The Calgary Flames announced the re-signings of forward Ryan Lomberg and defenceman Rinat Valiev to one-year, two-way contracts each earning an AAV of $700,000.
60 – Lucas Feuk – LW
79 – Ben Freeman – C
59 – Andrew Fyten – C
80 – Glenn Gawdin – C
Mike Smith has established himself as a playoff contender one game into the playoffs, but there is a long way to go. Smith recorded a 4-0 shutout and an assist in game one. Smith’s 26 save effort has earned him the starting spot for game two.
One thing that has been certain in Calgary is that goaltending has put the team in an interesting predicament throughout the season.
On trade deadline with under 30 minutes left, the Calgary Flames finally made a deal with the Los Angeles Kings — who wasn’t really on the Flames’ radar.
After a nine-game scoring drought, Calgary Flames’ forward, Johnny Gaudreau finally snapped the bad streak.
When you think about goaltending in Calgary, you are often overwhelmed with distant memories of Miikka Kiprusoff, Mike Vernon and Reggie Lemelin. As of recent years there hasn’t been much to obsess over in the Flames’ net until last season when Mike Smith was hot … but the feeling quickly died off.