PR: Flames Announce Coaching Staff

June 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Press Releases | By: D'Arcy McGrath

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Calgary, AB – General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today Brent Sutter has been named as the head coach of the Calgary Flames. Additionally, Ryan McGill, Dave Lowry and Jamie McLennan have been named as assistant coaches.

Brent joins the Calgary Flames after two seasons as the bench boss of the New Jersey Devils compiling a 97-56-11 (.625) record during the regular season, and an Atlantic Division title in 2008-09. Prior to that, Brent spent eight seasons as owner, president, general manager, and head coach of the Red Deer Rebels (WHL). During that time, he led the Rebels to a 314-194-68 (.604) as the team’s head coach. Brent guided the Rebels to a WHL Championship in 2001, and three consecutive WHL Eastern Conference Championships from 2001-03. In 2001, Brent was named as the WHL’s top coach taking home the Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy.

The Red Deer Rebels captured the Memorial Cup Championship in 2001 with Brent as the bench boss. He has represented Canada twice as the head coach guiding the National Junior team to consecutive 6-0-0 marks and gold medals at the 2005 and 2006 IIHF World Junior Championships. As a player, the Viking, Alberta native helped his country win the 1984, 1987, and 1991 Canada Cup Championships. Brent was also a member of Canada’s 1986 Bronze Medal-winning World Championship team.
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Flames Crushed in Columbus

March 26th, 2009 | Posted in Game Takes, Press Releases | By: Daniel Lemmon

For the Calgary Flames, the month of March has been nothing short of a disaster. With a loss in Pittsburgh last night, the Flames hoped to take two points to make something of this mini road trip. This time, the contest being between a first round match up that seems less and less likely as each game is played. With the Blue Jackets surging, and the Flames floundering, the Jackets were intent on showing the Flames what’s what when the playoffs come. - Full Article –


Flames Set Fire: Flames 6 – Red Wings (SO)

March 13th, 2009 | Posted in Game Takes, Press Releases | By: Daniel Lemmon

When the Brier came into town forcing the Flames on the road for seven, each game could be broken down into a certain expectation:

Ottawa – Win
Philadelphia – Toss Up
Carolina – Win
Atlanta – Win
New Jersey – Loss
Detroit – LOSS
Toronto – Are you kidding me?

But along the way, things started to go South. With three straight losses in Carolina, Atlanta and New Jersey, the first two being embarrassing losses, the road trip was on a heading for complete disaster heading into the Joe Louis Arena where the Flames have done nothing but flounder in recent memory.
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PR: Warrener on Long Term Injury Status

October 9th, 2008 | Posted in Press Releases | By: D'Arcy McGrath

FLAMES DEFENSEMAN RHETT WARRENER PLACED ON LONG TERM INJURY STATUS

For Immediate Release
Thursday, October 9, 2008

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that defenseman Rhett Warrener has been placed on Long Term Injury status.

Warrener missed three games during the preseason due to an injury sustained on September 26th. This injury, combined with extensive damage from previous seasons, has made it impossible for Warrener to start the regular season.

Long Term Injury status is available to players who will be unavailable for at least 10 NHL regular season games and 24 calendar days.

Flames forward Dustin Boyd has been recalled from the Quad City Flames (AHL).


PR: Flames Reassign three to Quad City

October 2nd, 2008 | Posted in Press Releases | By: D'Arcy McGrath

FLAMES REASSIGN GREENTREE, PELECH AND SUTTER TO QUAD CITY FLAMES

For Immediate Release
Thursday, October 2, 2008

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that forwards Kyle Greentree and Brett Sutter along with defenseman Matt Pelech have been reassigned to Quad City (AHL).

The Flames now have 29 players remaining at training camp: three goalies, nine defenseman and 17 forwards.
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