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Michael Ferland | Winger

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (22) / 4/20/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
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Michael Ferland has been assigned to the minors.
He has one assist in 10 games with Calgary this season. Ferland's first NHL point came on Nov. 22 against New Jersey. Dec 11 - 5:25 PM

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The Calgary Flames have been awfully impressed with the play of rookie Michael Ferland.

Coach Bob Hartley thought Ferland played the best game of his limited NHL career on Thursday in a win over Colorado in which he was held off the scoresheet but managed six hits including five in the opening frame. "Ferly, that was his best game – that was the best game he’s played in the NHL," coach Bob Hartley said. "And it’s only starting. There’s many more to come. Ferly delivered exactly the assignment that we had given him. I love this kid. Right now, he’s just getting in gear. He has very high expectations of himself." The fifth round pick in the 2010 Draft has been a pleasant surprise for the Flames. He has only one assist in eight NHL games this season, but the scoring should come soon as he has always scored at every level. He is not worth a fantasy chance in traditional pools this season.
Dec 6 - 5:34 AM

Before he made it to the NHL, Michael Ferland was considering bringing his hockey career to an abrupt end.

Ferland was discouraged by his struggles while attempting to transition from the junior level to minors. "I think it was just being young and just sick of everything, thinking everyone was out to get me," Ferland said. "But going through all that adversity really made me who I am today." He's grown a lot over the last few years though and while he just has three NHL games under his belt, he has the potential to establish himself as a regular with the Flames.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 24 - 8:26 AM

Michael Ferland picked up his first NHL point on Saturday when he assisted on the power play goal by Josh Jooris.

Ferland almost quit hockey after his first professional season as he was sent to the AHL after training camp and the Abbotsford team then sent him to the ECHL after just seven games. But eventually Ferland returned and has been up with the big club all season, playing in only his third game on Saturday as he has recovered from a concussion. He is worth keeping an eye on in deep leagues as he does see some power play time.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 23 - 7:22 AM

Updating an earlier item, Michael Ferland will be back in the lineup on Thursday.

He suffered a concussion during his NHL debut on Oct. 31 and he hasn't played since.
Nov 20 - 1:32 PM

Michael Ferland (concussion) looks like he'll return to Calgary's lineup on Thursday night.

He's projected to center the fourth line between Devin Setoguchi and Brandon Bollig. The Flames moved David Jones to injured reserve and Ferland should be expected to be activated to play.
Nov 20 - 1:01 PM

Michael Ferland (concussion) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Ferland sustained the injury during his NHL debut on Oct. 31. He dealt with some short-term memory issues, but he feels 100% now and has been skating for a few days. He's not expected to return in time for Thursday's game against Arizona.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 13 - 4:21 AM

Michael Ferland (concussion) has been placed on injured reserve.

He hasn't played since Oct. 31 when he was hurt in his NHL debut.
Nov 10 - 4:21 PM

Michael Ferland had a shot on goal and a couple of hits in his NHL debut on Friday.

The Flames fifth round pick in the 2010 Draft was fishing in upstate New York when he got the call that he was being recalled. Well, it took about 10 calls as he missed most of them while out on the lake. Nevertheless, Ferland, who had four goals and nine points in nine AHL games with Adirondack, finally picked up and was on his way to Calgary to make his first appearance in the National Hockey League.
Source: Calgary Sun
Nov 1 - 5:09 AM

Michael Ferland has been called up by the Flames.

Ferland is expected to make his NHL debut on Friday. He has four goals and nine points in nine AHL games this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Oct 31 - 10:31 AM

Michael Ferland has been sent to the AHL by the Calgary Flames.

Ferland had 18 points and 31 penalty minutes in 25 AHL games last season. Although he didn't make the team, he had a strong training camp.
Oct 3 - 1:11 PM

Michael Ferland has had one of the most impressive camp performances this season, according to Flames assistant GM Craig Conroy.

Ferland is trying to bounce back after being sidelined for most of the 2013-14 campaign. Nothing has been secured yet, but he has a legitimate shot of making the team's opening game roster.
Source: Calgary Sun
Oct 1 - 7:27 AM

Michael Ferland is making a strong argument for the Flames' keeping him beyond training camp.

Ferland had two goals and some big hits in Sunday's 2-1 victory over Colorado. "What's impressive about a young player like Ferly is that for all those young kids, now we're getting closer and closer to NHL hockey," Flames head coach Bob Hartley said. "You don't want to have a separation. You need to keep up with the pace, and Ferly was a force." He had six goals and 18 points in 25 AHL games in 2013-14.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sep 29 - 10:05 AM

Michael Ferland scored both Calgary goals as the Flames defeated the Colorado Avalanche 2-1 on Sunday.

Ferland scored the opening goal of the game in the first period, and then added the go-ahead goal in the second period. The 22-year-old rookie started last season in the AHL with Abbotsford before having season ending knee surgery. Ferland has a good combination of size and skill and may have a shot at making the Flames’ roster if he continues to play well.
Sep 28 - 10:34 PM

Michael Ferland left Flames practice early with an undisclosed injury.

The Flames said that there was no issue with the winger. Ferland scored 47 goals in his last season in junior and had six goals and 18 points in 25 games with Abbotsford of the AHL last season as a knee injury curtailed his season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sep 21 - 6:12 AM

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