Flames kids survive first Team Canada cuts

Ryan Pike
December 13 2012 09:23AM

 

 

Although they aren't exactly favorites to make the team, a pair of Calgary Flames prospects survived first cuts at Team Canada's World Junior team selection camp on Wednesday evening.

Despite five guys getting cut from the Team Canada preliminary roster – leaving 31 bodies in camp – goaltender Laurent Brossoit of the Edmonton Oil Kings and defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon of the Portland Winterhawks have survived.

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Flames Weekend Guide, December 7 2012

Ryan Pike
December 07 2012 09:55AM

 

 

The lockout may or may not be ending soon. (Spoiler: probably not.) Nevertheless, there's some big games this weekend for Flames prospects.

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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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