The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled goaltender David Rittich from their AHL affiliate, the Stockton Heat. The Flames also announced that they have assigned goaltender Jon Gillies to the Heat.
Rittich, a free agent signed by the Flames on June 13, 2016, has played 28 games for Stockton this season and has a 14-11-1 record including the second-most shutouts in the AHL (5) and he ranks in the top-10 in the league in goals against average (2.30) and save percentage (.921). Stockton is currently in the fourth playoff position in the Pacific Division with five games remaining.
DAVID RITTICH - GOALTENDER
BORN: Jihlava, CZE DATE: August 19, 1992
HEIGHT: 6'4" WEIGHT: 202 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on June 13, 2016