CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned goaltender Joni Ortio to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Ortio, a native of Turku, Finland, played 10 games with the Flames during the call-up. He played in his first NHL game on February 27 stopping 20 of 22 shots and earned his first NHL win on March 5 stopping 30 of 31 shots in a 4-1 victory over Ottawa.
JONI ORTIO – GOALIE
BORN: Turku, FIN DATE: April 16, 1991
HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 185 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: 6th round, 171st overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft