2012 NHL Entry Draft: Assorted Thoughts

Arik
June 22 2012 02:48PM

 

 

With the draft starting tonight, I had some assorted thoughts that seemed to be worth sharing. Most of these won't fill out a full article, but merited more than a Tweet.

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Flames 2012 First Round Overview

Kent Wilson
June 22 2012 10:15AM

 

 

Over the last few weeks, FN has profiled 10 different potential Calgary first round targets, some of whom are long shots to be around (Teravainen, Trouba) and others who will be available but have obvious holes in their game or risks associated with them (Aberg, Pouliot).

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Moving Up And Down At The NHL Entry Draft: 2001 – 2011

Jonathan Willis
June 22 2012 08:24AM

What does it cost for a team to move up at the NHL Draft? What can a team gain by moving down?

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The Flames Fifteen: #3 - Johnny Gaudreau

Arik
June 22 2012 06:11AM

 

SVEN notwithstanding, Flames fans have had few high skill prospects to get excited about in the last decade. There have been plenty of “Coke Machine” prospects (big, strong, and zero skill) and a few all-around players (Erixon, Brodie, and Reinhart come to mind), but players whose raw offensive skill just dazzles you? They have been far and few between...which is what makes Johnny “Pocket” Gaudreau so special.

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Flames 2012 First Round Targets: Cody Ceci

Kent Wilson
June 21 2012 07:36PM

 

 

The final, primary target in the FN series is the Ottawa '67s Cody Ceci. A big defender with excellent offensive potential, Ceci finished second in defender scoring in Ontario last year with 17 goals and 60 points in just 64 games. Only former top-10 pick Dougie Hamilton scored more (72 points in 50 games).

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