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Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #32 – Michael Rasmussen

On the very edge of the first round, we reach one of this draft most contentious players: Tri-City Americans centre Michael Rasmussen, Surrey born and raised, 6-foot-5, rangy, smooth, hard shooting and physical. There’s a lot to like about Rasmussen’ bio, and but for looking below the surface, it’d be easy to forgive the services that…

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Nation Network 2017 Prospect Profile: #33 – Mason Shaw

It was hard to watch Mason Shaw — generously listed 5’9″ — and not conjure images of Brendan Gallagher in his draft season. He’s one of the meanest bastards in the entire draft, and he doesn’t let maiming opponents impede his ability to produce offence or contribute to his team’s two-way solvency at even strength….

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Prospect wrap-up: Daniel Pribyl

In August, we ranked Daniel Pribyl the ninth best prospect in the Flames system. We will probably not do the same this year. Can you blame us for being excited? The Flames had found a 6’4″ right winger who finished second in Czech league scoring. Like they have been doing in the recent past (mostly…

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Prospect wrap-up: Ryan Lomberg

Most Flames fans know Ryan Lomberg from his brief appearances at development camp and the Young Stars tournament. If the name doesn’t sound familiar, perhaps you remember him as the guy who was as small and as speedy as Johnny Gaudreau, but prefers punching taller dudes in the face rather than dangling around them. Until…