CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Raphael Diaz to a one-year contract.
A veteran of 145 NHL games, Diaz has amassed six goals and 39 assists for 45 points along with 52 penalty minutes in his career and he has also played nine NHL playoff games. The 28-year-old defenceman was given a professional tryout with the Flames after collecting two goals and 13 assists for 15 points in 63 games with three teams last season. The native of Baar, Switzerland has represented his country at two Olympics and three World Championships.
RAPHAEL DIAZ – DEFENCE
BORN: Baar, SwitzerlandDATE: January 9, 1986
HEIGHT: 5’11” WEIGHT: 200 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on October 6, 2014.