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Trade Deadline 2008

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
 
The Calgary Flames opted to stick with their current roster and made no moves on trade deadline day. General manager Darryl Sutter said he listened and talked but did not want to give up core players or future draft picks.
Flames stand pat at trade deadline


Calgary general manager Darryl Sutter did not make a trade at the trade deadline, preferring to keep his core group in tact for the run to the playoffs and, hopefully, deep into the post-season. "We have a good club," said Sutter.

Flames stand pat at the trade deadline
 
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Flames acquire defenceman Vandermeer from Flyers

The Calgary Flames have made one trade leading up to the NHL trade deadline, acquiring defenceman Jim Vandermeer from the Philadelphia Flyers for a third round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Vandermeer steady in Flames debut
Flames acquire defenceman Jim Vandermeer from Philadelphia 
Jim Vandermeer 
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Trade deadline history
The Calgary Flames have made plenty of trade deadline deals since the 1999-2000 season -- 10 to be exact.
Perhaps the most notable in that span of time was trading Cory Stillman to St. Louis to acquire Craig Conroy in 2001.
Often the Flames had made their splash in the trade market prior to the deadline -- as they did in 2004 when they had no deadline deals but had added players like Ville Nieminen, Chris Simon and Marcus Nilson late in the season but prior to the deadline. Of course, that was also the year that the Flames acquired goalie Miikka Kiprusoff early in the season and then advanced to the Stanley Cup Final. Calgary Flames trade deadline history 
FlamesCast: Sutter on the trade deadline

Listen to Calgary Flames general manager Darryl Sutter as he met with the Calgary media a day before the trade deadline to discuss the Flames thoughts heading into the trade deadline. Among his comments is an endorsement for winger Alex Tanguay as a player who can be very effective for the Flames down the stretch.

   FlamesCast 25.02.08 -- Darryl Sutter 
Flames TV Online: Keenan and Sutter on the deadline
Calgary head coach Mike Keenan has been through trade deadlines as a coach and as a general manager. He knows it can be a nervouse time for players. Keenan talks to the media about the trade deadline and potential deals.
Mike Keenan Interview
Calgary general manager Darryl Sutter also met with the media and discussed plenty of issues surrounding the trade deadline.
Darryl Sutter Interview
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