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Godard, Nystrom, Maki, McElhinney sign deals

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signings of forwards Eric Godard, Tomi Maki, Eric Nystrom, and goaltender Curtis McElhinney, each to a one year contract.

As per club policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Godard, a 6’4”, 221 lbs winger has played 126 NHL games with the New York Islanders and the Calgary Flames. Over his four year NHL career, Godard has registered two goals, four assists for six points and 310 penalty minutes.

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Maki, a 5’11”, 193 lbs left winger has played in 147 AHL games for the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights. A native of Helsinki, Finland, Maki has spent the past two seasons with the Flames affiliate club in Omaha, and played one game for the Calgary Flames during the 2006-07 season.

Nystrom, a 6’1”, 204 lbs left winger and a former first round draft pick, played two games with the Calgary Flames during the 2005-06 season. A native of Syosset, NY, Nystrom has spent the past two seasons with the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben-Knights (AHL) playing in 90 games.

McElhinney, a 6’2”, 197 lbs goalie played 90 games for the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben-Knights (AHL), and was named as an AHL all-star during the 2006-07 season. A native of London, ON, McElhinney grew up playing all his minor hockey in Calgary, AB.
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