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Revisionist History: Canes draft Sean Monahan

Revisionist History: Canes draft Sean Monahan

Oh, how the winds could have changed. You knew I was the right man to write the next installment in this series. It’s no secret my disdain for the Hurricanes drafting Elias Lindholm, adding to years of mediocrity by reaching on a player that should have been drafted a few picks lower. Now that the two-way forward has been traded away by the organization, it’s important to try to imagine a world in which the Hurricanes drafter the forward taken sixth overall: center Sean Monahan. Need a first-line center? Need a forward that can score goals? Need a forward that creates opportunities?...
Flames Top 25 Under 25: #4- Noah Hanifin

Flames Top 25 Under 25: #4- Noah Hanifin

Another newcomer to the Flames vaults into the Top 5. #4 - Noah Hanifin Position: D Age: 21 Team: Calgary Flames (NHL) Drafted: 2015, Round 1, Pick 5 (Carolina Hurricanes) Last Year: N/A Voting Points: 2994 One young defenceman for another younger defenceman. That’s how you can look at the Flames getting Noah Hanifin in the deal that sent Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and Adam Fox to Carolina during the NHL Draft. Hanifin is 21, been pretty solid in his 3 years in the league and the second #5 overall pick the Flames received in the trade (Elias Lindholm being the other). Now, you...
Flames Top 25 Under 25: #5- Elias Lindholm

Flames Top 25 Under 25: #5- Elias Lindholm

It took a lot to get Lindholm to Calgary, but he’s now part of the Flames core for a good amount of time. #5 - Elias Lindholm Position: C Age: 23 Team: Calgary Flames (NHL) Drafted: 2013, Round 1, Pick 5 (Carolina Hurricanes) Last Year: N/A Voting Points: 2937 When you’re the big off season acquisition there will be big expectations and that’s just what awaits Elias Lindholm in Calgary. The Flames traded Dougie Hamilton, Micheal Ferland and Adam Fox to the Hurricanes on draft day for Lindholm and Noah Hanifin with hopes that Lindholm could fill some of the offensive woes that plagued...

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