Flames Pick Kanzig with 67th Pick

    After keeping all three 1st Round Picks and turning them into Sean Monahan, Emile Poirier and Morgan Klimchuck, the Calgary Flames opted not to make a move into the 2nd Round where they lacked a pick and used their 3rd Rounder – 67th overall – on Victoria Royal defensive giant, Keegan Kanzig.


Flames Take Morgan Klimchuk 28th Overall

  – pic via Tricia Hall   In their third trip to the podium in the first round, the Flames went back to their list and grabbed a hometown boy, in the form of Morgan Klimchuk of the Regina Pats. The Flames are obviously familiar with Klimchuk, having seen the Pats play in the Dome…


Flames take Emile Poirer 22nd overall

  – pic via flovalser   Although consensus top-10 offensive talent (and Calgary born) Hunter Shinkaruk was still on the board when the Flames took the podium, the Flames instead chose to be the first team to go well off-board in the first round by choosing QMJHL left winger Emile Poirier.


Flames Take Sean Monahan At Sixth Overall

      Amidst a tumultuous first round of the NHL Draft, the Calgary Flames brought a rare glimpse of sanity and stability when they chose Sean Monahan of the Ottawa 67s sixth overall – possibly the only pick accurately guessed by mock drafts and prognosticators.


It’s Draft Day Open Thread: Threat Level Feaster

      It’s been asserted by more than a few people that today is "The Most Important Day In Calgary Flames History", which, by the way, isn’t true, but is one of those fork in the road moments for the organization, and need not be taken lighlty. Flames fans, rightfully so, are TERRIFIED about…


Will the Flames Trade Down For A Second Rounder?

    For the tenth straight draft, the Calgary Flames won’t have their own second round pick. However, with all the ballyhoo about how deep this draft is, even after the first round, some onlookers (myself included) are thinking that Jay Feaster and his staff may try to wheel and deal one of their roster…


Flames 2013 Draft Primer

    Rumors and Speculation continue to swirl in advance of the draft. Seems there will be a lot fo fireworks today and the Nation Network will be sure to have you covered. For the Flames, the main event probably isn’t the trades but the draft itself. For the first time in draft history, the club…


Flames First Round Targets 2013: The Other Guys

  We’ve previewed a bunch of possible first round targets for Calgary to pick at 6, 22 and 28 over the last few weeks and now we’ve reached the stretch drive – mere hours from the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. But before we let the festivities begin, let’s run down a couple other possible targets…


Flames Top 15 Prospects 2013: #1 TJ Brodie

    Via kkthemook TJ Brodie just continues to exceed expectations. The fact that he’s even made it to the NHL as a 4th round pick is nothing short of amazing. Well, not only is Brodie an NHLer – but lately he’s been playing his way into top-pairing status.


T-shirts and Trade Rumors – Draft Weekend 2013

  As some of you may already know, we launched the Got Loob? FN t-shirt yetserday. The red version won the vote, so that’s what we went with. The link to buy is here. This is only a limited edition kind of thing, so after a few weeks or a cerain number of orders, we’re…


Flames First Round Targets 2013: Robert Hagg

– pic via expressen.se   It’s been a couple of years since Tim Erixon slapped every Flames fan right square in the face by refusing to sign with the club, so hopefully those wounds have healed because Calgary’s pick at 22 seems to be lined up with a guy who could very well be Erixon…