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Flames sign veterans Mantha and Bean to stabilize team during rebuild

Flames sign veterans Mantha and Bean to stabilize team during rebuild
Flames sign veterans Mantha and Bean to stabilize team during rebuild

Main starting points

Jacob Markstrom, G: Markstrom, who was traded to the Devils, was 23-23-2 with a 2.78 goals-against average and .905 save percentage in 48 games as Calgary’s No. 1 overall pick last season. … Andrew Mangiapane, F: Mangiapane, who spent seven seasons with the Flames after being selected in the sixth round (No. 166) in the 2015 NHL Draft, was traded to the Washington Capitals on June 27 for a second-round pick in the 2025 NHL Draft. He had 40 points (14 goals, 26 assists) in 75 games with Calgary in 2023-24 after scoring an NHL career-high 35 goals two seasons earlier. … AJ Greer, F: Greer signed a two-year contract with Florida on July 1. The 27-year-old had 12 points (six goals, six assists) in 59 games in his one season with Calgary.

On the edge

Dustin Wolf, G: The 23-year-old, a two-time Baz Bastien Memorial Award winner as American Hockey League Goaltender of the Year, made 15 starts (17 games) with the Flames last season. He had a 3.16 goals-against average and .893 save percentage and is expected to move up to a full-time NHL role to form a tandem with Dan Vladar. … Matt Coronato, F: The 21-year-old winger, a first-year pro in 2023-24, could join the Flames full-time after scoring nine points (three goals, six assists) in 34 games. He also had 42 points (15 goals, 27 assists) in 41 games as a rookie in the AHL. … Jakob Pelletier, F: The 23-year-old played just 31 games in the NHL and AHL last season due to shoulder injuries, but could be ready to make the jump after posting seven points (three goals, four assists) in 24 games with the Flames in 2022-23. He had three points (one goal, two assists) in 13 NHL games last season.