Scouting the Playoff Race: Calgary Flames

It's weird that trade deadline sellers like the Calgary Flames have a shot at the playoffs, yet here we are. But are they a threat to the Vegas Golden Knights?

Montreal Canadiens v Calgary Flames
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3. Any Former Vegas Golden Knights on the Flames

Daniil Miromanov
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When the Vegas Golden Knights acquired defenseman Noah Hanifin from the Calgary Flames, they sent defenseman Daniil Miromanov in exchange. In turn, Calgary signed the 26-year-old to a two-year extension.

Miromanov has enjoyed his new Canadian home, already scoring two goals in six games with Calgary. With the defensive depth the Golden Knights are carrying, there was no room for him. Now, the Russian defenseman is finding a niche for himself in Alberta.