Flames Pick Kanzig with 67th Pick

Christian Roatis
June 30 2013 05:46PM



After keeping all three 1st Round Picks and turning them into Sean Monahan, Emile Poirier and Morgan Klimchuck, the Calgary Flames opted not to make a move into the 2nd Round where they lacked a pick and used their 3rd Rounder - 67th overall - on Victoria Royal defensive giant, Keegan Kanzig.

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Flames First Round Targets 2013: The Other Guys

Christian Roatis
June 29 2013 05:03PM


We've previewed a bunch of possible first round targets for Calgary to pick at 6, 22 and 28 over the last few weeks and now we've reached the stretch drive - mere hours from the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. But before we let the festivities begin, let's run down a couple other possible targets for Calgary in the first round.

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Flames First Round Targets 2013: Robert Hagg

Christian Roatis
June 28 2013 07:52AM

- pic via expressen.se


It's been a couple of years since Tim Erixon slapped every Flames fan right square in the face by refusing to sign with the club, so hopefully those wounds have healed because Calgary's pick at 22 seems to be lined up with a guy who could very well be Erixon 2.0. That is, without the betrayal, heartache and venomous hatred.

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Flames Darkhorse Targets: Bogdan Yakimov

Christian Roatis
June 24 2013 11:16AM


One hundred and six. That's the number of selections between Calgary's 28th overall pick and their 134th overall pick in the 5th round. And during those 106 picks Calgary will only speak into the microphone and pick a player once - at 66th overall. The 66th pick is interesting because it promises to have a number of intriguing prospects available, one them likely will be big Russian power forward Bogdan Yakimov.

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Flames Darkhorse Targets: Eric Roy

Christian Roatis
June 11 2013 09:28AM


Phil Tot fighting Eric Roy at the end of the game

 - pic via CanesCast

Usually the hype generated about the NHL Entry Draft in any given year is due to the top players in that class. Not much thought is given to those ranked outside of the Top 30, although if you looks back through previous drafts you'll find each class hosts a couple players who have become notable NHLers.

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