Category Archives: Calgary Flames

NHL News & Notes to 12 Nov 2019

League 2019 NHL Global Series – the Tampa Bay Lightning (7-5-2) and Buffalo Sabres (9-5-2) played two sold-out (14,000 fans/ game) matches in Stockholm, Sweden last week. The Lightning won both games, 3-2 on Friday, Nov. 8th and 5-3 on … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 22 Oct 2019

League-related There are three outdoor games this season with the first one being this Saturday, October 26 at Mosiac field in Regina with the Calgary Flames playing the Winnipeg Jets. It’s being called The Heritage Classic game. The whole NHL outdoor … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 06 Oct 2019

League Deputy Commissioner of the NHL, Bill Daly, spoke about a few topics while in Prague for the Flyers vs Blackhawks season-opening game. He said both the NHLPA and league are in discussions about having another World Cup of Hockey. … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 22 Sep 2019. Regular season starts on Wed. October 2nd.

League The NHLPA announced on Monday that they were declining their option to re-open the CBA while the NHL announced at the end of August that they were also not going re-open the agreement. This means labor peace for three … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 08 Sep 2019. Training camps open Thursday.

League CBA negotiations – the league and NHLPA have a 10 year CBA agreement in place that was signed in January 2013 but both sides have a September 2019 opt out clause. The NHL could of opted out on September … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 25 Aug 2019. Training camps open in less than three weeks.

League The New York Islanders Belmont Park Arena in Elmont, New York, on Long Island, recently received it’s final approval and construction is starting. The cost is $1.3 B and and the development will be a multi-purpose arena and entertainment … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 05 Aug 2019

Some news & notes from around the league. Training camps are scheduled to start mid Sept. League The league is apparently very happy that the City of Calgary finally approved a plan to develop a new arena for the Flames. … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 21 July 2019

League The NHL recently won the League Humanitarian of the Year Award at the recent 5th Annual Sports Humanitarian Awards that were held in Los Angeles. The award recognized the NHL for work they’ve done related to driving social impact … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 02 Jul 2019

A few news items from around the NHL. I wrote most of these notes before the July 1 UFA signing frenzy, to see who signed where and for how much look here. League Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the 2019-20 salary cap … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment

NHL News & Notes to 16 Jun 2019

Here are some news & notes items from around the league. This week is busy for NHL teams as the Board of Governors are meeting in Vegas on Wednesday, June 19th, the NHL Awards show is that evening from the … Continue reading

Posted in Calgary Flames | Leave a comment