The Calgary Flames are known for being a lousy drafting organization. For good reason – they haven’t internally picked and developed a star quality forward since Cory Stillman in 1992 and even he isn’t exactly a hall-of-famer. Their best draft pick in the last decade is Dion Phanuef by a considerable margin….
The American populace celebrated Thanksgiving, which didn’t really impact Flames prospects except for a Portland Winterhawks matinee on Black Friday. Anyhoo, the Heat went down to Texas and Calgary’s college prospects went into battle against those stuffed shirts in the Ivy League.
Can you imagine how much everyone would freak out if a team won a game that moved them into 1st place in the league and then they fired the coach? Well, that happened today in the KHL. No, really. Some great action around the KHL today. Check it out!