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The Calgary Flames hockey club issued a statement Tuesday, that team officials have met with prospect Michael Ferland to discuss an assault charge laid on him as a result of an incident that occurred during a bar outing in Cochrane, Alberta, a small Canadian town about an hour and a half outside of Banff.
Ferland is a 20-year-old, left winger who was drafted to the Flames in 2010. He has since played with the WHL Brandon Wheat Kings, a junior hockey leagues that kind of functions as a developmental league much like the NBA D-League or NCAA does for NBA prospects. Hockey players are often drafted in high school to a junior league and then the NHL during their first couple years of college. College programs do little for advancement into an NHL career.
Ferland has been charged with aggravated assault and assault as a result of the incident that reportedly occurred. Police were called to a bar on July 29. According to the police, at around 1:10 AM, a male was pushed outside the bar. ...
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The Calgary Flames are trying to figure out just exactly how expendable defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is after the team signed Dennis Wideman. Aside from deciding whether they can afford to trade Bouwmeester, the Flames also have to decipher whether or not they can afford to keep him, especially if the NHL lowers the salary cap whenever a new collective bargaining agreement...
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A lot's been made about Calgary Flames defenseman Jay Bouwmeester this summer. I suspect a lot of it has to do with Calgary's desire to shed some of their heavy internal cap, but it's also lands on a pretty favorable mark when it comes to your basic supply // demand curve. Supply's pretty low -- be it through players available...
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Sorry for being absent for the last little bit. The fact is I ma struggling to find a fresh angle to give you guys when it comes to the Flames. Frankly all the talk about whether Calgary should or should not trade Jay Bouwmeester is starting to get on my nerves. In addition I find it trying to criticize or Salute Flames management right...
Given that there isnât a whole lot to discuss right now, I thought it may be interesting to look over the current Flames roster, and further their salaries over the next two years.
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