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Flames' Oliver Kylington: Set to return next season
Kylington (personal) is expected to return to the Flames for the 2023-24 campaign, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Kylington sat out the entire 2022-23 season because of a personal matter. Calgary President of Hockey Operations Don Maloney said Monday that Kylington is in a "very good place" and the Flames blueliner is "excited to be coming back next season." The 25-year-old Kylington generated 31 points, 138 shots on goal and 79 blocked shots in 73 games during the 2021-22 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Andrew Mangiapane: Undergoes shoulder surgery
Mangiapane recently had surgery on his left shoulder, Julian McKenzie of The Athletic reports.
Perhaps the shoulder issue played a role in his shooting percentage cratering from 18.9 percent in 2021-22 to 9.3 percent this year. The 27-year-old winger still finished with 43 points in 82 contests. The Flames announced Tuesday that Mangiapane is expected to be ready for training camp in the fall.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Walker Duehr: Inks two-year contract
Duehr signed a two-year, $1.65 million contract with Calgary on Monday.
Duehr, who would've been eligible for arbitration this summer, is coming off a two-year, entry-level deal. The 25-year-old forward registered 11 points, 47 shots on goal and 55 hits in 27 appearances with the Flames this season. Duehr also had 15 goals and 26 points in 41 AHL contests during the 2022-23 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Dustin Wolf: Heads to AHL affiliate
Wolf was assigned to AHL Calgary on Thursday.
Wolf will head to the minors and take over as AHL Calgary's No. 1 netminder for the team's upcoming playoff run. The 21-year-old American has been excellent in the minors this season, going 41-9-2 while posting an impressive 2.08 GAA and .932 save percentage through 53 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Walker Duehr: Assigned to minor-league affiliate
Duehr was assigned to AHL Calgary on Thursday.
Duehr will head to the minors and presumably jump into a prominent role for AHL Calgary's upcoming playoff run. The 25-year-old winger picked up seven goals and 11 points through 27 NHL appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jakob Pelletier: Sent to AHL affiliate
Pelletier was assigned to AHL Calgary on Thursday.
Pelletier will join the Flames' AHL affiliate for its upcoming playoff run. The 22-year-old forward, who picked up seven points through 24 top-level appearances this year, could be a regular in the big club's lineup in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Flames' MacKenzie Weegar: Logs assist in win
Weegar notched an assist, three shots on goal, three blocked shots and a plus-3 rating in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Weegar set up the second of Nikita Zadorov's three goals in the game. The helper allowed Weegar to end the season on a high note as he snapped a four-game drought. The 29-year-old finished his first year with the Flames at four goals, 27 assists, 160 shots on net, 186 hits, 117 blocked shots and a plus-15 rating through 81 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Andrew Mangiapane: Offers assist Wednesday
Mangiapane provided an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Mangiapane struggled at times this season, but he finished with three goals and five assists over his last eight games. For the year, he produced 17 tallies, 26 helpers, 182 shots on net, 86 hits and a plus-12 rating through 82 contests. If his shooting percentage can rebound from its career-low 9.3 percent mark, he should be able to put together a bounce-back campaign in 2023-24.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nazem Kadri: Provides helper Wednesday
Kadri logged an assist and two shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Kadri's first year with the Flames came to a close with a respectable 56 points in 82 contests, including a goal and three assists over his last six outings. He was always a long shot to repeat last year's 87-point campaign, and his 2022-23 production still counts as his third-highest point total. He added 267 shots on net, 99 hits, 56 PIM and a minus-19 rating.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Mikael Backlund: Adds assist in finale
Backlund notched an assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Backlund finished 2022-23 with two goals and five assists over his last eight contests. It was the best season of his career -- the center had 56 points (19 goals, 37 assists) with 260 shots on net, 97 hits and a plus-24 rating while playing in all 82 games. Now 34 years old, it could be tough for him to repeat those numbers next season, but he should remain a solid middle-six forward.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Nikita Zadorov: Ends season with hat trick
Zadorov recorded a hat trick on five shots, added two hits and went plus-3 in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Zadorov scored all of the Flames' goals in their season finale. Prior to this contest, he'd never had a multi-goal game in his career. The 27-year-old blueliner finished 2022-23 with a career-high 14 tallies but fell one point short of matching last year's 22 after notching just seven assists this season. The big defenseman added 130 shots on net, 174 hits, 80 PIM and a plus-10 rating, finding some success as a physical shutdown defender.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Dustin Wolf: Wins NHL debut
Wolf stopped 23 of 24 shots in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Sharks.
Wolf gave up the opening goal to Noah Gregor, but otherwise was solid, continuing his strong play from a fantastic AHL campaign. The 21-year-old Wolf is set to return to AHL Calgary for its playoff run, but this first taste of NHL play is encouraging. He could contend for the backup role behind Jacob Markstrom next fall.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Dustin Wolf: In goal Wednesday
Wolf will get the starting nod at home against the Sharks on Wednesday after being recalled from the minors, Eric Francis of Sportsnet reports.
With the Flames having nothing to play for Wednesday, it seems the organization has decided to give Wolf his NHL debut. Selected by the Flames in the seventh round of the 2019 NHL Draft, the 21-year-old backstop went an impressive 41-9-2 with a .932 save percentage in 53 outings for AHL Calgary. After his appearance Wednesday, Wolf is a lock to head back to the Wranglers to help them try to take home the Calder Cup.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Dillon Dube: Records helper in shootout loss
Dube notched an assist, four shots on goal and two PIM in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators.
Dube helped out on a Troy Stecher tally in the second period. This was Dube's fourth assist in the last six games, but he's gone 12 contests without a goal. The 24-year-old has still enjoyed a productive campaign with 45 points, 150 shots on net, 136 hits, 47 PIM and a minus-6 rating through 81 outings, mainly in a top-six role.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Jonathan Huberdeau: Supplies assist in win
Huberdeau logged an assist, three shots on goal, two PIM and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators.
Huberdeau has four assists through five games in April. He started a tic-tac-toe sequence on Mikael Backlund's third-period tally. Huberdeau is up to 15 tallies, 40 helpers, 123 shots on net, 65 hits, 36 PIM and a plus-1 rating through 78 appearances in his first season with the Flames.... See More ... See Less
Flames' Andrew Mangiapane: Dishes pair of helpers
Mangiapane notched two assists, two shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Predators.
This was Mangiapane's second two-point game in his last three outings. He set up tallies by Troy Stecher and Mikael Backlund. Mangiapane has 10 points over his last 13 contests, finishing the year strong after a slow start. He's earned 42 points, 180 shots, 86 hits, 40 PIM and a plus-11 rating through 81 outings overall.... See More ... See Less
Team Statistical Rankings
|GF AVG||GA AVG||Power Play|
|A. Mangiapane LW Andrew Mangiapane LW||Shoulder|
|O. Kylington D Oliver Kylington D||Personal|