Mark Jankowski (Nick Fleehart/The Hockey Writers)
Guy Gadowsky Reflects On Experience As Guest Coach With Calgary Flames
Can Jankowski Ignite the Flames?
“The main thing for us is to get out of the gates with a strong start, but play the right way right from the start.”Penn State starts its seventh season under Gadowsky this weekend, traveling to upstate
New York for two games against Clarkson and St. Lawrence on October 6 and
he was going to be a project. Not only did he need to develop his game, he needed to develop physically which doesn’t happen overnight.The Flames are rock-solid on defence, where Giordano, Dougie Hamilton, T.J. Brodie, Mike Stone and the newly acquired Travis Hamonic give Calgary an abundance of size, speed and skill in their top-five defence.
Is Warren Foegele this year’s “Big Jankowski”? – Calgary Flames 2011 first round pick Mark Jankowski (Lisa McRitchie/Kukla’s Korner)While this season’s team is largely the same, the Flames will have to adjust to a new goaltending tandem for a second straight year.
“I’ve put in a lot of hard work over the years and a lot of time and effort, and I think it’s going to pay off,” said Jankowski in a Calgary Herald article. “It’s been an incredible
journey. Ever since I was drafted, my goal was to make the Flames and stick with the Flames, and I think this is the year where I can do that.
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During his first press conference of the season last Thursday, Penn State’s bench boss further reflected on what he took away from the time he spent in Calgary.
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step in the right direction for the Flames to become more physically competitive, especially against teams like the Anaheim Ducks.