12:57 AM EST, Fri March 06, 2015

Flames Newsy Stuff 2/21 - Montador Honored, Bennett Sent Down, Ortio Injured, Kane Excited for Buffalo

The Flames don't play today, but that doesn't mean that there aren't any ongoing things in the wide world of Flames hockey.  Here are some news points from Calgary and around the league. Flames Pieces A disappointed (see video above) Sam Bennett is being sent back to juniors before even playing in a game. (Matchsticks and Gasoline) Brad Treveling talked about how the decision to send Bennett down made sense and the injury to Joni Ortio (Flames) Flames Nation breaks down the decision to send Bennett down. Lance Bouma talks about how Tim Turk helped to turn him into a goal scorer (Calgary...

Ramo Trade Complicated by Ortio's Injury

Karri Ramo probably won't be traded at deadline, and no one's to blame. The goaltending situation in Calgary has been the best it’s ever been for a long time. Arguably the best since 2003-04, the last time they had three goalies with over .900 SV%. The Jonas Hiller-Karri Ramo-Joni Ortio hydra between the posts has undoubtedly been one of the key reasons the Flames continue to overachieve, and an obvious upgrade from the Karri Ramo-Joey McDonald-Reto Berra hydra from the previous season. All three goalies have starter capability, but they don’t have space for all of them. Given the...

Ortio Injured in Adirondack Overtime Loss

The Adirondack Flames dropped an important game at Oklahoma City (Oilers affiliate) Friday night in overtime, 4-3.  Against the top team in the Western Conference, the Flames were poised for two important points, as David Wolf scored midway through the third period to give the visitors a 3-2 lead.  The Baron's scored 6 on 5 with 49 seconds remaining however, and won it early in the overtime stanza.  This was the Baron's 12th overtime victory so far this season. Micheal Ferland and Sena Acolatse also scored for the Flames and Tyler Wotherspoon had two assists.  Joni Ortio was injured...

NHL Player News

  • 6 Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin

    Ovechkin's status up in air after missing Wild game with injury

  • 3 Roberto Luongo

    Roberto Luongo

    SICK AND TIRED: Panthers battle illness, injury but keep pace with Boston in 4-3 shootout loss to Dallas ... Roberto Luongo injury not thought to be long term

  • 3 Alexander Edler

    Alexander Edler

    Alex Edler leads charge back into Canucks line-up

  • 2 Zach Parise

    Zach Parise

    Minnesota Wild edge Capitals on two late Jason Pominville goals

  • 2 Tyler Seguin

    Tyler Seguin

    Tyler Seguin (knee) skates with teammates and is pushing rehab schedule ahead