Flames Rumors: 3 Players Who Won't Be Traded Before Deadline

The Calgary Flames are open for business as GM Craig Conroy has been one of the busier executives of late, working the phones looking for ways to re-tool his roster. It's been a disappointing start to the season in Calgary and now Conroy needs to shift his focus and continue to listen to trade offers on most of his pending free agents.

While the likes of captain Mikael Backlund, Rasmus Andersson and Yegor Sharangovich are obvious locks to stay in Calgary, here's three other Flames who won't be traded by Conroy ahead of the March 8th deadline:

Dustin Wolf

Wolf is the goalie of the future in Calgary and is one of the best prospects in all of hockey. He's been given a little bit of run this season, making five appearances, and look for the 22-year-old to eventually be recalled. Wolf's AHL numbers are off the charts, so Conroy will want to see what he can do with some job security and less pressure in the NHL. Once the team makes a move, which could include Daniel Vladar, look for Wolf to start splitting time with Jakob Markstrom.

Connor Zary

Zary has burst onto the scene this season for the Flames, recording 19 points in 28 games. He was a first-round pick in 2020 and is finally getting some consistent ice time in the NHL, and frankly it's paying off in spades. Zary has become one of the Flames more dangerous forwards and the 22-year-old will certainly be in the organization's long-term plans moving forward.

Blake Coleman

Of all of the veterans of the Flames forward group, Coleman has been turning heads this season. He holds a full no-trade clause, which does become a 10-team list next season and through the 2026-27 season. While it hasn't always been easy for Coleman since signing a big ticket in Calgary, he's found his own this season with 29 points in 38 games. If you're thinking Flames trades, scratch Coleman off the list, and same goes for Wolf and Zary.

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