Flames Prospect Update, November 19 2012

Ryan Pike
November 19 2012 09:35AM

As American Thanksgiving looms upon us mere Canadians – and with it, the opportunity for big, big savings on Black Friday – hockey continues to chug along. Every single Flames prospect was in action this weekend. Here's how they're looking in mid-to-late November.

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Flames Weekend Guide, November 15 2012

Ryan Pike
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.

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World Junior Hopefuls: Ryan Culkin

Ryan Pike
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.

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Flames Prospect Update, November 12 2012

Ryan Pike
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.

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Flames Weekend Guide, November 8 2012

Ryan Pike
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.

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