Flames All-Time Countdown Chapter LXV: 210-206

Part 65 in the countdown features goaltenders Tyler Moss and Andrei Trefilov, defensemen Bobby Dollas and Anders Eriksson, and right winger Buster Harvey,

210. Andrei Trefilov

Trefilov was a 6’, 205 lb. Russian goaltender from the city of Moscow. Born on August 31st, 1969, he joined the Flames after getting chosen in the 12th round of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft with the 261st overall selection.

Trefilov made his North American debut with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles in 1992-93, going 23-17-3, .896, 3.19. He also appeared in one game for Calgary stopping 34 shots in a 5-5 tie with the Vancouver Canucks on November 4th.

1993-94 would see Trefilov post a 10-10-7 record with the Saint John Flames. When Calgary’s starting netminder, Mike Vernon was injured at the end of 1993, Trefilov joined the Flames for a month and a half. He went 3-4-2 with a .915 save percentage and a 2.50 goals against average. On January 11th, he stopped 19 shots as the Flames won a 1-0 contest against the Quebec Nordiques. He won by shutout for the second game in a row four days later, making 21 saves in a 10-0 Flames win over the Ottawa Senators.

Trefilov split the 1994-95 season between the Saint John and the Calgary version of the Flames, going 0-3-0, .877, 4.07 for Calgary and 1-5-1, .915, 3.13 for Saint John. He signed on with the Buffalo Sabres during the offseason.

Trefilov continued his professional career with the Sabres (8-10-1, .902, 3.54), also playing for the Rochester Americans (5-1-1), the Indianapolis Ice (9-7-2), the Chicago Blackhawks (1-5-0, .873, 3.89) and the Detroit Vipers (17-8-2, .926, 1.97). On December 29th, 1998, the Blackhawks traded him back to the Flames for "future considerations."

Over the second half of the 1998-99 season, Trefilov went 0-3-0 for the Flames, with a 4.07 goals against average and an .869 save percentage. He went on to play with the Chicago Wolves (21-9-3, .919, 2.36) and Dusselforf, Germany for six seasons.

All-Time Statline: 22 games, 3-10-3, 558 shots faced, 500 saves, .896 save percentage, 3.20 goals against average, 2.79 point shares.

209. Anders Eriksson

Eriksson, born January 9th, 1975 in Bollnas, Sweden, was a 6’3’, 218 lb. defenseman. The Detroit Red Wings chose him in the first round of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, 22nd overall.

Before joining Detroit’s organization, Eriksson played three seasons with MODO Hockey Ornskoldsvik (97 games, five goals, 16 assists). In 1995-96, he spent most of his season with the Adirondack Red Wings (75 games, six goals, 36 assists), also making his first NHL appearance with Detroit (one game, two penalty minutes).

Eriksson spent another three seasons with Detroit, spending the whole time with the parent club (150 games, nine goals, 30 assists). He also appeared with the Florida Panthers (60 games, zero goals, 21 assists), the St. John’s Maple Leafs (97 games, nine goals, 40 assists), the Toronto Maple Leafs (38 games, zero goals, two assists), Syracuse Crunch (nine goals, one goal, three assists), the Columbus Blue Jackets (145 games, seven goals, 43 assists), HV71 Jonkoping (32 games, one goal, nine assists), the Springfield Falcons (12 games, one goal, eight assists), and Magnitogorsk Metallurg (17 games, two goals, eight assists).

On July 5th, 2007 Eriksson signed on with the Flames. He appeared in 61 games and scored a single goal on 50 shots. He dished out 17 assists and spent 36 minutes in the penalty box. He registered a minus-5 rating and played 20:47 per contest. On November 8th, he scored his only goal with the Flames, a 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks. On January 5th, he earned two assists as the Flames defeated the Los Angeles Kings, 6-4. He repeated the accomplishment on March 22nd, in a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild. He earned one assist in three postseason games with Calgary.

The 2008-09 season would see Eriksson play in 64 games for the Quad City Flames (four goals, 45 assists). He rejoined Calgary for two games in the playoffs. Later, he played with the San Antonio Rampage (10 games, three assists), the Phoenix Coyotes (12 games, three assists), the Hartford Wolf Pack (eight goals, three assists), the New York Rangers (eight games, two assists), and Timra IK (six games, one assist) before finishing up his career back with MODO again, scoring two goals and 10 assists in 25 contests.

All-Time Statline: 61 games, one goal, 17 assists, minus-5 rating, 36 penalty minutes, 2.80 point shares.

208. Buster Harvey

Fred Harvey, more commonly known as "Buster," was a 5’11", 185 lb. right winger from Fredericton, New Brunswick. Born on April 2nd, 1950, he played two seasons with the Hamilton Red Wings in the OHA (103 games, 49 goals, 62 assists). The Minnesota North Stars selected him in the second round of the 1970 NHL Entry Draft, with the 17th overall pick.

