Calgary Flames Mikael Backlund Out Day-To-Day

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The Calgary Flames announced that Mikael Backlund is out day-to-day with an unspecified injury prior to tonight’s game. The announcement came just prior to the evening’s contest against the Edmonton Oilers. There is no further timetable regarding his return at this time. #Flames Roster Update: Mikael Backlund will not play tonight. He is listed as […] READ MORE





Calgary Flames Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments of the decade. Here is the Calgary Fames Team of the Decade lineup. Calgary Flames Decade Team […] READ MORE



Fantasy Hockey: Week 20 Impressions

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Well, here we are. There’s one week left in the fantasy hockey regular season – at least in Yahoo! standard leagues. Some of you may have a couple of weeks to go. Some of you may already be in the thick of postseason. But for the sake of continuity and all that, we’ll call it […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames Put Derek Ryan on Injured Reserve

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The Calgary Flames announced that forward Derek Ryan has been put on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 13. Calgary has called up Glenn Gawdin from the Stockton Heat of the AHL to fill the roster spot. The #Flames have recalled Glenn Gawdin from the @AHLHeat. In addition, Derek Ryan has been placed on the injured […] READ MORE



Calgary Flames Extend Mikael Backlund For Six Years

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The Calgary Flames announced that they have signed pending unrestricted free agent forward Mikael Backlund to a six-year contract extension worth $32.1 million. This breaks down to an AAV or cap hit of $5.35 million per season. The contract begins next year and carries him through the end of the 2023-2024 season. READ MORE