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Flames announce opening day roster

by Calgary Flames Staff / CalgaryFlames.com

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced their opening day roster for the 2016-17 NHL season.

Today, the Flames signed defenceman Nicklas Grossmann to a one-year contract. The Flames also assigned forward Brandon Bollig the AHL's Stockton Heat. In addition, forward Daniel Pribyl has been medically cleared to play and has also been assigned to Stockton. Following these moves, the Flames opening day active roster now sits at 23. Defenceman Ladislav Smid will start the season on injured reserve.

2016-17 Calgary Flames Roster

Forwards

#10 Kris Versteeg (RW)
#11 Mikael Backlund (C)
#13 Johnny Gaudreau (LW)
#17 Lance Bouma (LW)
#18 Matt Stajan (C)
#19 Matthew Tkachuk (LW)
#23 Sean Monahan (C)
#25 Freddie Hamilton (C)
#36 Troy Brouwer (RW)
#39 Alex Chiasson (RW)
#67 Michael Frolik (RW)
#79 Micheal Ferland (LW)
#93 Sam Bennett (C/LW)

Defence

#3 Jyrki Jokipakka (LD)
#5 Mark Giordano (LD)
#6 Dennis Wideman (RD)
#7 TJ Brodie (RD)
#8 Nicklas Grossmann (LD)
#27 Dougie Hamilton (LD)
#29 Deryk Engelland (RD)
#61 Brett Kulak (LD)

Goalies

#1 Brian Elliott
#31 Chad Johnson

The Calgary Flames start the 2016-17 NHL season in Edmonton on Wednesday, October 12thwhen they face the Oilers. The Scotiabank Home Opener is Friday, October 14that the Scotiabank Saddledome against those same Oilers. Limited game day tickets and game packs are still available atwww.calgaryflames.com.

 

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