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Who could the Flames lose in Seattle expansion draft? – The Athletic

Through the haze of what-ifs and could-happens arrives some welcome detail.

Not tons, of course. But enough to make you think of the NHL and its return — its actual return — in concrete terms.

Brad Treliving, during his weekly conference call with media members, indicated Friday that 18 of his players are already in Calgary — a dozen skating at the Saddledome, the others “holed up in the hotel” satisfying quarantine protocol.

The Flames general manager expects the rest of the gang to arrive in the next day or two.

The last time they were all together? More than 100 days ago when the pandemic shut down their sport.

“I feel really comfortable — and I know our guys do — with the (precautionary) steps the league is going to take,” said Treliving. “There’s been lots of effort that’s gone into this. But we’re dealing with a new world here, so, sure, there’s going…

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