Discussion in 'Calgary Flames' started by Method Man, Jul 13, 2017.
2017-18 Prospect Stats
including the CHL, NCAA, Europe, AHL and ECHL
2017-18 Stockton Heat Schedule
Are you going to be able to watch games this year?
Depends if AHL live is going to be an ******* again
Ah gotcha. Well hopefully they aren't
I don't know what there deal was last year. I tried 3 times, each time they took my money and then it didn't work and for them to return it a week or two later. Then they claimed my address was wrong, even though my bank told me they only put a hold on the funds and not put a payment through. Two of the times, I literally copied and pasted my address from my banks website.
Yeah that sucks. I hope everything works out this year and you can watch. It'd be nice having your view on how the youngins are playing
thread has been updated to include the Heat and the prospect thread since they seem to overlap some anyways.
What do you guys think of Morgan Klimchuk?
good two-way player, does everything well but isn't exceptional at anything. I think he could be NHL ready next season (2018-19)
I think he has a much higher ceiling than people give him credit for, but a longer development curve than people would expect for a guy like him.
I think he could be ready this season. If he stays healthy.
And works on his skating.
Wow I never realized we have 5 prospects on the Victoria Royals.
Edit: Nvm. Looks like OP made a mistake.
My bad, made it on excel and I pasted the Phillips row a few times and forget to change their clubs. I think it's all good now.
Hahaha LOL it's fine.
He's a prospect who's been brought along slowly and has dealt with annual injury issues, but he's also a prospect who could be a solid top 9 complimentary forward. If he played for other organizations who give their AHL prospects more offensive push and their first rounders more opportunities, he'd probably be a 3rd line NHLer right now. I mean look at Curtis Lazar, is anyone here really confident that Lazar is a better hockey play right now? But one guy came in through another organization and got his foot in the door. Or Nic Petan, who has 80 NHL GP and definitely isn't as solid a prospect as Klimchuk.
Klimchuk has yet to play an NHL game, but if he were a Canadeins, Senators, Oilers, Canucks, or Jets prospect, he probably would have 100+ NHL GP with half of them riding shotgun with the Sedins and McDavids and the Stones and the Shceifeles and the.. well Montreal doesn't really have any forwards but you get my point.
I sometimes give up when it comes to his name too.
Wait, there's a C; is the i before the e? Why's there an extra E at the end?
The Owen Sound Attack hired Heat assistant coach Todd Gill to be their head coach, so the Heat are in the market for the new assistant coach
I'm genuinely confused by this post as a whole. Nic Petan is a good prospect for one. Klimchuk didn't even deserve any NHL ice time up until maybe this past season, and even then, who was he bumping out of the top 9 on LW?
Lazar is a C or RW, whether or not he's more proven than Klimchuk is definitely arguable.
Edit: My memory may be faulty, but weren't you quite vocal against Klimchuk last off season?
This site has four of the Flames' defensive prospects ranked in their top 50 of all defensive prospects, with all but Kylington being in the top 25.
Don't know much about the site, but it's interesting to look at.
Interesting list. I'm not sure I agree with Bean being that high personally.
Valimaki ahead of Brannstrom
I'm not crazy about Klimchuk or Petan or Lazar.
But it's certainly true that other organizations gift first rounders NHL minutes we don't.
Not a flames fan but drafted Adam Fox in a year to year draft and pretty excited about his potential as a future quarterback for the flames. Having over a point/game in rookie year in college is huge. 40 points in 35 games is great. Brian Leetch was only marginally better with 47 in 37 games in his rookie (and only) year at Boston College. Really looking forward to see what he does this season for Harvard in his 2nd season. He is on the small side (similar to Leetch), needs to put on a bit more muscle but have read his defensive game isn't that bad either and offensive game is elite. Surprised there is not a lot more buzz about this kid and wonder what the chances of him signing after this season in Harvard.? I would think he could be an impact player for the flames in a couple years.
I would be surprised if he signs before his junior year. I'm thinking that, similar to Johnny they will push hard to get him to sign after his junior year. Give him an extra year to build up his strength and build on his defensive play. The question marks come down to his size and how well his defensive game will translate.