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A dozen of Brad Treliving’s draft picks have played with the Calgary Flames

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Ryan Pike
8 months ago
During his tenure as general manager, Brad Treliving oversaw 55 draft selections for the Calgary Flames over nine drafts. Of the 48 picks they’ve had to make decisions on signing or not, they’ve ended up not signing 16 players. Of the 32 players they have signed to deals, 12 have already played NHL games for the team.
Here’s a snapshot of how each draft class has fared thus far.

2014

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st4thF Sam BennettSigned ELC. 402 games with Flames. Traded to Florida.
2nd34thG Mason McDonaldSigned ELC, but not tendered qualifying offer.
2nd54thF Hunter SmithSigned ELC, but not tendered qualifying offer.
3rd64thD Brandon HickeyTraded to Arizona.
6th175thD Adam Ollas MattssonNot signed to ELC. Played two seasons on AHL contracts.
7th184thF Austin CarrollSigned ELC, but not tendered qualifying offer.

2015

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
2nd53rdD Rasmus AnderssonSigned ELC. 377 games with Flames. Current player.
2nd60thD Oliver KylingtonSigned ELC. 168 games with Flames. Current player.
5th136thF Pavel KarnaukhovNot signed to ELC.
6th166thF Andrew MangiapaneSigned ELC. 342 games with Flames. Current player.
7th196thD Riley BruceNot signed to ELC.

2016

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st6thF Matthew TkachukSigned ELC. 431 games with Flames. Traded to Florida.
2nd54thG Tyler ParsonsSigned ELC, but not tendered qualifying offer.
2nd56thF Dillon DubeSigned ELC. 282 games with Flames. Current player.
3rd66thD Adam FoxTraded to Carolina.
4th96thF Linus LindstromNot signed to ELC.
5th126thF Mitchell MattsonNot signed to ELC.
6th156thF Eetu TuulolaSigned ELC. Tendered qualifying offer but signed in Europe.
6th166thF Matthew PhillipsSigned ELC. 1 game with Flames. Current player (pending UFA).
7th186thD Stepan FalkovskyNot signed to ELC.

2017

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st16thD Juuso ValimakiSigned ELC. 82 games with Flames. Claimed off waivers by Arizona.
4th109thF Adam RuzickaSigned ELC. 75 games with Flames. Current player.
5th140thF Zach FischerNot signed to ELC. Played one season on AHL contract.
6th171stF D’Artagnan JolyNot signed to ELC.
7th202ndF Filip SveningssonNot signed to ELC

2018

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
4th105thF Martin PospisilSigned ELC. Current player.
4th108thF Demetrious KoumontzisCurrent college player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2023.)
4th122ndF Milos RomanNot signed to ELC.
6th167thF Emilio PettersenSigned ELC. Current player.
7th198thF Dmitry ZavgorodniySigned ELC, but contract was mutually terminated.

2019

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st26thF Jakob PelletierSigned ELC. 24 games with Flames. Current player.
3rd88thF Ilya NikolaevSigned ELC. Current player.
4th116thF Lucas FeukNot signed to ELC. Played one season on AHL contract.
5th150thF Josh NodlerCurrent college player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2024.)
7th214thG Dustin WolfSigned ELC. 1 game with Flames. Current player.

2020

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st24thF Connor ZarySigned ELC. Current player.
2nd50thD Yan KuznetsovSigned ELC. Current player.
3rd72ndD Jeremie PoirierSigned ELC. Current player.
4th96thG Daniil ChechelevFlames hold rights indefinitely (Russian draft pick). Played two seasons on AHL contracts.
5th143rdF Ryan FrancisNot signed to ELC.
6th174thF Rory KerinsSigned ELC. Current player.
7th205thD Ilya SolovyovSigned ELC. Current player.

2021

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
1st13thF Matt CoronatoSigned ELC. 1 game with Flames. Current player.
2nd45thF William StromgrenSigned ELC. Current player.
3rd77thF Cole HuckinsNot signed to ELC.
3rd89thD Cameron WhynotNot signed to ELC.
5th141stD Cole JordanNot signed to ELC.
6th168thF Jack BeckNot signed to ELC
6th173rdF Lucas CionaSigned ELC. Current junior player, contract begins in 2023-24.
7th205thG Arsenii SergeevCurrent college player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2026.)

2022

Rnd.PickPlayerFate
2nd59thF Topi RonniCurrent European player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2026.)
5th155thF Parker BellCurrent junior player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2024.)
7th219thF Cade LittlerCurrent college player. (Flames hold rights until August 15, 2027.)
Which Flames draft class under Brad Treliving has been the most impressive? Which one is the most disappointing? Let us know in the comments!

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