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Flames sign new captain Mikael Backlund to 2-year extension
Calgary signed Mikael Backlund to a two-year contract extension worth $9 million and also named him the 21st captain in franchise history.
Damian Lillard latest star to leave team where he ascended to stardom
Damian Lillard is not the only star to leave the place where he rose to fame.
Flames exec Chris Snow, who has ALS, suffers brain injury
Flames assistant GM Chris Snow, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2019, suffered a "catastrophic brain injury" Tuesday and is unresponsive, his wife said.
Caps D Joel Edmundson likely to miss opener after hand surgery
Defenseman Joel Edmundson, acquired by the Capitals in July, is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after breaking his hand at training camp and having surgery.
Flames' Jakob Pelletier needs shoulder surgery, out indefinitely
Flames forward Jakob Pelletier will undergo surgery on his left shoulder and is out indefinitely.