-2009 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 59 NHL games during his career, notching 2 goals and adding 2 assists along with 76 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 59 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 76 PIM.


21-2-2009 Aki Seitsonen frustrated
Calgary Flames center Aki Seitsonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aki Seitsonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 57 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 14+14=28 with 20 PIM.


19-2-2009 Aki Seitsonen frustrated
Calgary Flames center Aki Seitsonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Aki Seitsonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2004 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 56 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 14+14=28 with 20 PIM.


19-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 57 games without a goal. Daymond Langkow is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Kris Chucko has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 26 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Dion Phaneuf has played 10 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 29 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



19-2-2009 Vladimir Kutny resumes full training.
Omaha Knights left wing Vladimir Kutny has resumed full training after his injury.

17-2-2009 Vladimir Kutny injured.
Vladimir Kutny of Omaha Knights suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Milwaukee Admirals. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

15-2-2009 Marcus Nilson speaks up.
Marcus Nilson is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

14-2-2009 praises Justin Shultz
Calgary Flames head coach has praised young defenseman Justin Shultz in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Justin Shultz has played 37 games with Ilves Tampere this season, collecting 5+12=17 with 40 PIM.


12-2-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 79 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 30 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 57 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 22+22=44 with 125 PIM.


12-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Kris Chucko is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 53 games without a goal. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 22 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 25 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



10-2-2009 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 301 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 35 assists along with 639 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 56 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 76 PIM.


10-2-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 14 goals on 81 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


9-2-2009 Team captain meets with Mike Grier
Following the team's recent 4-3 win against Boston Bruins on 9-2-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Mike Grier did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

9-2-2009 Fredrik Modin speaks up.
Fredrik Modin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

9-2-2009 Tim Ramholt resumes full training.
Omaha Knights defenseman Tim Ramholt has resumed full training after his injury.

8-2-2009 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 51 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 9+25=34 with 16 PIM.


8-2-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 78 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 30 assists along with 151 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 56 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 21+22=43 with 125 PIM.


7-2-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 14 goals on 81 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


7-2-2009 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 52 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 12+13=25 with 10 PIM.


6-2-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 14 goals on 81 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


6-2-2009 Media criticises the Calgary Flames
We've been kicking ourselves for this streak but it seems like nothing is helping us right now said Calgary Flames coach after today's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Calgary Flames have now a 11 game winless streak.

5-2-2009 Aki Seitsonen uncertain about future
Aki Seitsonen wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

5-2-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 20 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 23 game streak without registering a single point. Stephen Gionta has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



5-2-2009 Richie Regehr resumes full training.
Omaha Knights defenseman Richie Regehr has resumed full training after his injury.

4-2-2009 Tim Ramholt resumes light training.
Omaha Knights defenseman Tim Ramholt has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

4-2-2009 Richie Regehr injured.
Richie Regehr of Omaha Knights suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is a rough game and injuries happen, lucky for me that this one is not serious, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

3-2-2009 Team captain meets with Fredrik Modin
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Fredrik Modin after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Fredrik Modin as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

2-2-2009 Team captain meets with Marcel Goc
Following the team's recent 2-3 loss against Vancouver Canucks on 1-2-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Marcel Goc did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Kyle McLaren

29-1-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 14 goals on 81 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


29-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is sliding on a 20 game streak without registering a single point. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 18 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 21 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



28-1-2009 Team captain meets with Jeff Hamilton
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Jeff Hamilton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jeff Hamilton as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

23-1-2009 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Following the team's recent 0-0 tie at New York Rangers on 23-1-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Marcus Nilson did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

23-1-2009 Stephen Gionta frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Stephen Gionta feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 74 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 29 assists along with 143 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 52 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 20+21=41 with 117 PIM.


22-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Mike Grier is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. David Hale is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Marek Zidlicky has played 16 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



20-1-2009 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Marcus Nilson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Marcus Nilson as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

20-1-2009 Team captain meets with Brent Krahn
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Brent Krahn after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Brent Krahn as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

19-1-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 6 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 14 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 14 goals on 81 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


19-1-2009 Nick Tuzzolino uncertain about future
Nick Tuzzolino wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

18-1-2009 Calgary Flames players named to All-Star Game
The following players from Calgary Flames were named to this year's All-Star Game:
-Dion Phaneuf


17-1-2009 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 26 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 38 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 7+11=18 with 38 PIM.


