Random Thoughts - Flames 2013 Draft

Kent Wilson
July 01 2013 10:50AM



Now that "the most important draft in organizational history" is over it's time to pick through the wreckage a bit...

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Newark Notes

Robert Cleave
July 01 2013 09:09AM


Greetings from New York, where another gathering of the clans ended last night with little drama, at least relative to the buildup coming in. Of course, Canuck fans might quibble with that description, but their little psychodrama was very much the exception this weekend. After the jump, I’ll look at a few matters of note from the day’s proceedings.

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Flames Last 3 picks of 2013

Kent Wilson
June 30 2013 08:01PM



With their final three picks, the Flames took a pair of college players and a Russian defender out of the MHL. 

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Flames Take Eric Roy with 135th pick

Kent Wilson
June 30 2013 07:06PM



After the *ahem* interesting Kanzig pick in the third round, the Flames chose one of FN's darkhorse targets in the 5th round in Eric Roy. A big defender with huge offensive numbers a year ago, Roy was considered a potential first round talent before the season started. Unfortunately, Roy's offense took a step backwards and his undeveloped defensive game didn't improve, sinking his stock considerably.

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Flames Pick Kanzig with 67th Pick

Christian Roatis
June 30 2013 05:46PM



After keeping all three 1st Round Picks and turning them into Sean Monahan, Emile Poirier and Morgan Klimchuck, the Calgary Flames opted not to make a move into the 2nd Round where they lacked a pick and used their 3rd Rounder - 67th overall - on Victoria Royal defensive giant, Keegan Kanzig.

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