CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled centre Markus Granlund from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.
Granlund, originally a second round pick (45th overall) by the Flames in the 2011 NHL Draft, leads all Heat players with 23 goals and 21 assists for 44 points in 50 games with this season. He is currently third in AHL rookie scoring behind Curtis McKenzie (51) and Ryan Strome (49). This is his second recall this season but has yet to play an NHL game.
MARKUS GRANLUND – CENTRE
BORN: Oulu, FIN DATE: April 16, 1993
HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 184 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: 2nd round, 45th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft