Ben Jones had a clear focus in the offseason. So far, it seems to be paying dividends. Jones scored his first goal of the NHL preseason on Sunday, and it felt good to get back on the ice and test himself in game situations.
Back home in Norway for the summer, Emilio Pettersen has been training hard all off-season in hopes of taking another step with his game this year.
This summer has been extra special for Walker Duehr. Not only did he sign a fresh two-year extension with the Calgary Flames, but he celebrated a big day when tying the knot with wife Brooklyn.
The Calgary Wranglers have re-signed captain Brett Sutter to a one-year American Hockey League contract.
The Calgary Flames have named Trent Cull as the new head coach of their American Hockey League affiliate, the Calgary Wranglers.
The Washington Capitals have named two-time reigning AHL coach of the year Mitch Love as an assistant coach.
In a fitting finale to a series between the top two teams in the American Hockey League this season, Andrew Poturalski scored seven minutes into overtime to give the Coachella Valley Firebirds a 6-5 victory over the Calgary Wranglers at Acrisure Arena on Friday night.
The Calgary Wranglers forced a decisive Game 5 in the Pacific Division finals with a 1-0 victory over the Coachella Valley Firebirds at Acrisure Arena on Wednesday night.
Ryker Evans scored 11:22 into the third overtime to give Coachella Valley a 3-2 victory over Calgary in Game 3 of the Pacific Division finals at Acrisure Arena on Monday night.
Matthew Phillips and the Calgary Wranglers had plenty of ups this season. But the Calder Cup Playoffs are a different animal, and some adversity might not be a bad thing.