CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned defenceman Keegan Kanzig and forward Emile Poirier to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Kanzig, a native of Athabasca, Alberta, played in 63 games with the Victoria Royals (WHL) this season, and registered a career high of eight points (3-5-8) and 99 penalty minutes. Kanzig was selected in the third round (67th overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
KEEGAN KANZIG – DEFENCE
BORN: Athabasca, Alberta DATE: February 26, 1995
HEIGHT: 6’5’ WEIGHT: 242 lbs.
Poirier, a native of Montreal, Quebec, played in 63 games with the Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL) this season, and registered a career high of 87 points (43-44-87) and 129 penalty minutes. Poirier was selected in the first round (22nd overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
EMILE POIRIER – LEFT WING
BORN: Montreal, Quebec DATE: December 14, 1994
HEIGHT: 6’1’ WEIGHT: 183 lbs.