The Colorado Avalanche announced today that forward Freddie Hamilton has been traded to the Calgary Flames in return for a 2016 conditional seventh-round draft pick.
Hamilton played 17 games with the Avalanche last season—his first with the club—following his acquisition from the San Jose Sharks on March 2 at the 2015 NHL trade deadline.
The Toronto, Ontario, native finished the 2014-15 campaign with one goal—his first in the NHL—and 11 shots. The marker served as the game-winning tally in a 5-2 Avalanche win at the Arizona Coyotes on March 19.
Hamilton, 23, joins his brother Dougie, who was traded to the Flames by the Boston Bruins, in the Calgary organization.
The Colorado Avalanche kicks off its 20th anniversary season on Thursday at home against the Minnesota Wild. Pregame festivities begin at 3 p.m. MT.