June 23 2012 09:00AM
With the 75th pick, Calgary chose Jon Gillies of the USHL Indiana Ice. He's a goalie with a .915 SV% in in 53 games last year. He was the 4th ranked NA goaltender in central scoutings mid-term rankings. Like Jankowski, Gillies has committed to play with Providence College in the NCAA next year.
June 23 2012 08:34AM
With the 42nd overall pick, Calgary chose 6', 195 pound defender Patrick Sieloff out of the U-18 developement team in the US. He's a guy descibed as having a good first step, a fluid stride and good leadership qualities. He didn't score much last year and probably doesn't have much upside in terms of points.
June 23 2012 07:51AM
The first round of this year’s draft saw some surprising selections. At the very top, Nail Yakupov went first overall as the Oilers opted for the consensus best player, but there were reaches and slides sprinkled throughout. Filip Forsberg, ranked 2nd on the consensus list, fell to 11; Teuvo Teravainen was pegged as a top-10 talent and he slid to 18th.
Based on the consensus list, who are the five best players available in Round 2?
June 23 2012 07:47AM
By trading down to pick Jankowski yesterday, the Flames added Buffalo's second rounder (42nd overall) to bring their total picks today to six. Here's how those choices break down:
Round 2 - 42
Round 3 - 75
Round 4 - 105
Round 5 - 125
Round 6 - 165
Round 7 - 186
June 22 2012 11:24PM
In the midst of wailing and gnashing of teeth, I managed to make my way down to the press scrum with the newest member of the Calgary Flames, Mark Jankowski. The 17-year old looked every bit the high school student, but answered questions in a calm, poised manner.