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Meet the newest Calgary Flame prospects

Interviews and audio with Flames latest draft picks

Monday, 23.06.2008 / 12:16 PM / Features
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Meet the newest Calgary Flame prospects

Ottawa, ON – The Calgary Flames selected seven players (five forwards and two defensemen) at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft in Ottawa, Ontario during the seven round selection process.

Greg Nemisz puts on a Calgary Flames jersey after being chosen as their first-round pick at the NHL hockey draft in Ottawa

Below you can finds statistics, links to stories and audio with a number of the Flames new prospects.

We also have comments and audio from  the Flames hockey brass.


 Draft '08: Mike Keenan  |  Draft '08: Head scout Tod Button  |  Draft '08: Darryl Sutter 

On Friday evening, the Flames selected centre Greg Nemisz from the Windsor Spitfires (OHL) in the first round with the 25th overall pick. NHL Central Scouting lists Nemisz as a big player power-forward with good two-way ability and plays both the power-play and penalty kill.

Nemisz helped Team Canada capture the gold medal at the 2008 Under-18 World Championships, and was selected to participate in the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game.

 

GREG NEMISZ (C)

Drafted: 1st round (25th overall)

HT: 6’3”                        WT: 197 lbs.     Shoots: Left     Born: Courtice, ON (June 5, 1990)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Windsor

OHL

68

34

33

67

52

Related:   Draft '08: Greg Nemisz Interview  | Big Nemisz is Flames first round pick

MITCH WAHL (C)

Drafted: 2nd round (48th overall)

HT: 6’0”                        WT: 175 lbs.     Shoots: Right   Born: Seal Beach, CA (January 22, 1990)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Spokane

WHL

67

20

53

73

63

Related:  Draft '08: Mitch Wahl Interview  | Flames add skill, speed and grit

LANCE BOUMA (C)

Drafted: 3rd round (78th overall)

HT: 6’0”                        WT: 210 lbs.     Shoots: Left     Born: Provost, AB (March 25, 1990)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Vancouver

WHL

71

12

23

35

93

Related:  Draft '08: Lance Bouma Interview 

NICHOLAS LARSON (LW)

Drafted: 4th round (108th overall)

HT: 6’2”                        WT: 182 lbs.     Shoots: Left     Born: St. Paul, MN (November 14, 1989)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Waterloo

USHL

57

19

19

38

66

Related:   Draft '08: Nicholas Larson Interview 

T.J. BRODIE (D)

Drafted: 4th round (114th overall)

HT: 6’1”                        WT: 170 lbs.     Shoots: Left     Born: Chatham, ON (June 7, 1990)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Saginaw

OHL

68

4

26

30

73

 Draft '08: T.J. Brodie Interview 

RYLEY GRANTHAM (LW)

Drafted: 6th round (168th overall)

HT: 6’3”                        WT: 207 lbs.     Shoots: Left     Born: Hanna, AB (January 7, 1988)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Moose Jaw

WHL

66

10

9

19

163

 

ALEXANDER DEILERT (D)

Drafted: 7th round (198th overall)

HT: 5’10”          WT: 180 lbs.     Shoots: Right   Born: Stockholm (February 10, 1989)

2007-08 Regular Season Statistics

TEAM

LEAGUE

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Djurgarden

SWE JR.

38

6

12

18

70

 

1st rd (25th)        GREG NEMISZ (Windsor – OHL)

2nd rd (48th)       MITCH WAHL (Spokane – WHL)

3rd rd (78th)        LANCE BOUMA (Vancouver – WHL)

4th rd (108th)      NICHOLAS LARSON (Waterloo – USHL)

4th rd (114th)      T.J. BRODIE (Saginaw – OHL)

6th rd (168th)      RYLEY GRANTHAM (Moose Jaw – WHL)

7th rd (198th)      ALEXANDER DEILERT (Djurgarden - SWE Jr.)