Nation Network recap of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft with Steve Dangle and Dimitri Filipovic

Steve Dangle
June 29 2014 06:20PM

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DRAFT RECAP! Steve Dangle of Leafs Nation (me) and Dimitri Filipovic from Canucks Army recap the action from Philadelphia and the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

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Now What? - A Look Ahead

Ryan Pike
June 29 2014 09:30AM

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The draft is over!

But now there's a lot of things that will happen in rapid succession: qualifying offers to RFAs, free agency and Flames summer development camp.

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2014 Draft In Pictures

Ryan Pike
June 28 2014 12:53PM

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Flames Take Austin Carroll 184th Overall

Kent Wilson
June 28 2014 11:29AM

The final pick of the Flames 2014 entry draft is right in line with the rest of the team's activity - Austin Carroll is a big, 20 year old winger out of the WHL who has size (6'3" 215 pounds) and truculence (115 PIMs last year). He was passed over in each of the last two drafts and was actually at the Flames development camp last year as an invite. 

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Flames take Adam Ollas Mattsson 175th Overall

Kent Wilson
June 28 2014 11:14AM

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The second defender taken by the Flames in the 2014 entry draft is large Swedish defender Adam Ollas Mattsson in the 6th round. The 17-year old stands 6'4" and weighs in at 214 pounds, so he's already NHL-sized (which seems to have become a theme for the Flames day-2 activities in Philadelphia). He is described by most scouts as a smart, defensive minded-defender, although the major knock against him seems to be his skating. He doesn't appear to have any offense to his game either.

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