Flames News and Notes, February 12 2013

Ryan Pike
February 12 2013 12:17PM



Flames general manager Jay Feaster had a pow-wow with local media on Tuesday morning prior to practice. Here's a quick rundown of what was discussed. Most of it related to the ongoing roster-spot shell game.

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Flames News and Notes, February 8 2013

Ryan Pike
February 08 2013 04:20PM



As the east coast is caught up in a snow storm and the Flames arrive in Vancouver for Saturday's game, several news items dropped this afternoon.

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When Will Johnny Gaudreau Turn Pro?

Ryan Pike
February 06 2013 03:09PM



In sports, as is in life, a lot of attention is paid to what's fresh and what's new. When what's new becomes what's current, attention shifts to what's next. In hockey, that involves prospects. And once Sven Baertschi became a full-time member of the Calgary Flames last month, Boston College winger Johnny Gaudreau became the best Flames prospect.

So when the heck is he going to get here?

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FGD: Flames Hit the Road in Motown

Ryan Pike
February 05 2013 01:58PM

After spending five of their first six games at home, the Calgary Flames head out of town for their first real road trip of the season beginning tonight. First up? A date with the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena (5:30pm MT, televised on Sportsnet West and radioed by Sportsnet 960 The Fan).

Before you get too worked up, this ain't your mother's Red Wings team. First of all, there's no Jiri Hudler, Nicklas Lidstrom or Tomas Holmstrom in Motown. Hudler, as you may know, is playing for the Flames now. Lidstrom and Holmstrom retired. Brad Stuart left for the Sharks. And there are a few folks injured besides. Altogether, the Red Wings are missing seven regulars from their line-up.

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A Look at Matt Deblouw

Ryan Pike
February 04 2013 01:31PM

On Friday night, the good folks at the Big Ten Network were nice enough to televise a game between the University of Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State University Spartans. Handily enough, this provided a great chance to watch a full game with Flames 2012 seventh round pick Matt Deblouw.

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