Flames send six to World Junior camps

Ryan Pike
December 05 2012 09:32AM

After weeks of anticipation, six Calgary Flames prospects got the call from their respective countries. Each player was invited to try out for his respective Under-20 National team to represent them at this December's IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Ufa, Russia.

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Flames Prospect Update, December 3 2012

Ryan Pike
December 03 2012 09:37AM

It's December now.

If that doesn't depress you a bit, I don't know what will. While it's unlikely that the NHL will return before 2013, there is still lots of hockey afoot. Can the Heat continue their winning ways? What college or junior players will step up?

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Flames Weekend Guide, November 29 2012

Ryan Pike
November 29 2012 03:14PM

 

 

The month of November ends this weekend, bringing with it a harsh slap in the face, as we all collectively realize that we've missed the entirety of the first two months of the NHL season.

While the rich players and owners fight like little kids, the Flames prospects – closer to little kids than the pro players, age-wise – continue to play hockey like they're supposed to. While we're not sure if any of the Calgary farm-hands believe in Santa Claus, both them and us are secretly hoping somebody – magical or otherwise – brings us NHL hockey for Christmas, Hanukkah or any other wonderful wintertime holiday.

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World Junior Hopefuls: Laurent Brossoit

Ryan Pike
November 29 2012 09:44AM

Every year, the annual IIHF World Junior Championship tournament provides young hockey players with a great opportunity to show their wares against the best players from the age-group from throughout the world. It's a great development tool and players as varied as Jarome Iginla, Roman Horak and Leland Irving have had the chance to represent their nations at the World Juniors. Over the next few weeks, we're going to take a look at the chances of the various Flames prospects vying for World Junior roster spots.

Next up is Laurent Brossoit.

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World Junior Hopefuls: Johnny Gaudreau

Ryan Pike
November 27 2012 09:36AM

Every year, the annual IIHF World Junior Championship tournament provides young hockey players with a great opportunity to show their wares against the best players from the age-group from throughout the world. It's a great development tool and players as varied as Jarome Iginla, Roman Horak and Leland Irving have had the chance to represent their nations at the World Juniors. Over the next few weeks, we're going to take a look at the chances of the various Flames prospects vying for World Junior roster spots.

Next up is Johnny Gaudreau.

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