Flames Prospect Update, January 15 2013

Ryan Pike
January 15 2013 11:15AM

As Flames training camp roars on this week, thoughts drift to the players that aren't here. Those are, generally, the players that are too young to be here – the prospects.

Here's what they've been up to as of late.

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Flames Camp News and Notes, January 14 2013

Ryan Pike
January 14 2013 03:11PM



Monday was the second day of Flames training camp and the first day featuring a scrimmage. I attended and managed to jot a few notes during the action.

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Flames Training Camp Primer

Ryan Pike
January 13 2013 11:16AM

The CBA is officially ratified and hockey fans can rest assured that we won't ever see another lockout. Well, at least until 2022. In the mean-time, the NHL has released its schedule and the Calgary Flames will begin camp for the shortened 2013 season on Sunday.

The Flames released their camp roster and schedule late Saturday. Here's a quick-and-dirty primer.

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Flames Weekend Guide, January 11 2013

Ryan Pike
January 11 2013 03:09PM

With the chaos of the World Juniors and the NHL lockout finally behind us, we're about to see a return to normalcy. Thus, this is the last weekend without NHL hockey until probably late June. With that, let's see what the Flames kids are up to.

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Flames All-Time Top 10 Draft Picks: #6 Gary Roberts

Ryan Pike
January 08 2013 04:20PM

If there was one event that cemented the stellar reputation of general manager Cliff Fletcher, it was the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. The names the Flames acquired that summer ranged from solid contributors to future hall-of-famers: Gary Suter (180th overall), Jiri Hrdina (159th overall), Brett Hull (117th overall), Paul Ranheim (38th overall), and the best pick of them all (for the Flames purposes anyways), first rounder Gary Roberts (12th overall).

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