Oilers and Flames Tonight...Minus 3

Pat Steinberg
September 14 2010 01:14PM

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 25: Taylor Hall, drafted first overall by the Edmonton Oilers, poses for a portrait during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at Staples Center on June 25, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

The Calgary Flames and Edmonton Oilers play tonight in Penticton as part of Vancouver's Young Stars Tournament.  However, the Oilers will be sitting three of the highest profile players at the tournament, as Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Magnus Paajarvi will not play.

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Profiling Jon Rheault

Kent Wilson
September 14 2010 09:23AM

November 14, 2008 Ontario, California..Ontario's Jon Rheault #12 tries to score on Bakersfield goalie Dave McKee #41 during the ECHL Hockey game between the Bakersfield Condors and the Ontario Reign at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California Photo via Newscom


After leading the baby Flames over the baby Ducks with 3 goals and 5 points last night, a lot of questions are being asked about Jon Rheault. The 5'11", 200 pound winger was a late find by the Heat last year and has tread an interesting path to get to the Flames prospect camp.

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Prospect Camp Game Day: Flames vs. Oilers

Robert Cleave
September 14 2010 06:54AM



LAKE PLACID, NY - AUGUST 05: Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson  of Team Sweden skates against Team Finland at the USA Hockey National Evaluation Camp on August 5, 2010 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)




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Last night's drowning of the Duck prospects served as a nice way to ease into the week for a group of players that will be the core of the 2010/11 Abbotsford Heat. Tonight, the Flame youngsters have a different challenge awaiting them, as they confront a few famous young men wearing the colours of the Auld Enemy.


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Prospect Tournament post-game: Goals? You are Flame prospects, right?

Robert Cleave
September 13 2010 08:08PM


OTTAWA, ON - JUNE 21:  114th overall pick, T.J. Brodie of the Calgary Flames poses for a portrait at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft at Scotiabank Place on June 21, 2008 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Andre Ringuette/Getty Images)


Flames 8 - Ducks 4



For a first effort, the young Flames acquitted themselves quite nicely this evening, beating the Baby Ducks 8-4 in Penticton. The prospects were full value for the win, out-shooting their California counterparts 41-22 in a game where the ice tilted pretty hard from the second period onward. 


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Sutter Offered Toskala "North of $1M"

Kent Wilson
September 13 2010 02:39PM

WASHINGTON - JANUARY 15: Vesa Toskala #35 of the Toronto Maple Leafs rests during a break in the game against the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on January 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)


According to a recent article by James Mirtle, Darryl Sutter was aggressive in trying to re-sign the NHL's worst goaltender in the league this past off-season:

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