15-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Kyle Calder is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marcel Goc is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marek Zidlicky is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. David Legwand is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Fredrik Modin is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 16 goals in 4 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. David Jones is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

Alexander Killorn remains sidelined with leg injury.



15-1-2009 Tim Ramholt injured.
Tim Ramholt of Omaha Knights suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . I think it's rehabilitation for the next couple of weeks for me, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

14-1-2009 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 7 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 7 goals on 52 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


14-1-2009 Alexander Killorn injured.
Alexander Killorn (CGY) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Vitaly Vishnevski (TOR). He is expected to be sidelined for at least four months. It's just a part of hockey. It was a good, clean check and I got caught with my head down, he said as the trainers examined him.

13-1-2009 David Hale frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Hale was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 192 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 21 assists along with 145 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 45 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+8=8 with 26 PIM.


13-1-2009 Chris Neiszner resumes full training.
Omaha Knights center Chris Neiszner has resumed full training after his injury.

11-1-2009 Team captain meets with Mike Grier
Following the team's recent 5-3 win against Los Angeles Kings on 10-1-2009, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Mike Grier were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

8-1-2009 Marcus Nilson speaks up.
Marcus Nilson is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-1-2009 Fredrik Modin speaks up.
Fredrik Modin is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

8-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Kyle McLaren is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 19 goals in 4 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. David Jones is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-1-2009 Chris Neiszner resumes light training.
Omaha Knights center Chris Neiszner has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-1-2009 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 505 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 128 assists along with 595 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+15=16 with 45 PIM.


4-1-2009 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 27 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 38 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 8+8=16 with 0 PIM.


3-1-2009 Chris Neiszner injured.
Chris Neiszner of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hershey Bears. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . Not much I can do now, except listen to my doctor, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

2-1-2009 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 35 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 8+18=26 with 14 PIM.


2-1-2009 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 34 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 15+14=29 with 30 PIM.


2-1-2009 Calgary Flames players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Calgary Flames organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Miroslav Broz (CZE)
-Per Johnsson (SWE)
-Keimo Siilasvuo (FIN)
-Arnold Eder (SUI)
-Juuso Puustinen (FIN)
-Aaron Marvin (USA)
-John Armstrong (CAN)


1-1-2009 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Stephen Gionta is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 36 games without a goal. David Legwand is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-12-2008 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 7 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 7 goals on 52 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


1-1-2009 Rookie of the month: Alexander Killorn (C)
NHL has awarded Alexander Killorn (C) of Calgary Flames as Rookie Of The Month He registered 6 goals and 8 assists for 14 points in 14 games last month. He also had 3 game winning goals.

A native of USA, Alexander Killorn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 31 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 14 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 31 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 12+14=26 with 26 PIM. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.


30-12-2008 Joonas Kemppainen resumes full training.
Saint John Flames center Joonas Kemppainen has resumed full training after his injury.

27-12-2008 Team captain meets with Brent Krahn
Following the team's recent 1-3 win at Philadelphia Flyers on 26-12-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brent Krahn were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

26-12-2008 Marcus Nilson speaks up.
Marcus Nilson is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 7 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

26-12-2008 Team captain meets with Brent Krahn
Following the team's recent 1-3 win at Philadelphia Flyers on 26-12-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Brent Krahn did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

26-12-2008 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 33 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 15+12=27 with 30 PIM.


25-12-2008 Team captain meets with Fredrik Modin
Following the team's recent 6-7 OT win at Montreal Canadiens on 23-12-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Fredrik Modin were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

25-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Kyle McLaren is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. David Legwand is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Daymond Langkow is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Alexander Killorn is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Jeff Hamilton is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Stephen Gionta is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 34 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-12-2008 Joonas Kemppainen resumes light training.
Saint John Flames center Joonas Kemppainen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

21-12-2008 Mike Grier reaches a milestone !
Mike Grier scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers on a feed by Brad Ference. I'm not out here to set records, but it's always nice to get the points, our record breaker told a Hockey Night in Canada reporter.

A native of USA, Mike Grier was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 9th round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 861 NHL games during his career, notching 128 goals and adding 172 assists along with 538 penalty minutes. The 33 year old left wing has played 35 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 24 PIM.


