At the end of the last campaign, the Flames fired their Head Coach Bob Hartley and replaced him with Glen Gulutzan hoping for a turn of events. In 2015, the Flames tasted the playoffs for the first time since Jarome Iginla was a part of the team and they loved it. The 2015-2016 season came as a deception, but maybe the expectations were too high.
Even under Gulutzan, the Flames found a way to get points at a slower pace than the Canucks. The Flames haven't thrown the towel yet, but teams around the league are inquiring about their players, as if they were sellers.
Among those teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins are kicking the Calgary's tire quite often. According to Nick Kypreos, the Pens' are mostly looking for Dougie Hamilton who still struggles to find his place under Gulutzan tenure, averaging under 19 minutes per game.
Nick Kypreos also reports the Flames should wait for Hamilton's stock to be higher than it is right now.
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