Calgary Flames send four players to the AHL for the Calder Cup Playoffs

Calgary Flames, Dustin Wolf
Calgary Flames, Dustin Wolf / Leah Hennel/GettyImages

The Calgary Flames season officially ended on Thursday night, but it’s not the last hockey the city will see this season, as the Calgary Wranglers are alive and well in the chase for the AHL’s Calder Cup. The Wranglers already have a talented lineup led by the likes of Jakob Pelletier, Cole Schwindt, Rory Kerins, Jeremie Poitier and Jaden Lipinzki among others, and now, they’ve got another injection of talent.

Immediately after the Flames victory on Thursday, the team made it official via social media, announcing that Dustin Wolf, Ilya Solovyov, Adam Klapka and Matt Coronato will all be headed to the AHL immediately to help their playoff run.

A far cry from last season, the Wranglers currently sit in seventh place in the Pacific Division, the final playoff spot in the division after finishing first a season ago. However, much of those struggles have been due to the absence of Wolf, while losing the likes of Connor Zary and Martin Pospisil certainly didn’t help, so with the talent coming back to them, they will be supremely confident heading into the playoffs.

So if you can’t get enough of your hockey in Calgary, make sure to support the Wranglers and some future and current Flames as they look do what they fell short in doing last year, and that’s bringing the Calder Cup to Calgary.