Recent general managers have revamped Flames scouting

Embed from Getty Images The Calgary Flames used to be pretty bad at drafting and developing hockey players. During the tenure of former general manager Darryl Sutter, the Flames frequently traded away high draft picks and often drafted players due to their physical attributes rather than, y’know, their potential to be effective hockey players at…

An early peek at the 2017 NHL entry draft’s top prospects

Embed from Getty Images Yesterday, Kent opened up the forum to the possibility of the Flames trading their 2017 first round pick at trade deadline. If the return is good and the gain long-term, it’s something to consider. In the more likely event that nothing happens, let’s consider the options the Flames have by using…