Flames lock up Anton Babchuk for $5 million over 2 years

Jay Feaster has gone on record over his dislike of no-movement and notrade clauses. So the Calgary Flames general manager expected the question Monday before it was even uttered. Why give Anton Babchuk a modified no-trade clause to stay in Calgary? Especially when 11 other players have a no-move or no-trade clause attached to their

Anton Babchuk becoming nice piece on Calgary’s blueline

It wasn’t that long ago a hard-shooting first round draft pick arrived in Calgary with impressive offensive credentials, but a reputation for being suspect defensively. He was quiet and reserved, but boy, did he have a cannon from the point. If that description sounds like early-season acquisition Anton Babchuk, it’s because it is. But it

Babchuk Scores, Flames Defeat Stars in Shootout Thriller

Curtis Glencross scored the decisive goal in the third round of the shootout, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars. Rene Bourque, Tom Kostopoulos and Anton Babchuk lit the lamp for the Flames, who have won three in a row. Miikka Kiprusoff made 31 saves. Mike Ribeiro, Jamie Benn and

Flames’ Babchuk Made Most of First Outdoor Experience

One of the few members of the Calgary Flames who didn’t grow up with much outdoor ice experience, Anton Babchuk made the most of it in the Heritage Classic. The 26-year-old from the Ukraine didn’t grow up dreaming of an event like this. He didn’t hit up the neighbourhood pond with his pals to practice

Anton Babchuk Scores For Flames In 4-3 Shootout Loss Against Sharks

David Moss, Niklas Hagman and Anton Babchuk scored in regulation for the Flames, who moved into the seventh spot and a playoff position in the Western Conference by earning one point. “It was a tough loss,” said Hagman, who ended his 16-game goal-scoring drought. “It’s always fun to score, and I haven’t been doing that

Anton Babchuk Scores For Flames In Heritage Classic

Rene Bourque scored twice, Anton Babchuk had a short-handed goal and Alex Tanguay also scored for the Flames, who became just the second home team to win in the NHL’s six outdoor games. “I think it’s right up there with playing your first game, scoring your first goal, things like that,” Bourque said of the