Rumour Mill: Calgary Flames to Pull the Trigger on a Trade?

October 22nd, 2011 by Lukas Hardonk Leave a reply »
With the Calgary Flames struggling in the early going of the 2011-12 season, general manager Jay Feaster appears to be under pressure to make a move.

According to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun, a trade could be on the horizon for the Flames. The speculation began earlier in the week when TSN's Darren Dreger reported that Flames forward Rene Bourque is being shopped around the NHL, but things really started to pick up after Feaster spoke with ESPN.

“I’m not going to sit around and wait," Feaster told “There is urgency here. There’s very much a sense of urgency. We kept this group together for a reason this summer. We articulated what that was and articulated to the players. They talked about the need to get off to a good start. We saw what happened last season when you dig yourself a hole. We played like our pants were on fire in the second half last year, and it wasn’t enough. We were all paying lip-service to what we needed to do. Now we need to do it.”

While there is no guarantee that a trade will be completed in the near future, the possibility is there.

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