CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled defenceman Tyler Wotherspoon from the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League and assigned centre Drew Shore to Adirondack. Calgary also announced that they have placed defenceman Ladislav Smid on the Injured Reserve and activated goaltender Karri Ramo from the Injured Reserve.
Wotherspoon, Calgary’s second round pick (57th overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, has played 38 games for Adirondack this season recording 15 points (2G, 13A). The Surrey, BC native played 14 games for the NHL’s Flames last season and had four assists and four PIMs. The 21-year-old defenceman was the final player assigned from Calgary to Adirondack at the conclusion of the NHL team’s training camp.
TYLER WOTHERSPOON – DEFENCE
BORN: Surrey, BCDATE: March 12, 1993
HEIGHT: 6’2’’WEIGHT: 210 lbs.
DRAFTED: 2nd round (57th overall) in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft