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FlamesNation prospect update: post-deadline fun

The NHL’s trade deadline is over with and the Calgary Flames have a few new faces in the organization.

Let’s check in on all the Flames’ prospects!

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In case you missed it:

  • Last week’s update
  • Done for the season are Jake Boltmann (NCAA), Daniil Chechelev (MHL), Lucas Feuk (HockeyEttan), Demetrios Koumontzis (NCAA), Mitchell Mattson (NCAA), Josh Nodler (NCAA) and Filip Sveningsson (HockeyAllsvenskan)
  • Tyler Parsons has joined Stockton
  • Yan Kuznetsov is quarantining so he can join Stockton
  • Walker Duehr and Ilya Solovyov have signed their entry level deals and are waiting on visas so they can join Stockton (after quarantine)
  • Adam Ruzicka and Artyom Zagidulin have joined the Flames taxi squad

Walker Duehr- RW, Minnesota State University Mavericks, NCAA

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 28 10 7 17 17 15 15 20.91
Change from last week 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 +1.78

One of two new faces on this list, Duehr had two points in Minnesota State’s national semi-final loss to St. Cloud State on Thursday. He signed with the Flames on Sunday and is preparing to join Stockton.

Based on box scores, every single point he earned this season was at even strength.

Ryan Francis- C, Cape Breton Eagles/Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 31 16 32 48 32 34 22 36.06
Change from last week 4 4 5 9 8 5 4 +2.42

Francis has simply had a great Draft+1 season, albeit playing against the same handful of teams. He’s sixth in the QMJHL in points, fifth in points-per-game and fourth in even strength points-per-game.

He had six points on Tuesday night in a 9-2 win.

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Glenn Gawdin- C, Stockton Heat, AHL / EHC Visp, Swiss League

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
AHL up to date 18 2 8 10 9 5 4 22.14
Change from last week n/a
Swiss League up to date 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Emil Heineman- LW, Leksands IF, SHL/J20 Nationell / Team Sweden, WJC

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
SHL up to date 43 7 6 13 8 12 8 14.78
Change from last week n/a
J20 up to date 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Change from last week n/a

Heineman was acquired from Florida in the Sam Bennett trade. He’s playing on Leksands’ first line in the SHL playoffs against Orebro HK. He has zero points and his team is down 2-0 in their best-of-seven series.

Rory Kerins- C, Stockton Heat, AHL / Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Johannes Kinnvall- D, HV71, SHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 32 7 15 22 8 12 5 33.60
Change from last week n/a

Kinnvall returned to action in Game 3 of the play-out series with Brynas after missing HV71’s last three games. And HV71 won, so that’s a good sign. They trail in their best-of-seven relegation series 2-1.

Justin Kirkland- LW, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 16 2 5 7 3 4 1 17.44
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

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Carl-Johan Lerby- D, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 19 0 7 7 3 4 2 14.68
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Connor Mackey- D, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 22 3 11 14 13 8 8 25.36
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Ilya Nikolayev- C, Buran Voronezh, VHL / Loko Yaroslavl, MHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
VHL up to date 37 7 6 13 5 12 5 11.27
Change from last week n/a
MHL up to date 21 8 10 18 17 17 14 18.27
Change from last week n/a

Loko’s headed to the MHL finals where they’ll face MHC Dynamo Moscow. Since last week, they played twice. Nikolayev’s playing as the fourth line centre, playing about 12 minutes a night these days.

Jakob Pelletier- LW, Val-d’Or Foreurs, QMJHL / Team Canada, WJC

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 28 13 30 43 26 29 20 35.75
Change from last week n/a

Val-d’Or was off this week. The QMJHL playoffs begin on April 23. Val-d’Or plays Baie-Comeau in the first round. With his regular season complete, Pelletier is seventh in QMJHL points per game and eighth in even strength points per game.

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Emilio Pettersen- LW, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 21 5 6 11 7 8 5 20.87
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Matthew Phillips- C/RW, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 22 6 10 16 10 12 8 28.98
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Luke Philp- C/RW, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 22 8 8 16 10 12 8 28.98
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Jeremie Poirier- D, Saint John Sea Dogs, QMJHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 31 9 25 34 20 27 14 25.54
Change from last week 4 0 2 2 1 2 1 -2.06

Poirier had a relatively quiet week, but he’s having a good offensive season.

Colton Poolman- D, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 13 1 3 4 3 4 3 12.16
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Martin Pospisil- LW, Stockton Heat, AHL / HC Kosice, Tipsport Liga

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
AHL up to date 14 5 6 11 4 8 3 31.31
Change from last week n/a
Liga up to date 22 9 8 17 9 13 8 n/a
Change from last week n/a

Pospisil is done for the season due to shoulder surgery. (And a knee injury.)

Adam Ruzicka- C, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 22 10 9 19 12 16 11 34.42
Change from last week n/a

Ruzicka was called up to Calgary’s taxi squad.

Eetu Tuulola- RW, Stockton Heat, AHL / Vasterviks IK, HockeyAllsvenskan / SaiPa, SM-Liiga

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
AHL up to date 21 2 3 5 4 2 1 9.06
Change from last week n/a
Allsvenskan up to date 11 2 2 4 4 3 3 8.88
Change from last week n/a
Liiga up to date 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Alexander Yelesin- D, Stockton Heat, AHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
Up to date 21 1 4 5 5 3 3 9.49
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Connor Zary- LW, Stockton Heat, AHL / Kamloops Blazers, WHL / Team Canada, WJC

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
AHL up to date 9 3 4 7 7 5 5 31.00
Change from last week n/a
WHL up to date 7 3 11 14 9 11 6 49.53
Change from last week 2 1 6 7 5 5 3 +14.86

Zary had a good week. He had two multi-point games. He has points in six of seven games this season and four multi-point efforts.

Dmitry Zavgorodniy- RW, Stockton Heat, AHL / SKA St. Petersburg, KHL

GP G A P 5v5 P P1 5v5 P1 NHLe
AHL up to date 21 0 1 1 1 1 1 1.90
Change from last week n/a
KHL up to date 6 0 3 3 3 2 2 32.88
Change from last week n/a

The Heat were off this week.

Dustin Wolf- G, Stockton Heat, AHL / Everett Silvertips, WHL / Team USA, WJC

GP TOI SV%
AHL up to date 3 148 0.895
Change from last week
WHL up to date 11 635 0.941
Change from last week 3 151 -0.020

After being white-hot in his first seven games, Wolf has looked downright human lately. He allowed between zero and two goals per game through his first seven games (five goals total); he’s allowed 13 over his last four games. His numbers had nowhere to go but down – .941 is an amazing save percentage – but hopefully Wolf can find his old dominance. Everett has 12 games left in their schedule.

Artyom Zagidulin- G, Stockton Heat, AHL / Metallurg Magnitigorsk, KHL

GP TOI SV%
AHL up to date 6 357 0.911
Change from last week
KHL up to date 5 226 0.869
Change from last week

Zagidulin was recalled to Calgary’s taxi squad.