Calgary Flames hire Brad Treliving from Coyotes


April 28, 2014, CALGARY (ISN) – The Calgary Flames have hired Brad Treliving to be their general manager, a source told The Canadian Press on Monday.

An official announcement is expected to be made to later in the day.

Treliving, 44, had served as assistant GM of the Phoenix Coyotes for the past seven seasons and was in charge of their AHL affiliate in Portland.

Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke served as interim GM after firing Jay Feaster in December.

Treliving, a native of Penticton, B.C., is also assistant GM for Team Canada at the IIHF world championship.

He previously served as president of the Central Hockey League and president and director of hockey operations for the Western Professional Hockey League, which he founded.

Treliving, who played in the International Hockey League, AHL and ECHL, is the son of Boston Pizza co-owner Jim Treliving.

The Flames missed the playoffs after finishing with a 35-40-7 record for 77 points. Calgary was 13th in the Western Conference standings.

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