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Daily Scan: No changes to Flames lineup, another Habs d-man on NHL trade block?

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The Calgary Flames are back in action on Monday night with the St. Louis Blues in town. Meanwhile, the NHL trade rumours are hitting the high season and another Montreal Canadiens defenceman is on the list.

As for the Flames, they went from the high of crushing the Florida Panthers at home on Thursday to falling to their top rival in Edmonton with a loss to the Oilers on Saturday. On Sunday, defenceman Oliver Kylington talked about the ups and downs the Calgary Flames have experienced lately.

“We’ve gone through some stretches where we’ve lost maybe some details in our game, but I’ve thought we’ve really been working hard in getting that back in our game, and I think we’re trending in a good way,” Kylington said.

“At the same time, you want to win games,” Kylington continued. “I thought we did some good things (Saturday), but it’s hard to sit here today not having the win. We have to still improve and get better in the small details of the game that can be a difference-maker for us.”

No changes to the lineup are expected against the Blues, with Jacob Markstrom tabbed for the start.

NHL NEWS, TRADE RUMORS, AND NATIONAL HOCKEY NOW

Sportsnet: The latest edition of Elliotte Friedman’s 32-thoughts is out.

Also, it has now been over one year since the blockbuster Patrick Laine for Pierre-Luc Dubois and Jack Roslovic trade.

Montreal: Could the Canadiens put Jeff Petry on the NHL trade block? Would the Detroit Red Wings be interested in the veteran NHL defenseman if he were to become available on the NHL trade market?

New York: The New York Rangers have placed defenseman Jared Tinordi on waivers.

Philly: Amidst their eleven-game losing streak, Keith Yandle is set to tie the record for longest consecutive game streak at 964 games. Yandle says his wife is the unsung hero in his pursuit of the record.

Florida: The Panthers were upset Sunday by the expansion Seattle Kraken, who grabbed their 13th win of the season. First the loss to the Calgary Flames, now this … the Panthers won’t want to come out west too often.

At the midseason mark, Colby Guy reviews the Panthers midseason awards.

Detroit: Remember when the Red Wings put up 15?

NYI: Who is responsible for Oliver Wahlstrom’s lack of consistency? Is it fair to put the Islanders’ latest struggles on Semyon Varlamov’s shoulders?

Vancouver: Canucks head coach Bruce Boudreau has now officially coached 1,000 games in the NHL.

Pittsburgh: Kris Letang has also hit a milestone in 900 career NHL games. How much longer with the 34-year old play?

More updates on the Jacob Panetta/Jordan Subban incident. Panetta, who was suspended by the league, has released an apology and says that his actions toward Subban were not racially motivated. What are your thoughts?

 

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