The Flames May Target Familiar Faces At The Draft

View image | gettyimages.com The National Hockey League’s annual entry draft is, in a way, a lot like playing poker. Teams try to conflate their interest in some players and hide their interest in others, in a strategy designed to maximize the value of their selections. The whole exercise is, at times, akin to institutionalized…

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Flames First Round Targets 2015: Oliver Kylington

Hakan Nordstrom/TT via thehockeyhouse.net Every season, as I watch the junior hockey season play out all over the world, there are one or two prospects who really jump off the page at me and become my “favourites.” Since before people were even talking about the 2015 NHL Draft, Oliver Kylington was one of those favourites.

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TOP-10 UFA COUNTDOWN: #9—ANTTI NIEMI

Photo Credit: Matt Kartozian/USA TODAY Sports This is a series counting down the top-10 pending UFAs. It will be posted across the Nation Network over the next month! Enjoy! Antti Niemi is the most famous free-agent goalie available this summer and that should result in a big payday. NHL teams in need of a starter…