CALGARY - The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed general manager Brad Treliving to a multi-year contract extension.
Treliving joined the Flames organization on April 28, 2014 and is now entering his sixth season as general manager. Last season saw the Flames earn their second highest point total in franchise history with 107 points and finished atop the Western Conference with a record of 50-25-3-4. During his tenure, the Flames have made the playoffs three times, advancing to the second round in 2014-15 while compiling an overall record of 212-163-35 (459 points), which equates to a points percentage of .560.
"Thank you to the Flames ownership group, John Bean and Ken King for their confidence and continued support," said Treliving. "I'm excited to work with our talented hockey operations staff, coaches and players as we continue on our mission of bringing a Stanley Cup back to Calgary."
"Over the past five years, Brad has done an excellent job putting a team together on and off the ice," said Flames President and CEO John Bean. "Continuity is important in this role. Brad has earned the trust and respect of our Ownership Group and our fans. We look forward to continuing our work together as we strive for our ultimate goal; another Stanley Cup championship for the City of Calgary."
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Prior to joining the Flames, Treliving served as the Vice President of Hockey Operations & Assistant General Manager with the Phoenix Coyotes for seven seasons. Before his time with the Coyotes organization, Treliving was President of the Central Hockey League (CHL) for seven years. In 1996 he co-founded the Western Professional Hockey League (WPHL) and served as the league's Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations for five seasons. He played an integral role in the merger of the WPHL and the CHL in May 2001 upon which he began his term as President.
Treliving played five seasons of professional hockey from 1990-91 to 1994-95 in the IHL, the AHL and the ECHL. As a junior, the Penticton, BC native played in both the BCJHL and the WHL.