Calgary Flames First Day Of Scrimmages


Mar 24, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames won 2-1 in the shootout. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY SportsLiving in Edmonton (and to under the weather to make the drive out to Calgary), I rely on the internet (mainly Twitter) to feed me information about Calgary Flames events that are not broadcast on TV.

Prior to the 10AM start to the Calgary Flames training camp, released the following injury updates:

"Bennett, the No. 4 pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, is day-to-day with a groin injury, the Flames announced Friday. Also listed as day-to-day are defensemen Tyler Wotherspoon (shoulder) and Corey Potter (shoulder), and forwards Mikael Backlund (abdominal strain) and Emile Poirier (shoulder). Goalie Jon Gillies is battling the flu."

The Calgary Flames Rogers Sportsnet host Roger Millions is quick to remind us:

Now to let Twitter fill out the rest of this article:

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