Skip to content

Report: Flames, pending UFA Cammalleri are talking contract

Jun 18, 2014, 1:30 AM EST

cammallerigetty Getty Images

Could Mike Cammalleri, a pending unrestricted free agent and already with an annual cap hit of $6 million, possibly re-sign with the Calgary Flames?

The 32-year-old forward, after a 26-goal, 45-point season, is at the end of his current five-year contract. To take a line out from Simpsons character Troy McClure, you may remember him from such UFA of the Day’s as June 10. Sorry, that was lame. But there appears to be a dialogue between him and the Flames.

“The only things we’re unable to agree on are term and price — other than that we have a deal,” Flames general manager Brad Treliving told the Calgary Sun.

“We’re talking. I think he’s sincere he would come back but it’s got to be something that works for everybody.”

Cammalleri, placed on injured reserve in January with a concussion before returning at the start of February, is now five seasons removed from his career-best 39-goal and 82-point season, which he achieved with the Flames back in 2008-09.

Latest Posts
  1. Isles begin life without Okposo, but get Grabovski back tonight

    Jan 27, 2015, 3:33 PM EST

    Mikhail Grabovski, Lubomir Visnovsky, Kyle Okposo Mikhail Grabovski, Lubomir Visnovsky, Kyle Okposo

    He’ll play on the top line with John Tavares and Josh Bailey against the Rangers.

  2. The Wild don’t want to stress themselves out thinking about the standings

    Jan 27, 2015, 2:20 PM EST

    Dallas Stars v Minnesota Wild Getty Images

    “We know what the standings look like. That’s no secret. But we can’t make up all those points this week.”

  3. Report: Oilers owner tried to use Hamilton as leverage in arena negotiations

    Jan 27, 2015, 1:38 PM EST

    Daryl Katz Getty Images

    We already knew he tried to use Seattle for the same purpose.

  4. Martin Brodeur to retire, become Blues asst. GM (Updated)

    Jan 27, 2015, 1:23 PM EST

    Martin Brodeur Getty Images

    And so ends one of the most storied goaltending careers in NHL history.

  5. Sens waive Greening

    Jan 27, 2015, 12:28 PM EST

    Source: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America Getty Images

    After failing to find a trade partner for the 28-year-old.

  6. Mike Richards clears waivers

    Jan 27, 2015, 12:17 PM EST

    Mike Richards Getty Images

    Your move, Los Angeles.

  7. New owner Barroway bracing Arizona for rebuild

    Jan 27, 2015, 11:47 AM EST

    PNI coyotes main 0102 Getty Images

    “He wants to build for the long term and he understands that there is some suffering involved.”

  8. Apparently the Ducks are a team to watch as the trade deadline approaches

    Jan 27, 2015, 11:43 AM EST

    Bob Murray AP

    Bob Murray wants a defenseman, according to pretty much everyone.

  9. Game on: Islanders-Rangers to be played despite storm

    Jan 27, 2015, 11:12 AM EST

    Blizzard in New York AP

    The worst of the storm was saved for New England.

  10. Howard (torn groin) resumes skating, could return sooner than expected

    Jan 27, 2015, 10:48 AM EST

    jimmyhoward Getty Images

    “I’m still a little ways away. Hopefully I keep making the right strides.”

  11. Barry Trotz is determined to save Foley the Tiger

    Jan 27, 2015, 9:41 AM EST

    foleymakesh

    Update: Moving him might not be such a bad thing, really.

Featured video

Who will excite most in All-Star game?
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. K. Letang (3985)
  2. E. Malkin (3554)
  3. S. Crosby (3323)
  4. S. Bobrovsky (2986)
  5. C. Price (2825)
  1. P. Hornqvist (2759)
  2. J. Ortio (2392)
  3. T. Johnson (2084)
  4. P. Rinne (2017)
  5. Z. Rinaldo (1855)