MacKenzie Weegar has a “strong, genuine desire” to sign extension with Flames – Flamesnation

MacKenzie Weegar has a “strong, genuine desire” to sign extension with Flames – Flamesnation

Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving has been one of the busiest people in the sports world this off-season, and it looks like that trend will likely continue into next week. According to a report by TSN’s Salim Valji, Treliving and his fellow Flames executives are expected to engage next week in contract discussions with … Read more

Evander Kane’s trolling, Adidas is out, and Mattias Janmark

Evander Kane’s trolling, Adidas is out, and Mattias Janmark

We’re getting to the point in the offseason when the news slows down to a crawl, but that doesn’t mean I don’t still have a few random thoughts rolling around in my head that I could use your help with figuring out. WAITING ON YAMO Kailer Yamamoto has an Arbitration Date August 9th.He had 20-21-41 … Read more

Arbitration Hearings, State of the Defence, Analytics, and Matthew Tkachuk

Arbitration Hearings, State of the Defence, Analytics, and Matthew Tkachuk

One blogger, one brain, and a few occasional thoughts to share on the Internet. AVOIDING ARBITRATION? Now that we know the dates for Jesse Puljujarvi (July 29th) and Kailer Yamamoto’s (August 7th) arbitration hearings, I can’t help but wonder how much pressure both Ken Holland and the players are feeling to avoid the process entirely … Read more

Flames acquire package including Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar from Panthers for Matthew Tkachuk – Flamesnation

Flames acquire package including Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar from Panthers for Matthew Tkachuk – Flamesnation

The Calgary Flames have traded forward Matthew Tkachuk and a conditional 2025 fourth-round pick to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Jonathan Huberdeau, MacKenzie Weegar, Cole Schwindt, and a conditional 2025 first-round pick, the club announced Friday. The Athletic‘s Jeremy Rutherford reported that Tkachuk signed an eight-year extension with the Panthers carrying an average annual … Read more

Fantasy spin: Tkachuk-Huberdeau trade on Panthers, Flames

Fantasy spin: Tkachuk-Huberdeau trade on Panthers, Flames

NHL.com has the fantasy hockey impact of the trade that sent elite wing Matthew Tkachuk to the Florida Panthers from the Calgary Flames for elite wing Jonathan Huberdeau and valuable defenseman MacKenzie Weegar. For more coverage, visit NHL.com/Fantasy and subscribe for free to the “NHL Fantasy on Ice” podcast. MORE FANTASY COVERAGE: Top 250 for … Read more

Jesse Puljujarvi Trade Scenario, Evander Kane’s Confidence and More

Jesse Puljujarvi Trade Scenario, Evander Kane’s Confidence and More

Jesse Puljujarvi’s arbitration hearing is set for next Friday, giving Ken Holland, Bill Scott and Puljujarvi’s agent, Markus Lehto, one week to find common ground or let the arbitrator decide. We rarely see players reach arbitration. Tyler Bertuzzi did in 2020 with the Detroit Red Wings. Bertuzzi’s camp asked for $4.25m AAV, while the Red … Read more

Who Does Matthew Tkachuk Get Traded To?

Who Does Matthew Tkachuk Get Traded To?

Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk‘s arbitration date on August 11 looms, but we know now that it’s only a matter of time before he suits up for another NHL team. Tkachuk told the Flames this week that he won’t re-sign long-term, either forcing a trade now or letting him walk for nothing as an unrestricted … Read more

Snapshots: Tkachuk, Geekie, Kravtsov, Mikheyev

Who Does Matthew Tkachuk Get Traded To?

In what has so far shaped up to be a nightmarish offseason for the Calgary Flames, there could be another high-profile departure yet to come. Matthew Tkachuk, the team’s remaining superstar winger, is headed for an arbitration battle with the Flames, as we found out yesterday. They may not even reach that point, though. Eric … Read more

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

The National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) announced that 24 players have filed for player-elected salary arbitration, the deadline for which came this afternoon. This list is not necessarily the final and complete list of players headed for arbitration, with clubs now eligible to elect salary arbitration until tomorrow, July 18th at 5:00 pm ET. … Read more

Latest on Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk

Latest on Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk

There’s a significant sense around the league that teams are rushing to get their salary cap situations cleared up before the start of free agency next week. Moves like the Tampa Bay Lightning trading Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators for spare change and the Minnesota Wild moving early on a Kevin Fiala deal are … Read more