The Feaster Files

Pat Steinberg
June 20 2011 03:09PM

Jay Feaster addressed the media on Monday afternoon with a number of interesting tidbits coming from his conversation.  The first announcement was the contract extension of goaltender Henrik Karlsson, which is covered below, but Feaster also added new information regarding Alex Tanguay, Brendan Mikkelson and what the team is thinking heading into a very important two week period.

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Flames Re-sign Karlsson

Kent Wilson
June 20 2011 02:29PM



The Calgary Flames announced today that Henrik Karlsson has been re-signed to a two year deal worth $1.725M over two years (862k cap hit).

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First Round targets: Matt Puempel

Kent Wilson
June 20 2011 01:05PM




Perhaps the most interesting of the prospects we've covered so far is Matt Puempel. The OHL's rookie of the year in 2009-10 after scoring 34 goals and 69 in 59 games, Puempel was considered a probable top-10 talent into the season before injuries and circumstances derailed things a bit. He still pops up in the first round on most lists, but unless someone goes off-board Puempel will most certainly be available when 13 rolls around.

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Playoff Prediction Project: Final Standings

Jonathan Willis
June 20 2011 01:04PM

In the wake of the Stanley Cup finals and the build-up to the NHL Entry Draft, I completely forgot to post the final standings for the Nation Network’s playoff prediction contest.

After the jump, the final results.

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RFA Profile: Brendan Mikkelson

Pat Steinberg
June 20 2011 12:01AM

Of Calgary's main roster players last season, defenceman Brendan Mikkelson is the lone pending restricted free agent to worry about.  Playing just 19 games with the Flames this year, the team needs to decide whether they see the former Anaheim second round pick ever being capable of playing regular minutes on the blueline.  Mikkelson certainly struggled throughout last season, and certainly hasn't shown me anything to prove he's worthy of a one way contract this time around.

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