19-12-2008 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Following the team's recent 0-5 loss against Anaheim Mighty Ducks on 19-12-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Marcus Nilson did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

18-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Daymond Langkow is looking good with 7 points in 4 games last week. Fredrik Modin is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Killorn is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Kyle Calder is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Eric Nystrom is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marcel Goc is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marek Zidlicky is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Jeff Hamilton is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Stephen Gionta is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 31 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-12-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 30 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 0 PIM.


14-12-2008 Richie Regehr resumes full training.
Saint John Flames defenseman Richie Regehr has resumed full training after his injury.

14-12-2008 Kyle Calder reaches a milestone !
Kyle Calder scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on a feed by Jeff Hamilton. Yes, it does feel great, he said to the press.

A native of Canada, Kyle Calder was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 5th round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 465 NHL games during his career, notching 125 goals and adding 175 assists along with 301 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 31 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 8+10=18 with 28 PIM.


13-12-2008 Nick Tuzzolino agrees on a contract.
Nick Tuzzolino has signed a one year deal with the Saint John Flames. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

11-12-2008 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 31 goals and adding 125 assists along with 579 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 30 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+12=13 with 29 PIM.


11-12-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 150 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 13 assists along with 107 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 30 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 31 PIM.


11-12-2008 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 30 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 6+3=9 with 32 PIM.


11-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Daymond Langkow is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Killorn is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Nick Boynton is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Marcel Goc is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Stephen Gionta is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 30 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-12-2008 Aki Seitsonen resumes full training.
Saint John Flames center Aki Seitsonen has resumed full training after his injury.

11-12-2008 Richie Regehr injured.
Richie Regehr of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Quebec Citadelles. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he said when he was taken off the ice.

11-12-2008 Joonas Kemppainen injured.
Joonas Kemppainen of Saint John Flames suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Quebec Citadelles. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, he commented to the media.

9-12-2008 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 26 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 6+13=19 with 14 PIM.


8-12-2008 Team captain meets with Brad Ference
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Brad Ference after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Brad Ference as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

7-12-2008 David Hale frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Hale was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 174 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 16 assists along with 139 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 20 PIM.


7-12-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 24 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 4+7=11 with 0 PIM.


7-12-2008 Team captain meets with Jeff Hamilton
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Jeff Hamilton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Jeff Hamilton as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

7-12-2008 Andrei Taratukhin resumes full training.
Saint John Flames center Andrei Taratukhin has resumed full training after his injury.

6-12-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 146 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 13 assists along with 103 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 26 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 27 PIM.


6-12-2008 Aki Seitsonen resumes light training.
Saint John Flames center Aki Seitsonen has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

5-12-2008 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 489 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 122 assists along with 570 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+9=9 with 20 PIM.


5-12-2008 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 272 NHL games during his career, notching 41 goals and adding 137 assists along with 193 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 26 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 4+15=19 with 20 PIM.


4-12-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Miikka Kiprusoff is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is sliding on a 26 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-12-2008 Aki Seitsonen injured.
Aki Seitsonen of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . Sometimes you have to take a hit like that for the team, he said to the press.

3-12-2008 Andrei Taratukhin injured.
Andrei Taratukhin of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he said when he was taken off the ice.

30-11-2008 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 269 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 31 assists along with 581 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 18 PIM.


27-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is sliding on a 24 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Hale is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Marek Zidlicky has played 24 games without a goal. David Jones is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-11-2008 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 487 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 121 assists along with 570 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 24 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+8=8 with 20 PIM.


20-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Stephen Gionta is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is sliding on a 22 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 22 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-11-2008 Derek Couture resumes full training.
Saint John Flames right wing Derek Couture has resumed full training after his injury.

19-11-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 141 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 13 assists along with 99 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 21 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 23 PIM.


19-11-2008 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 2 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 4 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 2 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 4 goals on 24 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


18-11-2008 Derek Couture injured.
Derek Couture of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Manitoba Moose. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . If it was up to me I would have finished the game, but they want to be careful about this kind of injury, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

17-11-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 140 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 13 assists along with 99 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 20 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 23 PIM.


16-11-2008 Mikael Backlund resumes full training.
Saint John Flames center Mikael Backlund has resumed full training after his injury.

15-11-2008 Dion Phaneuf injured.
Dion Phaneuf (CGY) suffered ankle injury during the game in an incident with Bobby Holik (DET). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. That was just good, clean, hard hitting hockey. If you think I look bad now you should see the other guy, the injured player commented.