Harvey played three seasons with the North Stars (199 games, 49 goals, 59 assists), spending the 1971-72 season with Minnesota’s AHL affiliate, the Cleveland Barons (73 games, 41 goals, 54 assists). On May 27th, 1974, the North Stars traded him with Jerry Byers to the Flames for John Flesch and Don Martineau.

The 1974-75 season would see Harvey rank fourth on the team with 79 games played. He scored 17 goals, including three game winners (team fifth), on 156 shots with 27 assists (team third), a plus-4 rating, and 16 penalty minutes. Atlanta finished the season at 34-31-15 record, but couldn’t make the playoffs based on the strength of the Patrick Division, in which the other three teams finished better.

Harvey played one game with the Flames in 1975-76. Atlanta traded him on October 13th to the Kansas City Scouts for Rich Lemieux and a third round pick (Miles Zaharko). After playing about half of the season with them (39 games, five goals, 12 assists), he joined the Detroit Red Wings (89 games, 19 goals, 20 assists), the Kansas City Blues (CHL, 15 games, four goals, 12 assists), and the Philadelphia Firebirds (AHL, 71 games, 10 goals, 17 assists). On November 25th, 2007, he passed away due to cancer.

All-Time Statline: 80 games, 17 goals, 27 assists, plus-4 rating, 16 penalty minutes, 2.82 point shares.

207. Bobby Dollas

Dollas was a 6’2", 220 lb. defenseman from Montreal, Quebec. Born on January 31st, 1965, he was drafted 14th by the Winnipeg Jets, in the first round of the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. The year before and the year after his selection, he played with the Laval Voisins, scoring 28 goals and 78 assists in 117 contests with 224 penalty minutes.

After parts of three seasons with the Jets (56 games, zero goals, five assists, 66 PiM), Dollas played with the Quebec Nordiques (25 games, zero goals, three assists, 18 PiM), the Detroit Red Wings (89 games, six goals, six assists, 42 PiM), the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (305 games, 28 goals, 61 assists, 213 PiM), the Edmonton Oilers (30 games, two goals, five assists, 22 PiM), Pittsburgh Penguins (75 games, two goals, eight assists), and the Ottawa Senators (one game).

On November 11th, 1999, Dollas was waived by the Sens and picked up by Calgary. On January 15th, he scored a goal with an assist in a 4-0 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. On February 9th, he scored twice as the Flames lost a 4-3 decision to the Vancouver Canucks. In total, he skated 20:09 per contest over 49 appearances. He sunk three of 36 shots on goal, dishing out seven assists and spending 28 minutes in the penalty box, with a plus-4 rating.

Dollas used free agency to sign on with the San Jose Sharks in November 2000. He would play in 16 games for the club (one goal, one assist) before closing out his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins (five games).

All-Time Statline: 49 games, three goals, seven assists, plus-4 rating, 28 penalty minutes, 2.84 point shares.

206. Tyler Moss

Moss was a 6’, 189 lb. goaltender from Ottawa, Ontario. Born on June 29th, 1975, he was a second round selection of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1993, 29th overall. Before joining the Flames, he played with the OHL’s Kingston Frontenacs (39-21-8), the IHL’s Atlanta Knights (4-2-1, .880, 4.08), the Muskegon Fury (1-1-0, .906, 2.51), the Grand Rapids Griffins (5-6-1, .904, 2.94), and the Adirondack Red Wings (1-5-2, .860, 4.97).

Moss joined the Saint John Flames after the Lightning traded him to the Flames for Jamie Huscroft on March 18th, 1997. He went 6-1-1, .940, 1.91 through the end of the season for the AHL club.

1997-98 would see Moss spend most of his time playing for Saint John (19-10-7, .923, 2.49), also making his NHL debut with Calgary on October 28th, earning a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins by stopping 26-of-29 shots. Two days later, he won in his second start, stopping 28-of-30 shots in a 4-2 win against the Phoenix Coyotes. He went 2-3-1 in six contests for Calgary, saving 89.2% of shots faced, allowing 3.27 goals per 60 minutes on ice.

In 1998-99, Moss went 3-7-0 with a .922 save percentage and a 2.51 goals against average. On December 3rd he stopped 29-of-30 Lightning shots in a 4-1 Flames win over Tampa Bay. He also went 6-2-1 for the Orlando Solar Bears.

Moss later appeared with the Kansas City Blades (18-12-5, .899, 2.98), the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (1-1-1, .895, 3.52), the Cincinnati Cyclones (5-3-1, .906, 2.85), the Carolina Hurricanes (1-6-0, .853, 3.99), the Lowell Lock Monsters (20-16-7, .929, 2.47), the Vancouver Canucks, the Manitoba Moose (31-31-10, .905, 2.84), the Toronto/Edmonton Roadrunners (31-28-4, .910, 2.63), Moscow Spartak, Khabarovsk Amur, the Hannover Scorpions, and the Nuremburg Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers.

All-Time Statline: 17 games, 5-10-1, 481 shots faced, 438 saves, .911 save percentage, 2.81 goals against average, 2.86 point shares.


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