CALGARY, AB -- Five Calgary Flames prospects kicked off their respective seasons this week as Boston College and Providence College played two games over the weekend.
Eric Roy played in two games this past week and was held pointless in both. The rearguard picked up 4 PIM in one of the tilts, the Wheaties 3-2 victory over Moose Jaw on Oct. 11. Roy is tied for the team lead in scoring. He has 9 points (1 goal, 8 assists) in 8 games.
Morgan Klimchuk registered points in both games he played in the past week, notching two in the Pats 5-4 win over the Vancouver Giants on Oct. 11 and one in 3-2 win over the Moose Jaw Warriors on Oct. 12. Klimchuk, who was selected 28th overall in the 2013 NHL Draft, leads the Pats in scoring with 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) in 9 games.
Coda Gordon put together his best of the season thus far when he scored one goal and two assists against Calgary on Oct. 9 and now is tied for the team lead in scoring with 2014 draft-eligible defenceman Julius Honka. Gordon was the Flames sixth round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft. He has 15 points (6 goals, 9 assists) in 10 games.
Keegan Kanzig scored his first WHL goal in a 4-3 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Oct. 12. The defenceman was drafted in third round of the 2013 NHL Draft. He has 1 point in 7 games.
Blueliner Brett Kulak is currently tied for second in team scoring with five points in the Giants opening 10 outings. He posted two points in the team's four games over the past week - one goal and one assist. Kulak is in his third full season with Vancouver. He was the Flames fourth round pick in 2012. He has 5 points (1 goal, 4 assists) in 10 games.
Emile Poirier carried the momentum of being named the QMJHL First Star last week into this week, posting five points in three games. The winger leads the Olympiques in scoring, points-per-game (1.70) and shots (41). The Flames selected the winger 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft. Poirier currently has 17 points (9 goals, 8 assists) in 10 games.
Ryan Culkin was more than a point-per-game player this week, posting four assists in three games. The Remparts captain sits fourth in team scoring and first in scoring amongst blueliners. The rearguard, whas drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 NHL Draft, has 9 points (1 goal, 8 assists) in 9 games.
Tim Harrison has played in two games this season for the Colgate Raiders, both wins. He has been held pointless in both outings.
Johnny Gaudreau and Boston College fell in their 2013-14 season opener but bounced back with a huge 7-2 win over Rensselaer on Sunday. Gaudreau leads the Eagles in scoring through the opening two games with 4 points (1 goal, 3 assists).
Bill Arnold has been an offensive force for Boston College in their opening two games, posting three points in that span. He is currently tied for second in team scoring with 1 goal and 2 assists. The Flames selected the winger in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.
Jon Gillies has picked up where he left off in the 2012-13 campaign, stopping 63 of 64 shots in his first two games of the year. The Providence College Friars will once again rely on the netminder to shoulder most of the games in the 2013-14 season.
Mark Jankowski opened the season with a bang, potting two goals in the Friars home opener. The forward was the Flames first round selection in the 2012 NHL Draft and is in his sophomore season at Providence.
John Gilmour is known as an offensive defenceman and he showed why in the Friars first game of the year, scoring two goals and one assist in the win over Minnesota State. Gilmour leads the Friars in scoring. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Draft.
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