Flames Draft Primer

Kent Wilson
June 23 2009 10:30AM

Stanley Cup Finals NHL Draft

With time ticking down to the 2009 NHL entry draft, here are some of the considerations and issues to keep in mind heading into Friday.

- The Flames own 7 picks in this year's draft, but only one is inside the top 60 (20th overall). Their other choices include 67 (via PHX), 107 (via CBJ), 111, 140, 170 and 200. In terms of rounds that's: round 1, round 3, round 4 (x2), round 5, round 6 and round 7.

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Father's Day 2009: Not a hockey blog

Robin Brownlee
June 21 2009 02:56PM

Until three years ago, Father's Day was a day I tried to ignore. A day I wanted to come and go as quickly as possible. It had been a day that made me dark and sad and envious and angry. It was a day I always ended up feeling sorry for myself, and loathing how I always fell into that trap. I'm guessing I'm not alone in that.

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He ain't heavy, he's my head coach

Jean Lefebvre
June 20 2009 12:22PM


So it seems Brent Sutter will soon be introduced as the new head coach of the Calgary Flames.

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Brent Sutter to coach the Flames...

Kent Wilson
June 20 2009 12:09PM


...according to TSN sources, which tend to be fairly accurate about stuff like this. While Jean made a good argument as to why Darryl would be back behind the bench a little while ago, this move doesn't surprise me in the least.

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Phoenix Coyotes Trade Steve Reinprecht to Florida

Jonathan Willis
June 19 2009 11:36AM

[caption id="attachment_13775" align="aligncenter" width="512" caption="Steve Reinprecht, enjoying a brief moment of happiness before remembering that his team is bankrupt."] Steve Reinprecht, enjoying a brief moment of happiness before remembering that his team is bankrupt. [/caption]

As per TSN.ca, the Phoenix Coyotes have traded centre Steven Reinprecht to the Florida Panthers in exchange for prospect Stefan Meyer.

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