CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled forward Ben Hanowski from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Hanowski, a native of Little Falls, Minnesota, has recorded 12 goals and 14 assists for 26 points with Abbotsford this year, his first full season as a professional. He is currently tied for fourth on the Heat in goals. After completing his senior season at St. Cloud State (WCHA), Hanowski signed an entry level contract with Calgary on April 12th, 2013. He would go onto play in 5 games with the Flames last season, recording his first NHL goal in his first NHL game. He was originally drafted by Pittsburgh in the 3rd round (63rd overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft.
BEN HANOWSKI – LEFT WING
BORN:Little Falls, MNDATE: October 18, 1990
HEIGHT: 6’2’’WEIGHT: 195 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with Pittsburgh along with Kenny Agostino and Pittsburgh’s first round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft in exchange for Jarome Iginla on March 27, 2013.