• Flames' Ferland Signs Two-Year, One-Way Deal

    News: Micheal Ferland signed a two-year, $1.65 million contract with the Flames on Thursday, Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports.
    Analysis: It's a one-way deal for Micheal Ferland, putting him on sturdy ground for a roster spot when training camp opens next week. The winger was one of the few remaining restricted free agents in the league that hadn't signed a new deal, but he'll now be in the fold to take on an increased role for the Flames over the next two seasons. The 23-year-old tallied two goals and five points in 26 games with Calgary in 2014-15.
  • Flames' Ferland Suffered Torn Oblique

    News: Micheal Ferland suffered a torn oblique in Game 4 of the first round.
    Analysis: Micheal Ferland played through the injury, logging close to his usual ice time in the final two games of the Flames' first-round series against Vancouver. He went on to play in three of four games in the second round against the Ducks, notching one goal and a minus-2 rating. At this time, it's unclear whether Ferland will need to undergo surgery at some point this offseason, but he's expected to be fully healthy for training camp.
  • Flames' Ferland Finds Twine In Game 4 Loss

    News: Micheal Ferland returned to the lineup Friday, scoring his third goal of the playoffs in a Game 4 loss to the Ducks.
    Analysis: It was Micheal Ferland's first game of the second round, as he had missed the first three contests with an upper-body injury. The 23-year-old has been productive in these playoffs when healthy, recording five points and a plus-4 rating in eight games. With the Flames now trailing the Ducks 3-1 in their best-of-seven series, it might be too late for the feisty winger to make much more of an impact.
  • Flames' Ferland Returns To Action

    News: Micheal Ferland (upper body) will return to the Flames' lineup for Game 4 against the Ducks, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
    Analysis: Although Micheal Ferland will return to Calgary's lineup for Game 4 against Anaheim, don't expect much in terms of production from him, as the winger only managed to tally five points in 26 games during the regular season.
  • Flames' Ferland On Ice For Pregame Warmup

    News: Micheal Ferland (upper body) is on the ice for the pregame warmup ahead of Friday's Game 4 against the Ducks, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
    Analysis: He did not take part in Calgary's line rushes during the warmup, however, which may indicate that he might not be completely ready to make a return to game action on Friday. The Flames should confirm his availability prior to puck drop on Friday.
  • Flames' Ferland Out For Game 3

    News: Updating a previous report, Micheal Ferland (upper body) was made a late scratch and will not play in Tuesday's Game 3 against the Ducks, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
    Analysis: All indications were that Micheal Ferland was trending toward a return to the lineup after partaking in the Flames' warmup seemingly without incident, but coach Bob Hartley ended up calling a late audible. As a result, Markus Granlund will assume a spot in the lineup, while Ferland misses a second straight match due to injury.
  • Flames' Ferland Back In For Game 3

    News: Micheal Ferland (upper body) will return to the lineup Tuesday for Game 3 of the Flames' second-round series against the Ducks, Kristen Odland of the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: After experiencing no issues in the Flames' gameday skate and pregame warmup, Micheal Ferland will occupy a position on the team's third line as the series returns to Calgary. He was forced to miss the Game 2 loss due to the injury, with David Wolf stepping in to replace him.
  • Flames' Ferland A Possibility For Game 3

    News: Micheal Ferland (upper body), who didn't end up playing in Sunday's Game 2, could join the lineup for Tuesday's Game 3 against the Ducks, the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: Micheal Ferland indicated before Game 2 that he'd be able to play, but he was ultimately held out of the contest. Two days later, he may actually be ready to go, as he took part in Tuesday's morning skate without incident.
  • Flames' Ferland Will Go Sunday

    News: Micheal Ferland (upper body) indicated that he will play Game 2 Sunday against the Ducks, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The FAN reports
    Analysis: Micheal Ferland was forced out of the Ducks' Game 1 win with an upper body injury, and was not able to practice Saturday either. While he will go Sunday, the wing may still be hampered by this injury, putting his fantasy value into question a bit.
  • Flames' Ferland Misses Practice On Saturday

    News: Micheal Ferland (undisclosed) did not participate in the Flames' practice on Saturday, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
    Analysis: On Friday reports indicated that Micheal Ferland was expected to suit up for Sunday's Game 2 against the Ducks. However, the fact that he wasn't able to practice on Saturday indicates that he may not be available for Game 2. Calgary should provide an update on his status prior to puck drop on Sunday.