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Flames recall forwards Boyd and Prust from Omaha (AHL)

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today center Dustin Boyd and left wing Brandon Prust have been recalled from the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights of the American Hockey League.

Boyd is playing in his first professional season with Omaha, currently leads the team in scoring and is 9th in the AHL with 13 points from 9 goals and 4 assists. During his final season of junior in the Western Hockey League, the native of Winnipeg, MB finished second on the Moose Jaw Warriors in points (90), second in goals (48), fourth in assists (42) and finished fourth in the WHL in points (90) and third in the WHL in goals (48). In 265 career WHL games, the 6’0”, 192 lbs center tallied 217 points on 103 goals and 114 assists.

Boyd captured a Gold Medal with Team Canada at the 2006 World Junior Championships posting six points in six games. Boyd finished tied for first on the Canadian team in goals (4) and tied for second in points (6). The Flames drafted Boyd in the third round, 98th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft.

DUSTIN BOYD - CENTRE
BORN: Winnipeg, MB (July 16, 1986)
HEIGHT: 6’0”
WEIGHT: 192 lbs.
SHOOTS: Left
HOW ACQUIRED: 3rd round, 98th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft

Regular Season

Playoffs

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2001-02

Winnipeg Warriors

MMHL

40

50

57

107

16

-

-

-

-

-

2002-03

Moose Jaw

WHL

63

11

17

28

15

13

0

3

3

2

2003-04

Moose Jaw

WHL

72

18

20

38

40

10

2

2

4

8

2004-05

Moose Jaw

WHL

66

26

35

61

57

5

1

2

3

2

2005-06

Moose Jaw

WHL

64

48

42

90

34

2

0

1

1

2

 

Canada

WJC

6

4

2

6

0

-

-

-

-

-

2006-07

Omaha

AHL

9

9

4

13

4

-

-

-

-

-

 

TOTALS

WHL

265

103

114

217

146

30

3

8

11

14


Brandon Prust played in all but one game for the Ak-Sar-Ben Knights during his rookie season in 2005-06, scoring 12 goals and 26 points. The native of London, ON had a team-leading 294 penalty minutes. This season, the 5’11”, 191 lbs winger has recorded 2 goals and 4 assists while accumulating 30 penalty minutes in 9 games. Originally selected by the Flames in the third round (70th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Prust played 177 career games over three seasons with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. Prust was a member of the London squad that captured the Memorial Cup in 2005.

BRANDON PRUST – LEFT WING
BORN: March 16, 1984 – London, ON
HEIGHT: 5’11’’
WEIGHT: 191 lbs.
SHOOTS: Left
HOW ACQUIRED: 3rd round, 70th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft

Regular Season

Playoffs

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2002-03

London

OHL

65

12

17

29

94

14

2

1

3

21

2003-04

London

OHL

64

19

33

52

269

15

7

13

20

33

2004-05

London

OHL

48

10

20

30

174

15

3

5

8

71

2005-06

Omaha

AHL

79

12

14

26

294

-

-

-

-

-

 

TOTALS

AHL

79

12

14

26

294

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

OHL

177

41

70

111

537

44

12

19

31

125

 

 

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