Hockey. Is. Back. Flames Prospect Camp is officially underway and that means that the 2021-22 season is here. Ryan and Brendan take a look at what camp will look like for the dozens of Flames hopefuls, and why this week-long evaluation is such a big deal for those on the cusp. Plus, the guys welcome top prospects Dustin Wolf and Connor Zary in for an exclusive, one-on-one chat before the fun begins with Thursday's on-ice sessions.
The players are back in town and rookie camp is only days away! On this episode, Ryan and Brendan take a look at what was a newsy week around the 'Dome, with four signings - including two from outside the organization. The guys also welcome Flames goalie Jacob Markstrom in for a one-on-one chat, detailing an eventful off-season, looking back on the year that was, and how entering the new season with "a chip on (his) shoulder" has fuelled that competitive fire more than ever before.
With training camp right around the corner, the excitement of a new season is officially upon us! On this episode, Flames defenceman Juuso Valimaki checks in from his home in Finland and breaks down what promises to be a big year. From popping the question to his longtime girlfriend back in June, to his intense, off-season training program, the 22-year-old is ready to put the summer behind him and turn heads with even bigger role when the action kicks off later this month.
On this episode, Mitch Love - the new head coach of the Flames' AHL affiliate - drops by to chat about the upcoming season. From spending the past 10 years as a coach at the WHL level and winning gold with Canada's National Junior Team, to now, getting his first crack in the professional ranks, Love brings a wealth of experience that will help the next wave of prospects achieve their goals.
Who could be available for the Flames when they pick at 13? We cover that and much more