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Flames recall Markus Granlund and Joni Ortio from Adirondack

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled forward Markus Granlund and goaltender Joni Ortio from the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League.

Granlund, a Finnish-born center, has played 29 games for Calgary this season and he has recorded five goals and eight assists. He currently sits in the top-15 in the NHL among rookies in goals, assists, and points.

Ortio, a native of Turku, Finland, played 10 games with Calgary during the 2013-14 season and posted a 4-5-0 record with a 2.84 GAA. He has featured for Adirondack in 27 games this year, posting a 17-8-1 record with three shutouts and a 2.52 GAA. On Tuesday, the 23-year-old goaltender was named to the roster of the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic.

Calgary also announced that they have placed center Josh Jooris and goaltender Karri Ramo on Injured Reserve.

MARKUS GRANLUND – CENTRE

BORN: Oulu, FINDATE: April 16, 1993

HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 180 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

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

JONI ORTIO – GOALIE

BORN: Turku, FINDATE: April 16, 1991

HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT:185 lbs.

CATCHES: Left

ACQUIRED: 6th round, 171st overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft

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