Markstrom talks Huberdeau trade, Flames improvement in Q&A with NHL.com

PARIS — Jacob Markstrom‘s emotions bounced like a puck on bad ice for nearly two months after the Calgary Flames lost to the Edmonton Oilers in the Battle of Alberta and were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Flames goalie had to get over the initial low of allowing 24 goals against the Oilers … Read more

Inside look at the Florida Panthers

NHL.com is providing in-depth roster, prospect and fantasy analysis for each of the League’s 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, the Florida Panthers. [Panthers 32 in 32: 3 Questions | Top prospects | Fantasy breakdown] The Florida Panthers made big changes to a team that was unable to go on a run in the … Read more

Tkachuk wants to play for Panthers ‘for the rest of my career’

Matthew Tkachuk said he had the Florida Panthers at the top of his list when he decided he wouldn’t re-sign long-term with the Calgary Flames. “I want to be here for the rest of my career,” Tkachuk said Monday, three days after he was acquired by the Panthers in a trade with the Flames for … Read more

Three questions facing the Calgary Flames

NHL.com is providing in-depth analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, three important questions facing the Calgary Flames. [Flames 32 in 32: Season preview | Top prospects | Fantasy breakdown] 1. Do the Flames have enough scoring after two key departures? Calgary, which finished sixth in the NHL with 291 … Read more

Mangiapane says new-look Flames will contend for Pacific title

BARRIE, Ontario — Andrew Mangiapane said he’s thrilled with his new contract with the Calgary Flames and feels the team has a legitimate shot to win the Pacific Division with the help of newcomers Jonathan Huberdeau and MacKenzie Weegar. The 26-year-old forward signed a three-year, $17.4 million contract with the Flames on Tuesday that carries … Read more

Huberdeau signs eight-year, $84 million contract extension with Flames

Jonathan Huberdeau signed an eight-year, $84 million contract extension with the Calgary Flames on Thursday. It has an average annual value of $10.5 million and begins with the 2023-24 season. The 29-year-old left wing was traded from the Florida Panthers on July 22 with defenseman MacKenzie Weegarforward prospect Cole Schwindt and a conditional first-round pick … Read more

Flames-Panthers trade, offseason news discussed on ‘NHL @TheRink’

The blockbuster trade between the Florida Panthers and Calgary Flames, David Quinn being hired as coach of the San Jose Sharks and John Klingberg signing a one-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks were three of the big topics discussed on the summer check-in episode of the “NHL @TheRink podcast” recorded Thursday. Co-hosts Dan Rosen and … Read more