Sep 21, 2014; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames left wing Brandon Bollig (25) skates on the ice in front of Edmonton Oilers center Boyd Gordon (27) at Scotiabank Saddledome. Flames won 1-0. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports
Happy Bolliggiving! The Blackhawks welcome Brandon Bollig and the Calgary Flames to the United Center. The Flames are 1-2 on the season. With this being the first time the Blackhawks will see the Flames this season, here are five Flames to watch:
5. Sean Monahan: Monahan was the 6th overall pick of the Flames in the 2013 NHL draft. Monahan played 75 games with the Flames last season. He had 22 goals and 12 assists last year. He was a -20 on the season last year. Monahan is being projected as a 50 point guy this season. Scouts state that Monahan is a good two way forward with leadership qualities.
aka Johnny Hockey: Johnny Hockey was drafted in the 4th round of the 2011 NHL entry draft. Johnny Hockey spent 2011-14 with the Boston College Golden Eagles; he won theHobey Baker
Award in 2014. He appeared in one game with the Flames last season scoring one goal. Johnny Hockey along with Monahan are the future of the Calgary Flames. Johnny Hockey is yet to get on the score sheet this season.
3. Mason Raymond: Raymond was brought into provide some veteran scoring on the wing. Raymond comes to the Flames this season. He spent the majority of this career with the Cannucks and played last season with the Maple Leafs. Last season he had 19 goals and 26 assists with the Maple Leafs. He was a -7 on the season. This season he has 3 goals in three games with the Flames.