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Derek Grant wearing a uniform

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward Derek Grant to a one-year contract. Grant, a native of Abbotsford, BC, was originally drafted in the fourth round (119th overall) in the 2008 NHL Draft by Ottawa. In 2014-15, Grant played 73 games for the Binghamton Senators of the AHL where he notched 21 …

Michael Frolik in a blue suit skiing in the snow

Michael Frolik has heard it from others. At times, he saw it, too. And now he’ll experience it first hand. Frolik, who signed a multi-year contract at the onset of the opening of free agency Wednesday, is eager to become a part of what the Calgary Flames are building. “It was pretty amazing what the …

A hockey game in the snow

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward Michael Frolik to a multi-year contract. Frolik, a native of Kladno, Czech Republic, was originally drafted in the first round (10th overall) in the 2006 NHL Draft by Florida. In 2014-15, Frolik recorded 19 goals and 23 assists for 42 points for the Winnipeg Jets. …

A person riding skis down a snow covered slope

 Karri Ramo will remain a member of the Calgary Flames. The goaltender and team agreed to a contract Wednesday. And Ramo feels he’s got way more to give to the Flames. “That’s what I need to show now,” he said. “I believe in myself and I think that I have way more to give than last …

T.J. Oshie et al. in uniform

General manager Brad Treliving knows the Calgary Flames’ on-ice success last season, when they qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2009 and advanced beyond the first round for the first time since 2004, will increase expectations on them next season. So, too, he predicts, will his recent acquisitions. The Flames …

A person in a baseball uniform with Ohio State University in the background

General manager Brad Treliving knows the Calgary Flames’ on-ice success last season, when they qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2009 and advanced beyond the first round for the first time since 2004, will increase expectations on them next season. So, too, he predicts, will his recent acquisitions. The Flames …

A group of people riding on the back of a horse

Representatives from the Calgary Flames, Calgary Hitmen, Calgary Roughnecks and Calgary Stampeders will be riding in the 2015 Calgary Stampede Parade scheduled for tomorrow morning in the heart of downtown Calgary. The Calgary Sports and Entertainment float incorporates each of the four teams under the Calgary Flames organization while embodying a sense of team-work. “Pulling …

A person skiing on the snow

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed a pair of 2014 draft picks in goaltender Mason McDonald and right winger Hunter Smith. McDonald, a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, concluded his third season in the QMJHL and his second with the Charlottetown Islanders. McDonald was Calgary’s 2nd round selection (34th overall) in last’s years NHL Draft …

Derrick Favors standing in front of a crowd

It’s a ride that Hunter Smith might not have believed had you told him. In a span of 369 days, the 19-year-old has gone from undrafted to a second round pick, to Memorial Cup champion, to signing an entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames. A pinch, it seems, would suffice to prove he’s not asleep. Because it’s …

A man wearing a suit and tie

CALGARY, AB — The Calgary Flames will be hosting their annual development camp for 42 prospects (four goalies, 18 defencemen, and 20 forwards) beginning on-ice on Tuesday, July 7th at the WinSport Markin MacPhail Centre. The purpose of the camp is to enhance each player’s development process through direction on conditioning and familiarity with the Flames …