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Flames sign forward Eric Godard

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of free agent forward Eric Godard. As per club policy, terms and conditions of the deal were not disclosed.

Godard played in his 3rd NHL season during the 2005-06 campaign posting 4 points and 115 penalty minutes in 57 games with the New York Islanders. In 107 NHL career regular season games with the Islanders, the native of Vernon, BC has recorded 5 points and 260 PIM.

The former Lethbridge Hurricane was originally signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers, September 24, 1999 and was traded to the NY Islanders on June 22, 2002 in exchange for a third round pick in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

POSITION: RW
SHOOTS: Right
BORN: Vernon, BC (March 7, 1980)
HEIGHT: 6’4”
WEIGHT: 220 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on August 10, 2006.

GODARD’S STATS                          Regular Season                                               Playoffs

Season

Club

Lea.

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

1997-98

Lethbridge

WHL

7

0

0

0

26

2

0

0

0

0

1998-99

Lethbridge

WHL

66

2

5

7

213

4

0

0

0

14

1999-00

Lethbridge

WHL

60

3

5

8

310

-

-

-

-

-

1999-00

Louisville

AHL

4

0

1

1

16

-

-

-

-

-

2000-01

Louisville

AHL

45

0

0

0

132

-

-

-

-

-

2001-02

Bridgeport

AHL

67

1

4

5

198

20

0

4

4

30

2002-03

Bridgeport

AHL

46

2

2

4

199

6

0

0

0

16

2002-03

NY Islanders

NHL

19

0

0

0

48

2

0

1

1

4

2003-04

NY Islanders

NHL

31

0

1

1

97

-

-

-

-

-

2003-04

Bridgeport

AHL

7

0

0

0

13

-

-

-

-

-

2004-05

Bridgeport

AHL

75

7

11

18

295

-

-

-

-

-

2005-06

NY Islanders

NHL

57

2

2

4

115

-

-

-

-

-

 

TOTALS

NHL

107

2

3

5

260

2

0

1

1

4

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