Flames Future Watch Update: 30.12.13

Check out how Flames prospects in the WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and MHL are doing

Monday, 30.12.2013 / 11:36 AM / Future Watch
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)

CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames 2011 fourth round pick Johnny Gaudreau had an excellent week, potting two goals and five points in a pair of games.

The 20-year-old was also named the Three Rivers Classic MVP on Dec. 28.

Through 18 games, Gaudreau has amassed 33 points, leading Hockey East in scoring. He also leads Hockey East with 15 goals scored and a 1.83 points-per-game average.

He has also broken his old point streak of 12 games he posted last season, spanning from Oct. 13 to Nov. 30, 2012, and has now scored at least one point in his last 13 games. Gaudreau’s current point streak commenced on Nov. 1, 2013, and he has scored 25 points during that time, with 12 goals and 13 assists.

See how Flames prospects in the WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and MHL are doing this year in our weekly update.


Eric Roy skated in two games this past week, collecting three assists in Brandon's 8-0 drubbing of Regina on Dec. 27. He was selected by the Flames in the fifth round (135th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 32 4 19 23 30 -8

Morgan Klimchuk is sidelined with a lower body injury and has not played since Nov. 23. He is, however, close to returning to action. The Calgary native recently signed a three-year entry level with the Flames.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Regina Pats WHL 26 12 17 29 9 9

Coda Gordon has not played in a few 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.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Swift Current Broncos WHL 27 13 20 33 6 15

Keegan Kanzig's plus-19 is tied for the lead amongst Royals skaters. The Flames signed Kanzig to a three-year entry level deal earlier this month. The defenceman was drafted in third round of the 2013 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Victoria Royals WHL 32 2 2 4 57 19

Brett Kulak notched two assists in a pair of games this past week. Kulak is second in team scoring, trailing Carter Popoff by four points. He was the Flames fourth round pick in 2012.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Vancouver Giants WHL 39 13 25 38 35 -2

Emile Poirier recorded a hat trick last week, pushing the Olympiques to a 4-2 win over Blainville-Boisbriand on Dec. 28. The Flames selected Poirier 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 36 24 29 53 89 18

Ryan Culkin recorded assists in both games he has played in the past week. He was the Flames fifth round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Quebec Remparts QMJHL 36 3 29 32 22 -3

Tim Harrison was the Flames sixth round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft. He is a freshman at Colgate.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Right Wing Colgate Raiders ECAC 15 0 3 3 8 -1

Johnny Gaudreau had quite the week, rattling off five points in two games and was named the Three Rivers Classic on Dec. 28. The Carneys Point, NJ leads Hockey East with a 1.83 points-per-game average. Gaudreau was the Flames fourth round pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Boston College Eagles HEA 18 15 18 33 14 21

Bill Arnold potted three assists in two games last week and sits third in team scoring. The Flames selected the centre in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Boston College Eagles HEA 18 4 19 23 33 18

Jon Gillies is in Sweden, playing for the USA in the 2014 World Junior Championship. He is 2-0 thus far, making 50 saves on 54 shots in those outings. Gillies was the Flames third round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP W L T GAA S%
Goaltender Providence College Friars HEA 15 10 1 3 1.88 .941

Mark Jankowski picked up one assist in the lone game Providence played last week. The forward was the Flames first round selection in the 2012 NHL Draft and is in his sophomore season at Providence.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Providence College Friars HEA 18 7 5 12 6 7

John Gilmour leads all Providence defencemen in scoring through 18 games this year. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2013 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Providence College Friars HEA 18 2 8 10 10 3

Kenny Agostino leads the Bulldogs in scoring through 13 games played this year. The forward was acquired in the Jarome Iginla trade last spring.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Yale Bulldogs                    ECAC 13 4 7 11 12 5

Rushan Rafikov 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.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Loko Yaroslavl                   MHL 28 6 7 13 20 18


Matt DeBlouw has two assists in 13 games with the Spartans this year. He was the Flames seventh round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Centre Michigan State Spartans       Big Ten 13 0 2 2 13 -1
2013 FLAMES PICKS
SEAN MONAHAN
CENTRE - CGY
Round 1 - 6th Overall
EMILE POIRIER
LEFT WING - CGY
Round 1 - 22nd Overall
MORGAN KLIMCHUK
LEFT WING - CGY
Round 1 - 28th Overall
KEEGAN KANZIG
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 3 - 67th Overall
ERIC ROY
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 5 - 135th Overall
TIM HARRISON
RIGHT WING - CGY
Round 6 - 157th Overall
RUSHAN RAFIKOV
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 7 - 187th Overall
JOHN GILMOUR
DEFENCE - CGY
Round 7 - 198th Overall