November 15 2012 11:10AM
It's a busy weekend ahead for basically all non-NHL levels of professional and amateur hockey. The World Junior selection camps loom on the horizon and we're getting down to the meat of the professional schedule, so a lot of players have things to prove.
November 14 2012 12:31PM
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 their 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.
First up is Ryan Culkin.
November 12 2012 09:05AM
The clock keeps on ticking on the 2012-13 National Hockey League season, but the Calgary Flames prospects continue to play hockey in stunning ignorance of the fact that hockey is supposed to entirely stop during an NHL lockout. Weird, eh?
Anyhow, while Canada observed Remembrance Day and the United States observed Veterans Day this weekend, there was a lot of hockey being played.
November 08 2012 11:41AM
While CBA talks are reportedly heating up (or at the very least occurring), the players in the Flames organization who can play hockey continue to do so. Once again, we've got a very busy weekend ahead, with only four prospects getting to rest up.
So, while John Ramage of the Wisconsin Badgers, Karri Ramo of Avangard Omsk and Markus Granlund and Joni Ortio of HIFK Helsinki enjoy some relaxation, check out what's on top for everyone else this coming weekend.
November 05 2012 04:18PM
Folks, the last six weeks have been a dry, hockey-less desert the likes of which we haven't seen in years. Flames fans have been reduced to watching such weird sports as baseball and golf instead of being able to turn on our televisions and view hockey games.