The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned goaltender Eddie Lack to the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League and with that have recalled goaltender David Rittich from Stockton.
Rittich, a native of Jihlava, Czech Republic, has been solid for the Stockton Heat so far this season. In his six games played Rittich has a record of 5-1-0-0 with a 2.17 GAA, a .931 save percentage, and two shutouts which is tied for the best in the AHL. He is also in the top-eight in the AHL in save percentage and GAA. Rittich appeared in one game for the Flames last season on Apr. 8, 2017 against the San Jose Sharks where he posted a 0.900 save percentage in 20:00 of work.
BORN: Jihlava, CZE DATE: August 19, 1992
HEIGHT: 6'3'' WEIGHT: 201 lbs.