It’s the most wonderful (prospect hockey) time of the year!
The Flames are currently battling injuries and suspensions to major roster pieces, but the silver lining is that there are some prospects who have stepped up in place, and looked like they belong. As the lineup progresses (slowly) to full health, we probe into the question: who gets to stay?
With Mikael Backlund and Michael Frolik injured and Ryan Lomberg suspended, the Flames have found themselves shorthanded for the busy weekend ahead. This morning, they’ve recalled centre Alan Quine from the Stockton Heat.
Players up, players down, players in, and players out. An exciting week for the Flames prospect pool all around.
Looking at AHL moves, contingency plans, and potential blockbusters in this week’s edition of the mailbag.
Something about the Calgary Flames and guys whose names start with the letter “M.”
Looking at the next offseason, the offseason after that, the previous offseason, everything in between, and our old pal Sam Bennett.
With injuries to Michaels Stone and Frolik, the Flames have recalled Oliver Kylington and Ryan Lomberg from the Stockton Heat.
The Flames made a minor move today, sending eighth defenceman Dalton Prout to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.
If there was one goalie who you could pin your hopes on as the Flames’ best throughout the entire org, it was definitely Nick Schneider.
Not as apoplectic as previous editions of goalie-centric mailbags, thankfully.
It was a Flames double feature last night on Hockey Night in Canada’s After Hours. First up was Noah Hanifin, who discussed his path to the NHL, his path to Calgary, and Saturday night’s game.