14-11-2008 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 18 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 6+1=7 with 22 PIM.


13-11-2008 Team captain meets with Eric Nystrom
Following the team's recent 7-1 loss at Washington Capitals on 13-11-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Eric Nystrom did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Kyle McLaren

13-11-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 138 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 13 assists along with 95 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 18 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 19 PIM.


13-11-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 15 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 1+6=7 with 0 PIM.


13-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alexander Killorn is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Daymond Langkow has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 12 goals in 3 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 18 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



12-11-2008 David Hale frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Hale was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 164 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 16 assists along with 133 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 17 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 14 PIM.


12-11-2008 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 17 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 12 PIM.


11-11-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 137 NHL games during his career, notching 14 goals and adding 13 assists along with 95 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 17 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 19 PIM.


11-11-2008 Mikael Backlund resumes light training.
Saint John Flames center Mikael Backlund has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-11-2008 Mikael Backlund injured.
Mikael Backlund of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Louisville Panthers. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I was worried when it happened, but it's not stiff now and that's a good sign. I should be skating again before the end of the week, he said when he was taken off the ice.

11-11-2008 Mikael Backlund injured.
Mikael Backlund of Saint John Flames suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Louisville Panthers. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I'm just looking forward to getting back on the ice and helping this team win, were his words after the game.

10-11-2008 James Spratt uncertain about future
James Spratt wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

10-11-2008 Team captain meets with Marcel Goc
Following the team's recent 1-4 loss against New Jersey Devils on 8-11-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and Marcel Goc were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Kyle McLaren

10-11-2008 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 16 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 3+6=9 with 12 PIM.


8-11-2008 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 262 NHL games during his career, notching 39 goals and adding 130 assists along with 191 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 16 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+8=10 with 18 PIM.


7-11-2008 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 2 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 2 goals on 16 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


7-11-2008 Richie Regehr frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Richie Regehr feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Richie Regehr, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 14 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 2 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 15 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 10 PIM.


6-11-2008 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 478 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 119 assists along with 558 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 15 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+6=6 with 8 PIM.


6-11-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Dion Phaneuf is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Stephen Gionta is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 15 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 11 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 0+5=5 with 0 PIM.


4-11-2008 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 259 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 31 assists along with 577 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 14 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 14 PIM.


3-11-2008 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 1 NHL games during his career, booking 0 career shutouts and allowing 2 goals. The 26 year old goaltender has played 1 games with the Calgary Flames this season, allowing 2 goals on 16 while booking 0 shutouts. He has also played 3 games with the Saint John Flames this season, allowing 10 goals on 79 while booking 0 shutouts.


2-11-2008 Team captain meets with David Legwand
Following the team's recent 3-4 loss against San Jose Sharks on 1-11-2008, Calgary Flames captain Kyle McLaren and David Legwand did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Kyle McLaren

1-11-2008 Eric Nystrom frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Eric Nystrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Eric Nystrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2002 entry draft. He has appeared in 134 NHL games during his career, notching 13 goals and adding 13 assists along with 91 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 14 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 15 PIM.


1-11-2008 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 14 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 5+2=7 with 10 PIM.


1-11-2008 Stephen Gionta reaches career high !
Stephen Gionta marked a new career high in goals with 6 tallies after scoring in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a feed by Dion Phaneuf. It's always nice score but this was one special goal for me, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 36 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 15 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 14 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 6+7=13 with 40 PIM.


1-11-2008 Stephen Gionta reaches career high !
Stephen Gionta marked a new career high in points with 14 after scoring in tonights game against San Jose Sharks on a feed by Alexander Killorn. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said after the game in the dressing room.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 36 NHL games during his career, notching 12 goals and adding 15 assists along with 66 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 14 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 7+7=14 with 40 PIM.


30-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Alexander Killorn is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Eric Nystrom is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Marcel Goc is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Stephen Gionta is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Logan Couture has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marek Zidlicky has played 13 games without a goal. Jeff Hamilton has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. David Jones is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-10-2008 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 11 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 12 PIM.


23-10-2008 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Team captain Kyle McLaren called a short meeting with Marcus Nilson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Marcus Nilson as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

23-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Daymond Langkow is looking good with 6 points in 4 games last week. Jeff Hamilton is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dion Phaneuf is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Rob Niedermayer has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcus Nilson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Kris Chucko has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Brent Krahn hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. David Jones has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-10-2008 David Hale frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman David Hale feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Hale was originally drafted to the NHL by the New Jersey Devils in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has appeared in 154 NHL games during his career, notching 0 goals and adding 15 assists along with 127 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 8 PIM.


