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SEAN MONAHAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Flames in no rush to sign fourth overall pick Bennett

Last year, the Flames signed Sean Monahan 22 days after taking him sixth overall at the draft. Three years ago, they inked Sven Baertschi 10 days after taking him 13th overall. But despite that history, Calgary GM Brad Treliving says there’s no reason to rush the process with his latest draftee, Sam Bennett, taken fourth overall at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. “It’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau, Sam Bennett dominate at Flames camp

Although he stands just 5’7″ and 150 pounds, Johnny Gaudreau could be an offensive dynamo for the Flames. (Calgary Herald) While last season was largely disappointing for the Calgary Flames, the future appears to be bright behind a number of young, talented forwards. 19-year-old center Sean Monahan is viewed as a future leader of this Flames team, and he enjoyed a modest rookie...
Via Around The Rink
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames' Sean Monahan mourns death of former teammate Trafford

Sean Monahan is skating with a heavy heart. The Calgary Flames rookie is mourning the loss of former minor hockey teammate Terry Trafford, a member of the Ontario Hockey League’s Saginaw Spirit who was missing for more than a week before Tuesday’s tragic news that his body had been found. “It’s a loss of words when you hear that kind of news,” Monahan said after Wednesday’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Monahan says Flames will ‘push’ for playoffs: ‘We think we can do it’

Call it youthful enthusiasm, or straight naivete — whatever the case, Flames rookie Sean Monahan is talking playoffs. “We’re going to push for a spot to get in the playoffs and we think we can do it,” Monahan told the Calgary Sun. “We’re going to push every game and see what we can do.” The Flames sit second from last in the Western Conference at the time of writing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Flames rookie sensation Monahan out with injury

Flames rookie forward Sean Monahan has a hairline fracture in his foot. The team said Thursday the 19-year-old's status is week to week. With nine goals and six assists, Monahan is second in NHL rookie scoring behind Thomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks. Monahan is also second for Calgary in scoring. The Flames have been hit hard by injuries this season. Captain Mark Giordano...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames keeping rookie Sean Monahan

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...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames: Sean Monahan strong in faceoff circle

If Sean Monahan wins a full-time job with the Calgary Flames his ability to win faceoffs will be a big reason for it. You expect some growing pains with an 18-year-old centre but Monahan has made it clear through four pre-season outings — including Monday’s 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers at the Saddledome where he went 6-for-11 — that he can already hold his own...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Calgary Flames Need To Be Careful With Sean Monahan

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! Heading into training camp, there are plenty of questions surrounding the Calgary Flames. Perhaps the biggest and most important question going forward is how should the team handle Sean Monahan? Given the Flames lack of depth and NHL ready talent up the middle, Monahan is all but a lock to make the roster should the Flames want...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Calgary Flames: How Should Sean Monahan Be Utilized?

You can follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell! Monday afternoon the Calgary Flames signed top prospect Sean Monahan to a three-year entry-level contract. While nothing will be given the 18-year-old pivot who was selected 6th overall during the NHL Draft in June, chances are he'll be on the Flames opening night roster. Whether he stays in Calgary for a nine game look or...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Flames Sign 1st-Round Pick Sean Monahan

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed their 2013 first round pick (6th overall), centre Sean Monahan to a three year entry level contract. “Getting Sean signed prior to Rookie Camp and Main Camp has always been our priority and we are very pleased to have him in the fold,” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “From our very first interaction...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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