Found October 23, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Calgary Flames had a big decision on their hands regarding the future of star freshman Sean Monahan. On Wednesday they made it. The Flames announced they’re keeping the 19-year-old center for the remainder of the season rather than returning him to his junior club in OHL Ottawa. Monahan who sits third among all rookie skaters with nine points in nine games has been the focus of much conversation in recent weeks. While he’s been an important contributor in Calgary (t-2nd in points) and deserving of his spot in the NHL arguments have been made suggesting the Flames — not considered to be a playoff contender — should return him to junior and save a year of his entry-level contract in the process. But according to Flames GM Jay Feaster the organization just couldn’t hold the sixth overall pick at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft back. “We feel good about [Monahan]” Feaster told the team website. “We feel good about the decision we’ve made. “I think he’s a unique individual… in his determ

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Sean Monahan will remain with the Calgary Flames this season instead of being returned to his junior club. A junior-eligible player is allowed to play up to nine games in the NHL without costing the team a year of his entry-level contract. Monahan has six goals and three assists in his first nine games. ''We feel good about the decision we've made,'' general...

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