20-10-2008 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 7 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 2+5=7 with 2 PIM.


20-10-2008 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 7 games with the Saint John Flames this season, totalling 3+1=4 with 12 PIM.


19-10-2008 Calgary Flames name captain.
Calgary Flames have named Kyle McLaren as the captain of the team.

19-10-2008 Calgary Flames trade
Calgary Flames traded Jarome Iginla to Washington Capitals for Alexander Killorn and Stephen Gionta

A native of USA, Alexander Killorn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 19 year old center has not yet played for the Washington Capitals this season. He has played 3 games with the Portland Pirates this season, totalling 0+2=2 with 0 PIM.

A native of USA, Stephen Gionta, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 30 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 13 assists along with 48 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Washington Capitals this season, totalling 1+5=6 with 22 PIM.

A native of Canada, Jarome Iginla was originally drafted to the NHL by the Dallas Stars in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 879 NHL games during his career, notching 378 goals and adding 379 assists along with 772 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+3=6 with 10 PIM.


19-10-2008 Calgary Flames trade
Calgary Flames traded Alex Tanguay to Anaheim Mighty Ducks for Rob Niedermayer and Logan Couture

A native of Canada, Rob Niedermayer was originally drafted to the NHL by the Florida Panthers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 942 NHL games during his career, notching 158 goals and adding 247 assists along with 802 penalty minutes. The 33 year old right wing has played 6 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 4 PIM.

A native of Canada, Logan Couture was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks in the 1st round of the 2007 entry draft. He has appeared in 10 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 6 assists along with 16 penalty minutes. The 19 year old center has played 10 games with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks this season, totalling 4+6=10 with 16 PIM.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 621 NHL games during his career, notching 207 goals and adding 391 assists along with 404 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 4+4=8 with 8 PIM.


19-10-2008 Daymond Langkow reaches a milestone !
Daymond Langkow scored the 600th point of his career in tonight's game against the Ottawa Senators on a goal by Jarome Iginla. My parents came to see this game so I just had to deliver, was the comment released to the press after the game..

A native of Canada, Daymond Langkow was originally drafted to the NHL by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1st round of the 1995 entry draft. He has appeared in 877 NHL games during his career, notching 242 goals and adding 358 assists along with 578 penalty minutes. The 32 year old center has played 6 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+5=8 with 8 PIM.


18-10-2008 David Moss resumes full training.
Omaha Knights left wing David Moss has resumed full training after his injury.

16-10-2008 Team captain meets with Marcus Nilson
Following the team's recent 1-3 loss against Edmonton Oilers on 16-10-2008, Calgary Flames captain Jarome Iginla and Marcus Nilson did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Jarome Iginla

16-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Daymond Langkow is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Fredrik Modin has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2008 Alex Tanguay frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Alex Tanguay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 618 NHL games during his career, notching 206 goals and adding 389 assists along with 402 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 3+2=5 with 6 PIM.


14-10-2008 David Moss injured.
David Moss of Omaha Knights suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

12-10-2008 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


10-10-2008 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 122 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 3 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


9-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Tanguay is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



8-10-2008 Derek Couture frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing Derek Couture feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Derek Couture, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 24 year old right wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 2 PIM.


7-10-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 119 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 78 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 3 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


4-10-2008 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season. He has played 2 games with the Omaha Knights this season, totalling 0+1=1 with 0 PIM.


3-10-2008 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 247 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 30 assists along with 563 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 2 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


