Pierre LeBrun: The Los Angeles Kings and pending UFA forward Alex Iafallo are closing the gap on an extension. Things are looking positive for the sides reaching a deal soon. There is still work to get done but they are progressing.
Flames GM on the season and deadline
Lance Hornby: Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving: “We still have a lot of hockey in front of us, a steep hill. The word (on the Flames’ year) is ‘disappointing’, but we’re not ready to do an autopsy on the corpse right now.