Calgary Selects Andrew Mangiapane at 166th Overall

Ryan Pike
June 27 2015 11:09AM

With their sixth round selection in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Calgary Flames finally took somebody born in North America, grabbing Ontario-born center Andrew Mangiapane from the Barrie Colts at 166th overall.

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Calgary Selects Pavel Karnaukhov at 136th Overall

Ryan Pike
June 27 2015 10:39AM

After drafting Swedes with their first two selections in the 2015 NHL Draft, the Calgary Flames went local (but continued to go international) with the selection of Calgary Hitmen forward Pavel Karnaukhov at 136th overall.

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Flames Trade Up, Take Oliver Kylington At 60th Overall

Ryan Pike
June 27 2015 09:20AM

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Brad Treliving is not a timid man, it seems.

For the second time in as many days, he made a bold move at the NHL Draft to improve his team. He sent two picks (76th and 83rd) to the Arizona Coyotes for the 60th overall pick, then selected Swedish defender Oliver Kylington.

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Calgary Selects Rasmus Andersson With the 53rd Selection

Ryan Pike
June 27 2015 09:09AM

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After trading away their first three picks of the draft yesterday for Dougie Hamilton, the Calgary Flames have added another defender from Ontario with the 53rd selection. The Flames used their pick to select Rasmus Andersson of the Barrie Colts.

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Flames Make No Picks, Win First Day Of Draft

Ryan Pike
June 26 2015 10:59PM

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It's not often that a team that trades away its first round pick in the NHL Draft is considered one of the big winners of the event's first day. Of course, it's not often that a player the likes of Dougie Hamilton is traded, so today was unusual all-around.

The Calgary Flames took an indisputable step forward in their rebuild today. And they paid a big, big price for it.

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