Jackman, 32, has played 10 NHL seasons, the past four in Calgary, and has 24 goals, 64 points and 654 penalty minutes in 400 games. In 10 games with the Flames this season, Jackman had one goal and 41 penalty minutes. He had a season high 17 penalty minutes Nov. 5 and scored his first goal Nov. 7 in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues.
Jackman's best season came in 2010-11, when he had 23 points and was one of four Flames to appear in all 82 games.
The Flames recalled forward Blair Jones from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League. Jones' 20 points in 16 games leads the Heat and is sixth among AHL scoring leaders.