The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed General Manager Brad Treliving to a contract extension.
"We are striving to create a level of continuity and stability, as all successful teams do," said Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke. "Today's announcement is another step forward for our organization on that path. Under Brad's leadership, we have seen progress over the past three seasons and look forward to building on that growth in the coming years."
Treliving has served as Flames GM since April 28, 2014 and under his leadership, the club has amassed a 125-103-18 record over the last three seasons including playoff appearances in both 2014-15 and 2016-17.
"Brad has done a good job in leading our club and has clearly earned this reward," said Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation President Ken King. "We have great faith in our hockey operations structure and we look forward to continued and improved results."
Prior to his role with the Flames, Treliving spent seven seasons with the Arizona Coyotes as Vice President of Hockey Operations & Assistant General Manager. In that capacity, Treliving worked closely with Phoenix General Manager Don Maloney on the day-to-day administration of the Coyotes' hockey operations. Treliving also served as General Manager of the club's American Hockey League affiliate, the Portland Pirates.
Before his time in Arizona, Treliving served as the President of the Central Hockey League (CHL) for seven years. During his tenure, he guided the CHL to remarkable growth and development including numerous successful expansion franchises. In 1996 Treliving co-founded the Western Professional Hockey League (WPHL) and served as the league's Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations for five seasons. The native of Penticton, BC played an integral role in the merger of the WPHL and the CHL in May 2001 upon which he began his tenure as President of the league.
Prior to his front office career, Treliving played five seasons of professional hockey from 1990-91 to 1994-95 in the IHL, the AHL and the ECHL. A defenceman, Treliving registered 17 goals and 85 assists for 102 points and 811 penalty minutes in 243 games in the ECHL. As a junior, the Penticton, BC native played in both the BCJHL and the WHL.