Sam Bennett's journey to become an effective, hard-to-play-against forward for the Calgary Flames this season had its speed bumps and detours. The 22-year-old has 19 points (nine goals, 10 assists) in 48 games this season, including five points (three goals, two assists) in his past six games.
The top-seeded team in the Western Conference, Calgary is open to trading their first-round pick and a few other pieces, but GM Brad Treliving isn't keen on doing it for a rental. Eric Francis gives an overview of what to expect out of Calgary before the Feb. 25 deadline.
In a wide-ranging interview Brad Treliving addressed Johnny Gaudreau’s playoff struggles, the importance internal growth will play in his team’s evolution, trade speculation, and his focus on signing Matthew Tkachuk, David Rittich and other free agents.
Calgary Flames legend Jarome Iginla, who is the franchise's leader in goals and points, dished out another assist for the club — depending on your perspective of the Milan Lucic for James Neal trade — last week.