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Trade Idea: A Prospect Swap with Pittsburgh

Trade Idea: A Prospect Swap with Pittsburgh

Just hear me out first I know there’s going to be quite a few people hurrying into this article and saying “What the f*** are you thinking by trading Rasmus Andersson???”. Let me make my case first, and also point out that this is a purely speculative piece to generate discussion. The Calgary Flames have a stacked defensive prospect pool, and the player that’s currently leading the way is Rasmus Andersson. Andersson had a strong sophomore season in Stockton and looks very ready to make the jump to the NHL next year. Behind Andersson on the prospect depth chart in no particular...
Six Questions about Bill Peters with Canes Country

Six Questions about Bill Peters with Canes Country

Talking with the Hurricanes SB Nation site about their former coach With the Calgary Flames officially hiring of Bill Peters on Monday, I decided it would make sense to reach out to our sister site Canes Country to find out a little more about Bill Peters and their thoughts on him. Here’s six questions with Andy House from Canes Country: Q1: The Flames are a team with a lot of youth getting ready to make the jump to the NHL. How does Peters handle the usage of young players in the lineup? While the Hurricanes roster as a whole was pretty young for Peters entire tenure, the questioning of...
The Hockey Writers Apr 25, 2018

Flames Bet Big on Bill Peters

The Calgary Flames underachieved in 2017-18 for a lot of reasons. They couldn’t score. Their power play was awful. But ultimately what cost Glen Gulutzan his job as head coach was that the team was collectively less than the sum of their parts. The Flames were without a head coach for six days, as general […] The post Flames Bet Big on Bill Peters appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Calgary Sun Apr 25, 2018

Bell: NHL arena talks, city wants Flames back to the table

There’s got to be a few smiles down at the Dome though the Flames aren’t showing their cards, even though the mayor looks snookered on this one. You see, a strong majority of city council have signed a piece of paper and made it public. They want the Flames to come back to the table […]
Calgary Sun Apr 24, 2018

FRANCIS: Peters preaches discipline in impressive way

There are plenty of Calgary Flames fans still having a hard time digesting the stat line Bill Peters arrived in town with Monday. To their point, there were plenty of coaching candidates with numbers far superior to the 137-138-53 record the 53-year-old compiled in Carolina. However, there is indeed an impressive statistic far easier to […]
Calgary Sun Apr 24, 2018

Flames’ Hamonic nominated for King Clancy Memorial Trophy

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic is once again being recognized as a difference-maker.  The 27-year-old Hamonic was announced Tuesday as the Flames’ nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, an annual nod to “the player that best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy contribution in his community.” The hat-trick […]
Calgary Sun Apr 24, 2018

Flames’ new coach Peters views world championship as golden opportunity to ‘go get better’

Before he can settle into his new digs at the Saddledome, Calgary Flames head-coaching hire Bill Peters will jet away Wednesday to serve as Team Canada’s bench boss at the 2018 IIHF World Hockey Championship. It’s a golden opportunity. A good thing, as long as it’s not an annual getaway. “I told Bill, ‘Let’s make […]
Calgary Sun Apr 23, 2018

Francis: Unconventional approach puts Treliving in hot seat

It’s not the popular choice, nor was it the most conventional approach. However, the hiring of Bill Peters as coach of the Calgary Flames is a move Brad Treliving is clearly willing to stake his future as GM on. “My job isn’t to go out and do what’s necessarily politically correct, or what’s safe, but […]
Calgary Sun Apr 23, 2018

Flames hire Peters plans to be ‘demanding without being demeaning’

The evidence will always be available on YouTube. Every now and then, you can be sure the clip will be dusted off for a Top-10 list on the nightly highlight shows. There will not, though, be a repeat performance. Bill Peters promised as much on his first day as head coach of the Calgary Flames. […]
www.bostonherald.com Apr 23, 2018
Flames hire Bill Peters as new head coach

Flames hire Bill Peters as new head coach

CALGARY, Alberta — The Calgary Flames have hired Bill Peters as the teams head coach.The Flames introduced Peters at a news conference on Monday at Scotiabank Saddledome. The 53-year-old from Three Hills, Alberta, resigned as head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday after four seasons and a year remaining on his contract.The Flames fired Glen Gulutzan and assistants Dave Cameron and Paul Gerrard last week after missing the playoffs with a 37-35-10 record.In his NHL head coaching debut, Peters went 137-138-53 with the Hurricanes but wasnt able to get the team into the...
Sportsnet.ca Apr 23, 2018
Why Flames head coaching gig was so attractive to Peters

Why Flames head coaching gig was so attractive to Peters

Calgary Flames head coach Bill Peters discusses why this gig was so easy for him to say yes to, and what excites him most about his new club.
Puck Prose Apr 23, 2018

Calgary Flames announce hiring of head coach Bill Peters

Bill Peters will be under pressure immediately as the Calgary Flames’ newest head coach. The Calgary Flames have announced the hiring of their new head coach, Bill Peters. Peters was the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes before he opted out of his contract earlier in April. He had a short turn around before meeting with the […] Calgary Flames announce hiring of head coach Bill Peters - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Calgary Flames Hire Bill Peters

Calgary Flames Hire Bill Peters

The Flames have found their man In probably one of the worst kept secrets in recent memory, the Calgary Flames made the hiring of Bill Peters as head coach official today. Peters will the 17th head coach in franchise history. After waiting nearly a month and a half the last time around, Brad Treliving wasted no time in bringing in his next coach, only six days after Glen Gulutzan was fired. Peters was the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes for four seasons, accumulating a 137-138-53 record and no playoff appearances. Albeit the Hurricanes didn’t exactly put him in the best position...
Calgary Sun Apr 23, 2018

Flames expected to name new coach this morning

Howdy, Bill. The Calgary Flames have called a news conference for Monday at 11 a.m. at the Saddledome, where they are expected to introduce Bill Peters as their new head coach. Peters was behind the bench for the Carolina Hurricanes for the past four seasons, posting a combined record of 137-138-53 but never earning a […]
Sportsnet.ca Apr 23, 2018
Watch Live: Flames introduce Bill Peters as new head coach

Watch Live: Flames introduce Bill Peters as new head coach

The Calgary Flames are holding a press conference Monday to introduce Bill Peters as their new head coach. You can watch the announcement live on Sportsnet West or stream it right here on sportsnet.ca at 11:00 a.m. MT.

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