Sean Monahan RUMORS & NEWS

  • Monahan says Flames will ‘push’ for playoffs: ‘We think we can do it’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Call it youthful enthusiasm, or straight naivete — whatever the case, Flames rookie Sean Monahan is talking playoffs. “We’re going to push for a spot to get in the playoffs and we think we can do it,” Monahan told the Calgary Sun. “We’re going to push every game and see what we can do.” The..." February 25

  • Sean Monahan struggles coming back from injury for Calgary

    Calgary Sun "Sean Monahan has a bit of extra luggage on this five-game road-trip. A walking boot. The Calgary Flames rookie sensation returned to the lineup for Saturday’s 2-1 overtime victory against the Buffalo Sabres, but he’ll continue to wear a protective cast away from the rink after missing seven..." December 15

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    CGY told Hockey Canada today Sean Monahan would not be released to play for CAN in the WJC.

  • Flames Sean Monahan, Dennis Wideman out with injuries

    Calgary Sun "The Calgary Flames are already in tough to win games with a healthy lineup. After losing more key players to long-term injuries, life isn’t about to become any easier as they head to Southern California for a two-game road trip which begins Friday afternoon in Anaheim. Rookie standout centre..." November 29

  • Flames to keep rookie Monahan for season

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Calgary Flames had a big decision on their hands regarding the future of star freshman Sean Monahan. On Wednesday they made it. The Flames announced they’re keeping the 19-year-old center for the remainder of the season rather than returning him to his junior club in OHL..." October 23

  • Monahan scores again as Flames continue sizzling start by beating Kings 3-2

    Calgary Herald "As his linemate as his roommate Sven Baertschi might be able to explain Sean Monahan’s near-nightly productivity. Gamely the young winger takes a crack at it. “The main thing I like the way he’s getting himself into good scoring positions” Baertschi was saying before Monday’s contest. “He’s..." October 22

  • Flames’ rookie Monahan gaining confidence against the NHL’s best

    Calgary Herald "Sean Monahan is many things. Young and green. Focused on his own game Focused on making a living in the National Hockey League. But he is not oblivious. So when he glides onto the ice to take a faceoff and he sees the San Jose Sharks deploy Joe Thornton . . . well let’s just say the kid..." October 21

  • As nine-game deadline nears, Sean Monahan must pass a final gruelling gauntlet

    Calgary Herald "Ryan Getzlaf. Joe Thornton. Logan Couture. Anze Kopitar. Mike Richards. Jeff Carter. Jarret Stoll. A hockey equivalent rollcall of the Rack the Judas Chair the Stocks and Heretic’s Fork (a particularly nasty bit of business involving well-sharpened pincers engraved with the word “abiuro” Latin..." October 15

  • Sven Baertschi, Sean Monahan showing chemistry for Flames

    Calgary Sun "On the periodic table of the elements atomic No. 56 is known as Barium shortened to Ba. Barium is so highly reactive it’s never found on its own in nature. Molybdenum is atomic number 42 and shortened to Mo. Molybdenum has an incredibly high melting point so it’s used in making strong..." October 14

  • Monahan sparks Flames 3-2 win over Habs

    Calgary Sun "Monahan mania is spreading. Midway though the first period of the Flames 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens the nation's favourite golfer weighed in on the Calgary rookie. “Absolutely loving this Monahan kid!” avid Flames fan Graham DeLaet wrote on Twitter. Monahan the prized No. 6..." October 10

  • Monahan bulked up physically and boned up on NHL game

    Calgary Herald "As one of the top centres on the Ottawa 67’s roster Sean Monahan made a point of studying others in his position around the Ontario Hockey League. So it should come as no surprise that when the Calgary Flames prizes prospect left development camp in July he picked up the same research habits..." September 05

  • Flames prospect Sean Monahan likely to sign with club soon

    Calgary Sun "He signed hats. He signed jerseys. During the Calgary Flames’ week-long development camp, sixth-overall pick Sean Monahan signed almost everything but an entry-level deal with the club. “It’s not a worry, I don’t think,” Monahan said after Tuesday’s final on-ice session at WinSport’s..." July 17

  • MacKinnon tops Bob McKenzie's final draft rankings

    TSN.ca "In an NHL season of wild momentum swings and dramatic finishes -- see Game 7 of Toronto-Boston and Game 6 of Chicago-Boston -- perhaps we shouldn't be surprised the race for No. 1 in the NHL draft has been a wild ride of its own, with a series of entertaining twists and turns. Halifax Moosehead..." June 26

  • Eye on the draft: Sean Monahan

    News & Observer "The Canes have the No. 5 selection in Sunday's NHL Entry Draft. This week CanesNow will take a look at potential picks. Today: Sean Monahan. If the Canes are looking for a center and Aleksander Barkov is off the board, this could be their guy. Monahan has the size at 6-2 and 187 pounds, the..." June 25

  • Team should go for gold in upcoming draft

    Toronto Star "The wreckage of the Maple Leafs’ post-season campaign is no longer a smoking, stinking hulk. The cleanup is well underway, and unless you’re at home replaying the final 90 seconds of regulation and overtime over and over and over in morbid fascination, some measure of perspective has probably..." June 06

  • Jones finishes in top spot in Craig Button's draft rankings

    TSN.ca "While Halifax Moosehead forwards Nathan MacKinnon and Jonathan Drouin grabbed the spotlight with their championship-winning performance at the Memorial Cup, TSN Scout Craig Button believes Seth Jones is still the best blue-chipper going into this month's NHL Draft. The Portland Winterhawks..." June 04

  • Monahan looking forward to Draft Combine

    NHL.com "Hi everyone! As you all know, the NHL Combine is being held this week and I'll be arriving in Toronto at the hotel on Monday. Right now, I'm still not certain who my roommate will be, but looking forward to that. I've been preparing for this event for a while with practice interviews and..." May 27

  • Sean Monahan, top prospect for 2013 NHL draft, steps up in critical contest

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Monahan's dressing room nickname — Monny — might have to be altered to Money. Friday night was a classic example of why the Ottawa 67's centre is at the top of next season's NHL draft class. Series tied 2-2 with the Belleville Bulls. Game tied 2-2 with fewer than 10 minutes to play. National..." May 05

  • Monahan developed thanks to ex-teammates' help

    NHL.com "Sean Monahan had quite an advantage in his first two Ontario Hockey League seasons, getting to play alongside three of the finest prospects in the league. As it turns out, time with Tyler Toffoli, Shane Prince and Cody Ceci with the Ottawa 67's has given Monahan the extra tools needed to..." May 05

  • Sean Monahan shows he is a NHLer already, playing hurt for a mathematically eliminated team

    Yahoo! Sports "The contrast between the environment Ottawa 67's star Sean Monahan plays in and those of fellow top NHL draft prospects Jonathan Drouin, Nathan MacKinnon and Seth Jones is unmistakable. It's so obvious I wondered if anyone needed to have it pointed out, honestly. In every draft class, there are..." May 05

  • Button's Mock Draft Has Avalanche Taking Seth Jones

    TSN.ca "With the order now set for the first 14 picks in the 2013 NHL Draft, it's time to start dreaming up where the next crop of NHL stars will land. TSN Scout Craig Button has already completed his first mock draft based on the results of Monday's Draft Lottery and has predicted the Colorado..." May 02