Archive for 'Contract'

Flames Sign Bouwmeester to 5-Year Deal

The Calgary Flames have signed Defenceman Jay Bouwmeester to a 5-year deal, reportedly worth $6.68 Million per year. The team is expected to officially announce the signing during a press conference today.

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Flames Make Biggest Splash on Trade Deadline Day

In past years, the Calgary Flames have been relatively quiet on Trade Deadline Day. This year was a different story as the Calgary Flames were front and centre in the media on the last day of trades for the 2008-2009 season. They made trades with the Phoenix Coyotes and the Colorado Avalanche to improve their […]

Flames Sign Bertuzzi

Excuse me ?!!! WTF ?!!!!! Ha Ha (nervous laugh)… I thought you said that the Flames just signed Todd Bertuzzi. That’s a good one. Ha Ha. Really… you’re killing me with your great jokes!!! ROTFL!!! For the last 2 playoffs I’ve cheered against the Red Wings (’07) and the Ducks (’08) to lose in the […]

Flames Sign Backlund

The Calgary Flames signed first-round draft pick Mikael Backlund to a contract Friday. The six-foot, 194-pounder was selected with the 24th overall pick of the 2007 NHL entry draft. “Mikael is one of the best 18-year old centres in the world and we are pleased that we have been able to retain him under contract,” […]


Calgary Flames sign Curtis Joseph

The rumours have been floating around for a little while now… but It’s official… The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Curtis Joseph to a 1-year $1.5 Million contract. Here’s the story, courtesy of ___________________________________________________ CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -Goalie Curtis Joseph signed a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Calgary Flames on Thursday. The 40-year-old […]

Great Save Kiprusoff

Flames + Kipper agree to 6 year, $35M extension

My sources indicate that the Calgary Flames and Vezina Trophy winning goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff have agreed to a 6-year $35 million US contract extension. This signing ensures that the Flames will continue to have one of the top goaltenders in the league through the 2013-14 season. Add this to the recent 5-year extensions signed by […]

Tanguay Trade Rumours Start Again

The “Trade Alex Tanguay for Alex Kovalev” rumours have started again. After Calgary’s 5-4 shootout loss (and Kovalev’s post-game comments about Montreal head coach Guy Carbonneau) rumours started to circulate at RDS about the possibily of a Kovalev-Tanguay trade between Montreal and Calgary. This trade rumour is not a new thing… it’s been rumour-ed about […]

Flames Sign Prospect Dan Ryder

The Calgary Flames have signed forward Dan Ryder. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Ryder, the Flames fourth round pick in 2005, is in his fourth season with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. He currently sits fifth in league scoring with 24 goals and 59 points. Ryder is currently serving a 10 […]

Andrew Ference Signs 3-year Extension

The Calgary Flames signed defenseman Andrew Ference to a three-year contract extension Friday. Ference had career highs in assists (27), points (31) and games (82) last season and added four assists in seven postseason games. The Edmonton native has 19 goals, 68 assists and 301 penalty minutes in 333 career games. The Flames acquired the […]

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