Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: So begins the second half for some, first half for others

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we'll take a dive into how the Flames' prospects have done in their respective leagues. With the ongoing pandemic, not every league is currently playing. Here is this week's league status report: AHL The AHL is planning to start on February 5, with 28 teams set … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: So begins the second half for some, first half for others

Dustin Wolf played well in relief for USA but Yan Kuznetsov, Russia earn the win in World Juniors action

The World Juniors officially kicked off yesterday. Two Flames prospects were in action in the nightcap between USA and Russia. Game recap In a game billed as a battle between two of the top goalies in the tournament, both started off shaky. The Russians got on the board first, with Vasili Ponomaryov, a Carolina Hurricanes' … Continue reading Dustin Wolf played well in relief for USA but Yan Kuznetsov, Russia earn the win in World Juniors action

Dustin Wolf stops all shots in World Juniors pre-tournament game as USA beats Finland

Hockey is officially back in Alberta's capital as the World Junior Championship opened with country versus country hockey action with two tune-up games to kick off the international tournament. A Calgary Flames prospect saw game-action too, as their 2019 7th round pick Dustin Wolf suited up for United States in the second game of the … Continue reading Dustin Wolf stops all shots in World Juniors pre-tournament game as USA beats Finland

Yan Kuznetsov is a must-watch Calgary Flames prospect at the 2021 World Juniors

In the last World Juniors, the Calgary Flames only had Dustin Wolf playing backup for Team USA. This time around, the Flames will be properly represented at this year's World Junior Championships taking place in Edmonton. Joining Wolf will be Connor Zary and Jakob Pelletier for Team Canada, and Yan Kuznetsov for Team Russia. Both … Continue reading Yan Kuznetsov is a must-watch Calgary Flames prospect at the 2021 World Juniors

Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Almost time for World Juniors

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we'll take a dive into how the Flames' prospects have done in their respective leagues. With the ongoing pandemic, not every league is currently playing. Here is this week's league status report: AHL Currently not playing. The most recent return date announced is February 5th, but … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Almost time for World Juniors

Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Koumontzis stays hot, more leagues cool down

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we'll take a dive into how the Flames' prospects have done in their respective leagues. With the ongoing pandemic, not every league is currently playing. Here is this week's league status report: AHL Currently not playing. The most recent return date announced is February 5th, but … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Koumontzis stays hot, more leagues cool down

Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: NCAA heats up, COVID pauses the Q

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we'll take a dive into how the Flames' prospects have done in their respective leagues. With the ongoing pandemic, not every league is currently playing. Here is this week's league status report: AHL Currently not playing. The most recent return date announced is February 5th, but … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: NCAA heats up, COVID pauses the Q

Calgary Flames prospect Johannes Kinnvall is turning heads in Sweden

The Calgary Flames have undergone some pretty big changes to their defensive personnel and depth chart over the past year. The organization has seen some lineup mainstays like T.J Brodie and Travis Hamonic walk out the door. Meanwhile plenty of fresh new faces have come into the fold including Chris Tanev and Conner Mackey. The … Continue reading Calgary Flames prospect Johannes Kinnvall is turning heads in Sweden

Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Team Canada Camp starts, Flames prospects heat up

Welcome to the TWC Flames prospect update. Each week, we'll take a dive into how the Flames' prospects have done in their respective leagues. With the ongoing pandemic, not every league is currently playing. Here is this week's league status report: AHL Currently not playing. The most recent return date announced is February 5th, but … Continue reading Calgary Flames Prospect Roundup: Team Canada Camp starts, Flames prospects heat up

Visualising Doug Wilson's San Jose Sharks draft picks (2003-2019 NHL Drafts) Tracking the progression of the 120 players drafted by the Sharks during Wilson's tenure as general manager. A data visualisation is shown as a modified alluvial diagram to track player progression.

Visualising the development of San Jose Sharks draft picks made by Doug Wilson

The San Jose Sharks have one of the NHL's longest tenured general managers in Doug Wilson (only the Nashville Predators and David Poile have had a longer such executive relationship). Since being named the Sharks' GM in 2003, Wilson has seen the team win a Presidents' Trophy in 2008-09, make the Stanley Cup Finals in … Continue reading Visualising the development of San Jose Sharks draft picks made by Doug Wilson