Flames Future Watch Update 16.12.13
A look at how Flames prospects in the WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and MHL are doing
BOSTON, MA -- Rushan Rafikov returned from the 2013 Subway Super Series and had an immediate impact with his MHL club, Loko Yaroslavl.
He picked up two assists in three games and 5 PIM in those outings. The defenceman now has 13 points through 28 games this year and is a plus-18.
The Flames drafted Rafikov in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Draft.
See how Flames prospects in the WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and MHL are doing this year in our weekly update.
Eric Roy has not played this week due to a lower body injury. He was selected by the Flames in the fifth round (135th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.
|Defence||Brandon Wheat Kings||WHL||30||4||16||20||30||-8|
Morgan Klimchuk recently was sidelined with a lower body injury and did not play this week. The Flames 2013 first round pick leads his team in scoring.
|Left Wing||Regina Pats||WHL||26||12||17||29||9||9|
Coda Gordon has not played in a couple of weeks but remains in the top five in team scoring with 33 points. Gordon was the Flames sixth round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
|Left Wing||Swift Current Broncos||WHL||27||13||20||33||6||15|
Keegan Kanzig's plus-15 rating leads all Royals skaters. The defenceman was drafted in third round of the 2013 NHL Draft.
Brett Kulak scored two goals over the last week and leads all Giants defencemen in scoring. He was the Flames fourth round pick in 2012.
Emile Poirier was held pointless in his two games last week but still leads the Olympiques in scoring with 48 points on the year. The Flames selected Poirier 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.
|Left Wing||Gatineau Olympiques||QMJHL||32||20||28||48||75||19|
Ryan Culkin currently leads all Remparts defencemen in scoring. He was the Flames fifth round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Tim Harrison was the Flames sixth round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. He is a freshman at Colgate.
|Right Wing||Colgate Raiders||ECAC||15||0||3||3||8||-1|
Johnny Gaudreau's 13 goals and 28 points lead Hockey East in scoring. Gaudreau was the Flames fourth round pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.
|Left Wing||Boston College Eagles||HEA||16||13||15||28||14||17|
Bill Arnold is currently third in team scoring. The Flames selected the centre in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.
|Centre||Boston College Eagles||HEA||16||4||16||20||31||14|
Jon Gillies is in Minnesota this week, making a bid for the Americans starting goaltender gig at the World Junior Championship. Gillies was the Flames third round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
|Goaltender||Providence College Friars||HEA||15||10||1||3||1.88||.941|
Mark Jankowski is second amongst Providence skaters in goals scored with seven through 16 games. The forward was the Flames first round selection in the 2012 NHL Draft and is in his sophomore season at Providence.
|Centre||Providence College Friars||HEA||16||7||2||9||4||5|
John Gilmour leads all Providence defencemen in scoring through 13 games this year. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Draft.
|Defence||Providence College Friars||HEA||16||2||8||10||10||3|
Kenny Agostino leads the Bulldogs in scoring through 12 games played this year. The forward was acquired in the Jarome Iginla trade last spring.
|Left Wing||Yale Bulldogs||ECAC||12||3||7||10||10||4|
Rushan Rafikov picked up two assists in his last three games and has a plus-18 rating through 28 games played in the MHL this year. The Flames selected the defenceman in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Draft.
Matt DeBlouw has two assists in 11 games with the Spartans this year. He was the Flames seventh round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.
|Centre||Michigan State Spartans||Big Ten||11||0||2||2||11||-2|