On Sept. 6, Sportsnet’s Eric Francis reported that the Calgary Flames and RFA Andrew Mangiapane are about $200,000 apart in contract negotiations.
The Calgary Flames have re-signed David Rittich to a two-year deal with an AAV of $2.75 million.
The Calgary Sport and Entertainment Company (CSEC) and the City of Calgary have decided on a proposed agreement July 22. The City is to pay around half of the arena costs, which is predicted to be around $550 million. That would mean both sides will be pitching in around $275 million.
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.
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.
James Neal was picked up by the Calgary Flames in the off-season. His contract is for five years — at $28.75 million for that time, which averages around $5.75 million per season.