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Flames assign Markus Granlund, Corey Potter to Adirondack

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned forward Markus Granlund and defenceman Corey Potter to the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League.

Granlund, a Finnish-born center, has played 29 games for Calgary this season and he has recorded five goals and eight assists. He also recorded two goals and an assist for Adirondack prior to his recall to the NHL team on October 29, 2014.

Potter, a native of Lansing, Michigan, has not featured for Calgary this year, but he played 19 games for Adirondack this season and he has five assists and 10 PIMs. He has 123 career NHL games netting eight goals and 24 assists for 32 points and 53 penalty minutes.

Calgary also announced that they have activated center Mikael Backlund and defenceman Ladislav Smid from Injured Reserve.

MARKUS GRANLUND – CENTRE

BORN: Oulu, FIN DATE: April 16, 1993

HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 180 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

ACQUIRED: 2nd round, 45th overall, in the 2011 NHL Draft

COREY POTTER – DEFENCE

BORN: Lansing, MI DATE: January 5, 1984

HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 206 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: NYR – 4th round, 122nd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft

ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on September 5, 2014.

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