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Flames' Max Reinhart making an impression

Max Reinhart's been coming up big for the Flames.

Max Reinhart's been coming up big for the Flames.

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:17 PM ET

Until recently, a lot of folks in the hockey world had him pegged as the other Reinhart brother, too.

 

That changed when the Calgary Flames summoned centre Max Reinhart from the minor leagues just over two weeks ago, making him the first of a hat-trick of talented siblings — Griffin and Sam are the others — to reach hockey’s highest level.

“A little bit of bragging rights there,” Max Reinhart admitted. “I was worried for a bit that they were going to take it before me, but I think they’re pretty ahead of me from my age. They’re good players that will be in the league pretty soon.

“It’s a little bit of brotherly competition,” he added. “But, at the same time, if you have somebody else to cheer for in the same line of work ... ”

The Reinhart family has certainly had lots to cheer about in recent weeks.

Max Reinhart, 21, has suddenly become one of the faces of the Flames’ youth movement. Calgary’s third-round pick in 2010, the 6-foot-1 pivot ap


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