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Flames Future Watch Update: 06.01.14

A look at how Flames prospects in the WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and MHL are doing

Monday, 06.01.2014 / 8:26 AM / Future Watch
By Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)

CALGARY, AB -- Boston College senior Bill Arnold came up with an outstanding performance on Saturday at the Frozen Fenway, scoring one goal and assisting on both of Johnny Gaudreau's tallies.

With five goals and 26 points in 19 games this season, Arnold sits fourth in the Hockey East scoring race and third in team scoring. His 21 assists lead all Hockey East skaters.

The Flames drafted Arnold in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

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


Eric Roy collect three assists in four games over the past week. 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 36 4 22 26 37 -8

Morgan Klimchuk returned to action this past week after missing a chunk of time with a lower body injury. He skated in two games, scoring one goal and two assists. 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 28 13 19 32 9 11

Coda Gordon also returned to action this week, skating in three games and scoring two goals and two assists. 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 30 15 22 37 8 11

Keegan Kanzig skated in four games over the last week, racking up 9 PIM. 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 36 2 2 4 66 15

Brett Kulak posted six assists in four games over the last week. Kulak is second in team scoring with 43 points. He was the Flames fourth round pick in 2012.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Vancouver Giants WHL 43 13 30 43 37 -6

Emile Poirier skated in two games last week and posted four points (hat trick and one assist) in Gatineau's 8-4 win over Sherbrooke on Jan 3. The Flames selected Poirier 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Left Wing Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 38 27 30 57 91 18

Ryan Culkin played in two games last week, scoring two goals and four points in that span. He was the Flames fifth round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft.

POSITION TEAM LEAGUE GP G A PTS PIM +/-
Defence Quebec Remparts QMJHL 38 5 31 36 26 -5

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 17 0 4 4 10 -1

Johnny Gaudreau scored twice in Boston College's 4-3 win over Notre Dame at the Frozen Fenway. 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 19 17 18 35 14 23

Bill Arnold scored one goal and two assists against Notre Dame at the Frozen Fenway on Jan. 4. 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 19 5 21 26 33 21

Jon Gillies has returned from the 2014 World Junior Championship and will be resuming his duties as starting netminder this week. 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 is third in team scoring with 12 points on the year. 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 20 7 5 12 6 7

John Gilmour leads all Providence defencemen in scoring through 20 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 20 2 9 11 12 4

Kenny Agostino leads the Bulldogs in scoring through 14 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 14 5 7 12 12 6

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
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