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Flames trim roster to 28 players

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that Mikael Backlund (C), Matt Pelech (D), and Brett Sutter (LW) have been assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).


The Flames now have 28 players remaining at training camp: three goalies, eight defensemen and 17 forwards.

The Calgary Flames last preseason game is Saturday, September 26th at the Pengrowth Saddledome against the Vancouver Canucks, game time is 7:00 pm (MT).

CALGARY FLAMES ROSTER, SEPTEMBER 24, 2009
Goaltenders (3)              
        2008-09 Regular Season     
No. Pos Player C Hgt Wgt Birthdate Team GP MP GAA SO Sv%
34 G Kiprusoff, Miikka L 6.01 185 Oct. 26, 1976 Calgary (NHL) 76 4,418 2.84 4 .903
1 G McElhinney, Curtis L 6.01 193 May 23, 1983 Calgary (NHL) 14 518 3.59 0 .889
70 G Shantz, David L 6.01 205 May 5, 1986 Rochester (AHL) 12 690 2.61 1 .923
              Elmira (ECHL) 11 645 2.88 1 .887
              Dayton (ECHL) 23 1,326 3.12 1 .896
Defencemen (8)            
        2008-09 Regular Season     
No. Pos Player Sh Hgt Wgt Birthdate Team GP G A PTS PIM
4 RD Bouwmeester, Jay L 6.04 215 Sept. 27, 1983 Florida (NHL) 82 15 27 42 68
5 LD Giordano, Mark L 6.00 203 Oct. 3, 1983 Calgary (NHL) 58 2 17 19 59
8 LD Kronwall, Staffan L 6.04 209 Sept. 10, 1982 Washington (NHL) 3 0 0 0 0
              Toronto (NHL) 42 7 18 25 46
              Hershey (AHL) 17 2 7 9 13
7 LD Pardy, Adam L 6.04 206 Mar. 29, 1984 Calgary (NHL) 60 1 9 10 69
3 RD Phaneuf, Dion L 6.03 212 Apr. 10, 1985 Calgary (NHL) 80 11 36 47 100
28 LD Regehr, Robyn L 6.03 225 Apr. 19, 1980 Calgary (NHL) 75 0 8 8 73
6 RD Sarich, Cory R 6.04 209 Aug. 16, 1978 Calgary (NHL) 76 2 18 20 112
44 RD Stralman, Anton R 6.01 190 Aug. 11, 1986 Toronto (NHL) 38 1 12 13 20
Forwards (17)            
        2008-09 Regular Season     
No. Pos Player Sh Hgt Wgt Birthdate Team GP G A PTS PIM
17 RW Bourque, Rene L 6.02 213 Dec. 10, 1981 Calgary (NHL) 58 21 19 40 70
16 C Boyd, Dustin L 6.00 198 July 16, 1986 Calgary (NHL) 71 11 11 22 10
              Quad City (AHL) 5 2 0 2 2
24 C Conroy, Craig R 6.02 195 Sept. 4, 1971 Calgary (NHL) 82 12 36 48 28
15 LW Dawes, Nigel L 5.10 190 Feb. 9, 1985 Phoenix (NHL) 12 0 2 2 0
              NY Rangers (NHL) 52 10 9 19 15
14 RW Fleury, Theoren R 5.06 180 June 29, 1968 Did Not Play -- -- -- -- --
20 LW Glencross, Curtis L 6.01 195 Dec. 28, 1982 Calgary (NHL) 74 13 27 40 42
12 RW Iginla, Jarome R 6.01 204 July 1, 1977 Calgary (NHL) 82 35 54 89 37
38 C Jaffray, Jason L 6.01 205 June 30, 1981 Vancouver (NHL) 14 2 2 4 14
              Manitoba (AHL) 56 23 26 49 52
21 C Jokinen, Olli L 6.03 215 Dec. 5, 1978 Calgary (NHL) 19 8 7 15 18
              Phoenix (NHL) 57 21 21 42 49
22 C Langkow, Daymond L 5.10 185 Sept. 27, 1976 Calgary (NHL) 73 21 28 49 20
45 C Lundmark, Jamie R 6.00 195 Jan. 16, 1981 Calgary (NHL) 27 8 8 16 17
              Quad City (AHL) 54 15 37 52 31
10 RW McGrattan, Brian R 6.04 225 Sept. 2, 1981 Phoenix (NHL) 5 0 0 0 22
              San Antonio (AHL) 1 0 0 0 2
25 RW Moss, David R 6.03 200 Dec. 28, 1981 Calgary (NHL) 81 20 19 39 22
23 LW Nystrom, Eric L 6.01 197 Feb. 14, 1983 Calgary (NHL) 76 5 5 10 89
33 L/RW Prust, Brandon L 6.00 197 Mar. 16, 1984 Calgary (NHL) 25 1 1 2 79
              Phoenix (NHL) 11 0 1 1 29
11 RW Sjostrom, Fredrik L 6.01 215 May 6, 1983 NY Rangers (NHL) 79 7 6 13 30
32 LW Stuart, Colin L 6.02 200 July 8, 1982 Atlanta (NHL) 33 5 3 8 18
              Chicago (AHL) 42 9 6 15 38
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