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Flames assign Markus Granlund to Abbotsford Heat

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned centre Markus Granlund to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Granlund has been cleared medically to play and will rejoin the Abbotsford Heat. He played his first NHL games this season and recorded his first NHL goal and assist during his seven games with the Flames before succumbing to injury. Prior to his call-up, he led all Heat players with 23 goals and 21 assists for 44 points in 50 games.

MARKUS GRANLUND – CENTRE

BORN: Oulu, FIN DATE: April 16, 1993

HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 184 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

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

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