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Flames have five picks in Entry Draft

by Mike Board / Calgary Flames

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames are set for the 2007 NHL Entry Draft scheduled for June 22 and 23 in Columbus, Ohio at the Nationwide Arena.

The Columbus Blue Jackets play host to this year’s draft featuring seven rounds and a total of

211 picks.

North American players eligible for selection in the seven rounds of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft must be born between January 1st, 1987 and September 15th 1989 and non-North American players born between January 1st, 1986 and September 15th, 1989.


2007 NHL Entry Draft preview 

The first round will take place on Friday, June 22nd beginning at 5 pm (MT) and will be broadcast live on TSN. The remaining six rounds (2-7) will take place on Saturday, June 23rd.

The Flames have a total of five picks in this year’s draft.


Flames 2007 Entry Draft Choices:


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  • Flames acquired New Jersey’s 5th round choice, 147th overall, as part of the trade for David Hale
  • Flames acquired Washington’s 6th round choice, 155th overall, as part of the trade with Chris Clark
  • Flames traded its 2nd round choice, 49th overall, to Colorado as part of the trade for Alex Tanguay
  • Flames traded its 3rd round choice, 79th overall, to New Jersey as part of the trade for David Hale
  • Flames traded its 4th round choice, 109th overall, to Los Angeles as part of the trade for Craig Conroy
  • Flames traded its 7th round choice, 199th overall, to Washington as part of the trade with Chris Clark

The Flames first round choices over the past five NHL Entry Drafts include Leland Irving (26th overall in 2006), Matt Pelech (26th overall in 2005), Kris Chucko (24th overall in 2004), Dion Phaneuf (9th overall in 2003), and Eric Nystrom (10th overall in 2002).

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