Yesterday the Flames began their annual summer development camp at Canada Olympic Park, with both groups skating and completing drills during afternoon sessions.
Today, the two groups will do the same in the morning (beginning at 9AM) followed by a group session at 2:30PM. 27 members of the Flames organization are attending the camp, along with twelve players that have been invited on Amateur Try-out Agreements, all of which are listed below (via flames.nhl.com):
|Group A||Group B|
|Carter Bancks||Sven Baertschi|
|Chris Breen||Sean Callaghan|
|Ryan Culkin||Turner Elson|
|Matt DeBlouw||Coda Gordon|
|David Eddy||Ryan Howse|
|Michael Ferland||Mark Jankowski|
|John Gaudreau||Brett Kulak|
|Markus Granlund||James Martin|
|Conner Hardowa||John McGuire|
|Roman Horak||Gaelan Patterson|
|Ross Johnston||John Ramage|
|Brady Lamb||Max Reinhart|
|Wade Murphy||Eric Robinson|
|Greg Nemisz||Carter Rowney|
|Patrick Sieloff||Tim Schaller|
|Garrett Thompson||Dustin Sylvester|
|Frank Vatrano||Tyler Wotherspoon|
|Jared Coreau||Dan Bakala|
|Jon Gillies||Laurent Brossoit|
*Names in italics are camp invitees and names in bold are 2012 draft picks.
I won't be attending this year due to a silly little thing called a day job but I would love to hear thoughts and observations from anyone who will be! I'll be especially interested to hear about the likes of John Gaudreau, Markus Granlund, Mark Jankowski, Max Reinhart, and as always, SVEN.