10 Dougie Hamilton Facts

Kent Wilson
June 28 2015 01:00PM


The Flames organization made one of its most significant trades in the last decade when they acquired Dougie Hamilton at the draft this weekend. The 22-year old defender is already one of the best defenders in the game and figures to help anchor Calgary's blueline with TJ Brodie as the club emerges from rebuilder into contender. 

I began digging around in Hamilton's background and numbers. Here's a few things worth knowing about the newest Flame. 

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Breaking - Flames Trade for Dougie Hamilton (OFFICIAL)

Kent Wilson
June 26 2015 01:13PM

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Flames Draft Targets 2015 - Jeremy Roy

Kent Wilson
June 24 2015 09:00AM

A few weeks ago I took part in a mock draft put on by Lowetide and TSN 1260. I researched prospects a few days in advance and established a rough list consisting of guys like Timo Meier, Yevgeni Svechnikov, Oliver Kylington and Nick Merkley. Jeremy Roy wasn't even on my radar until I started digging into his scouting reports and numbers. 

He turned out to be my pick in the draft.

Here's what convinced me to change my mind in such a short period of time.

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Should the Flames Pursue Kyle Okposo?

Kent Wilson
June 22 2015 01:17PM

A new name has been added to the rumour mills recently. The New York Islanders RW Kyle Okposo. If true, the Flames should be calling Garth Snow. 

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The Big List of NHL Draft Resources

Kent Wilson
June 22 2015 12:00PM


There is a lot of information and analysis to consider when it comes to the NHL entry draft. Hundreds of draft eligible kids, thousands of stats lines, dozens of draft coverage publications/blogs and innumerable opinions about who is going to pick whom.

If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time clicking from tab-to-tab in your browser, or wasting your time searching for draft reports, mock drafts and consensus rankings. So to make things easier for myself (and for you), I've compiled all the lists, ranks and tools I use to follow the draft. 


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