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Five Things the Flames Should Do

From the Calgary Herald’s Scott Cruickshank:

1. Become a draft-day player

As it is, Flames director of scouting Tod Button doesn’t get a chance to clear his throat till the 64th pick (which represents the third-round choice the team got from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Anton Stralman).

Getting into the first two rounds would be swell, particularly for an organization with a dearth of forward prospects.

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1.  Stop trading for mediocre players (Hagman and Stajan).
2.  Find a real pass-first center to play with Iginal.  Stajan isn’t what he needs.  Think Brad Richards, Joe Thornton, Vinny Prospal…
3.  Start dumping some salary.

Posted by ProjectMayhem on 06/24/10 at 03:06 PM ET

Moq's avatar

What about…

6. Fire the Sutters.

Posted by Moq from Denmark on 06/25/10 at 11:53 AM ET

Seaner in Sharkville's avatar

Interesting that the writer lists Tomas Holmstrom as an available free agent on June 25 when Holmstrom re-signed with the Wings on June 3.

Posted by Seaner in Sharkville from Silicon Valley on 06/26/10 at 12:53 AM ET

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