|Assets:||A good-sized winger, he is at his best when shooting the puck. Can go to the dirty areas of the ice in order to produce. Works hard on the ice.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal skating ability, so he must work extra hard just to be able to keep up with the speed of the National Hockey League game.|
|Career Potential:||Big scoring winger with some upside.|
|9/27/2014||Assigned to the Adirondack Flames (AHL).|
|7/13/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/12/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|3/05/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|2/23/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|2/20/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/12/2013||Signed by the Calgary Flames to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|3/28/2013||Acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins.|
|3/28/2013||Calgary Flames traded Jarome Iginla to the Pittsburgh Penguins for Ben Hanowski, Kenny Agostino and a 2013 first-round draft pick .|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 3rd round (63rd overall) in 2009.|
Ben Hanowski working on his skating style | 07/13/2014 10:23 AM
NewsNow that he is relieved that he received a new, one-year contract from the Calgary Flames, big left winger Ben Hanowski will be working on his skating style.
ImpactThe 6-foot-2, 210-pounder has scheduled training sessions with a group of NHLers in his home state of Minnesota and one-on-one work with a skating instructor. "I think my skating has been an issue, probably since I was in college. I'm just working on the technical side of it - just being a more efficient, fluid skater," Hanowski said. "I think I have a lot of wasted energy in my stride, and it's just not very efficient, so that's something I'm try to fix up. Just trying to become faster and, overall, a better skater."
| 03/06/2014 2:24 AM
NewsBen Hanowski was called up from the minors on Wednesday March 5.
Ben Hanowski sent back to the minors | 02/24/2014 5:13 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have sent Ben Hanowski back to Abbotsford of the AHL.
ImpactHanowski was recalled during the break. He has not played in the NHL this season after playing five games in 2012-13, scoring once.
Ben Hanowski doesn't make Flames' roster | 09/18/2013 6:53 PM
NewsBen Hanowski has been reassigned to the AHL Abbotsford Heat.
ImpactHanowski scored a goal in five games with the Flames last season. It wouldn't be surprising to see him get another NHL stint before the 2013-14 campaign is over.
Ben Hanowski emphasizes conditioning | 07/14/2013 10:29 AM
NewsSome time with the Calgary Flames late in the 2013 season clued Ben Hanowski into in to the dramatic difference between college and NHL-level conditioning.
Impact"You would think (I was in top condition possible), but it's a different animal," Hanowski said. "Those guys have been putting in years getting in shape, so you really have to push it. For a guy like me - not the fastest guy - I have to make sure I do things the right way."
Evacuation frightens Calgary's Ben Hanowski | 06/22/2013 10:29 AM
NewsFlames prospect Ben Hanowski was one of thousands evacuated from his Alberta home Friday because of massive flooding.
ImpactThe 22-year-old from Little Falls, Minn., has been sharing an apartment with center Max Reinhart, but he was forced to find alternate accommodations as water spilled into the downtown core Friday. "For me, it was definitely scary this morning," Hanowski said. "I've never been a part of a dangerous natural disaster like this, and then it's in a city I don't know and I don't really know my way around that well. So, for me, it was hectic and scary just trying to figure out where I was going to go and how I was going to go about getting there. It was almost terrifying, a little bit. And then I saw right where I was driving about a half an hour later (on TV) and it was completely flooded, so I just got out in the nick of time."
|St. Cloud State||WCHA||37||17||14||31||1||18||5||1||3||-||139||0.84|
|2011-12||St. Cloud State||WCHA||39||23||20||43||2||25||7||0||2||-||128||1.10|
|2010-11||St. Cloud State||WCHA||37||13||7||20||-11||18||6||0||1||-||98||0.54|
|2009-10||St. Cloud State||WCHA||43||9||10||19||-4||19||4||0||0||-||94||0.44|
|St. Cloud State||WCHA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|2011-12||St. Cloud State||WCHA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|2010-11||St. Cloud State||WCHA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|2009-10||St. Cloud State||WCHA||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||0.0|
|Penalty Minutes||2||2013-14 (Cgy)|
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