2-10-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Tanguay is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2008 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Roberto LuongoA-A-A-29Vancouver Canucks
Martin BrodeurA-BA-36New Jersey Devils
Henrik LundqvistA-A-A-26Montreal Canadiens
Marc-Andre FleuryA-A-B23Pittsburgh Penguins
Nikolai KhabibulinBB-B35Toronto Maple Leafs
Miikka KiprusoffBBB31Calgary Flames
Kari LehtonenA-A-B24Atlanta Thrashers
Ryan MillerBBB28Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka RinneA-A-B25Ottawa Senators
Ilya BryzgalovBBB28Detroit Red Wings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Nicklas LidstromBA-A-38Pittsburgh Penguins
Scott NiedermayerBB-B35Anaheim Ducks
Zdeno CharaB-A-B-31Boston Bruins
Chris ProngerB-A-B-33Detroit Red Wings
Dion PhaneufB-A-B-23Calgary Flames
Ryan SuterB-BB-23Nashville Predators
Dmitri KalininB-B-B-28San Jose Sharks
Rob BlakeB-B-B-38Los Angeles Kings
Tomas KaberleB-B-B-30New Jersey Devils
Christian EhrhoffB-BB-26San Jose Sharks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Rick NashA-A-A-24Columbus Blue Jackets
Ilya KovalchukA-B-B25Atlanta Thrashers
Marian GaborikAB-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Teemu SelanneBB-B38Anaheim Ducks
Mike KnubleBB-B36Washington Capitals
Patrik EliasBB-B32Boston Bruins
Daniel SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Mike FisherA-B-B-28Ottawa Senators
Keith TkachukBCB-36Atlanta Thrashers
Henrik ZetterbergBB-B-27Ottawa Senators
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe ThorntonABA-29San Jose Sharks
Peter ForsbergAB-A-35Nashville Predators
Patrick MarleauA-AA-29San Jose Sharks
Eric Staal92808623Carolina Hurricanes
Henrik SedinBBB28Vancouver Canucks
Vincent LecavalierAB-B28Tampa Bay Lightning
Patrice BergeronA-BB23Boston Bruins
Pavol DemitraA-CB33Chicago Blackhawks
Mats SundinBB-B37Toronto Maple Leafs
Travis ZajacA-A-B23New Jersey Devils
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAB-B36New York Rangers
Alexander OvechkinAB-B23Toronto Maple Leafs
Justin WilliamsBA-B26Chicago Blackhawks
Marian HossaAB-B29Atlanta Thrashers
Phil KesselBB-B20New Jersey Devils
Dany HeatleyBB-B27Ottawa Senators
Jarome IginlaBB-B31Calgary Flames
Martin HavlatA-CB27Montreal Canadiens
Jonathan CheechooA-B-B28San Jose Sharks
Nikolai ZherdevAB-B24Columbus Blue Jackets


28-9-2008 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 254 NHL games during his career, notching 38 goals and adding 126 assists along with 181 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman has played 8 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+4=5 with 8 PIM.


25-9-2008 Team captain meets with David Moss
Team captain Jarome Iginla called a short meeting with David Moss after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said David Moss as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

25-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Alex Tanguay is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Eric Nystrom is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Kris Chucko is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Brett Sutter has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Friesen has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. David Moss has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Daniel Ryder has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Leland Irving hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



24-9-2008 Brent Krahn frustrated
Calgary Flames goaltender Brent Krahn feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brent Krahn was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2000 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 26 year old goaltender has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season.


22-9-2008 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman has not yet played for the Calgary Flames this season.


21-9-2008 Nick Boynton frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Nick Boynton feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Nick Boynton was originally drafted to the NHL by the Washington Capitals in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 468 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 113 assists along with 560 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 10 PIM.


18-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jarome Iginla is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Marcus Nilson is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Miikka Kiprusoff has been chilly and allowed 9 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-9-2008 Brad Ference frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Brad Ference feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Brad Ference was originally drafted to the NHL by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 249 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 30 assists along with 578 penalty minutes. The 29 year old defenseman has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 15 PIM.


17-9-2008 David Moss frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing David Moss feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, David Moss was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 7th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has appeared in 123 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 6 assists along with 80 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


17-9-2008 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 4 NHL games during his career, notching 1 goals and adding 1 assists along with 6 penalty minutes. The 24 year old right wing has played 4 games with the Calgary Flames this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 6 PIM.


11-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Marek Zidlicky is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-9-2008 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


4-9-2008 Alex Tanguay frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Alex Tanguay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 203 goals and adding 387 assists along with 396 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


4-9-2008 Tomi Maki frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Tomi Maki feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Finland, Tomi Maki was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


4-9-2008 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-8-2008 Adam Cracknell uncertain about future
Adam Cracknell wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

29-8-2008 Tyson Johnson uncertain about future
Tyson Johnson wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

30-6-2008 Craig Conroy retires
Craig Conroy has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2008 Mike Sgroi retires
Mike Sgroi has retired from professional hockey.

