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Calgary Hitmen select two in CHL Import Draft

The annual Canadian Hockey League Import Draft was held Thursday morning with the Calgary Hitmen using two draft picks. The team used the 37th overall selection on Czech forward Jonas Peterek and the 97th overall selection on Slovakian forward Samuel Krajc.

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Two Calgary Hitmen named to Hockey Canada development camp

Two Calgary Hitmen will find themselves amongst some of the league’s top NHL prospects during a summer development camp. The camp, which takes place between July 27 and Aug. 4 in Plymouth, Michigan, centres around Hockey Canada’s junior team development program.

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Flames recall Gillies on emergency basis, no hearing for Giordano

After suffering a lower-body injury last night against the Anaheim Ducks, Chad Johnson has returned to Calgary for further evaluation. In lieu of the injury, the Flames recalled Jon Gillies from the Stockton heat on emergency basis. In his second full season with the Heat, Gillies has posted a 2.95 GAA and a .909 SV%….

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Coyotes trade Stone to Flames for picks

Michael Stone is going to CAL for a third and a conditional 5th, pending no surprises — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 20, 2017 Third-rounder is 2017. 5th is in 2018 if he re-signs in CAL. ARIZ retains 50 per cent of salary — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 20, 2017 Michael Stone is now a Calgary…

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The Nation Notebook: Therrien and Julien in a coaching carousel, Chiarelli on the deadline, Vermette’s slash and some rumours

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  In a shocking series of events, the Montreal Canadiens fired Michel Therrien yesterday afternoon and replaced him with the Habs archrival Boston Bruins’ former head coach in Claude…