30-6-2008 Training camp preview
Calgary Flames will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Calgary Flames and Omaha Knights:
- Kyle McLaren D
- Jarome Iginla R
- Alex Tanguay L
- Mike Grier R
- Marcus Nilson L
- Brad Ference D
- Daymond Langkow C
- Brett Sutter C
- Jeff Friesen L
- Byron Ritchie C
- Nick Boynton D
- Eric Nystrom L
- Kris Chucko R
- James Spratt G
- Steve Marr D
- Tim Hambly D
- Adam Cracknell R
- Miikka Kiprusoff G
- Vesa Toskala G
- Adam Pardy D
- Chris Neiszner C
- Brent Krahn G
- Kristian Huselius R
- David Hale D
- Ruslan Zainullin R
- Andrei Taratukhin C
- Tomi Maki L
- Mikael Backlund C
- Aki Seitsonen C
- David Moss L
- Marek Zidlicky D
- Brandon Rogers D
- Greg Hogeboom R
- David Gulik R
- Curtis McElhinney G
- Jeff Hamilton C
- Dion Phaneuf D
- Tim Ramholt D
- Eric Perrin L
- Tyson Johnson C
- Dylan Reese D
- Cam Cunning L
- Vladimir Kutny L
- David Jones R
- Brett Palin D
- Derek Couture R
- Warren Peters C
- Richie Regehr D
- Daniel Ryder C
- Leland Irving G
- Joonas Kemppainen C

Players reporting out of shape:
- Mike Grier R
- Brad Ference D
- Brett Sutter C
- Nick Boynton D
- Adam Cracknell R
- Vesa Toskala G
- Kristian Huselius R
- Aki Seitsonen C
- Marek Zidlicky D
- Brandon Rogers D
- Greg Hogeboom R
- Curtis McElhinney G
- Eric Perrin L
- Cam Cunning L
- Vladimir Kutny L
- Daniel Ryder C
- Leland Irving G

Players reporting in good shape:
- Kyle McLaren D
- Alex Tanguay L
- Jeff Friesen L
- Byron Ritchie C
- James Spratt G
- David Hale D
- Dion Phaneuf D
- Derek Couture R
- Joonas Kemppainen C


30-6-2008 Jim Playfair leaves team
Jim Playfairs contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2008 Rich Preston leaves team
Rich Prestons contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2008 David Jones frustrated
Calgary Flames right wing David Jones feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, David Jones was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 9th round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


27-6-2008 Alex Tanguay frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Alex Tanguay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 203 goals and adding 387 assists along with 396 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


26-6-2008 Tim Ramholt frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Tim Ramholt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Switzerland, Tim Ramholt was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2003 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 23 year old defenseman is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


25-6-2008 Alex Tanguay frustrated
Calgary Flames left wing Alex Tanguay feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Alex Tanguay was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 614 NHL games during his career, notching 203 goals and adding 387 assists along with 396 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2008 Brett Sutter returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Brett Sutter has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Mikael Backlund returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Mikael Backlund has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Dylan Reese returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Dylan Reese has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 David Jones returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that David Jones has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Daniel Ryder returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Daniel Ryder has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Leland Irving returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Leland Irving has returned to the team.

25-6-2008 Joonas Kemppainen returns
Calgary Flames were delighted to hear that Joonas Kemppainen has returned to the team.

24-6-2008 Dion Phaneuf frustrated
Calgary Flames defenseman Dion Phaneuf feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Dion Phaneuf was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 1st round of the 2003 entry draft. He has appeared in 246 NHL games during his career, notching 37 goals and adding 122 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is getting ready for the upcoming season.


24-6-2008 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2008 Andrei Taratukhin frustrated
Calgary Flames center Andrei Taratukhin feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Russia, Andrei Taratukhin was originally drafted to the NHL by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round of the 2001 entry draft. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 25 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Daymond Langkow (Calgary Flames) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Vesa Toskala (Calgary Flames) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Kristian Huselius (Calgary Flames) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brandon Rogers (Calgary Flames) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Eric Perrin (Omaha Knights) UFA
-Dylan Reese (Omaha Knights) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Brett Palin (Calgary Flames) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2008 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Jim Playfair(pro)
-Rich Preston(pro)


20-6-2008 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $12 700 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2008 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $12 700 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

Eastside Hockey Manager