Tyler Wotherspoon played 11 games with the Flames in 2015-16. He has played 26 NHL games in his career.
He posted one assist in his 11 appearances with the Flames last season. Wotherspoon as accrued five points -- all assists -- in his NHL career.
The defenceman dressed for 53 games with the Stockton Heat last season, the second highest total among blueliners in Stockton.
Wotherspoon put up 10 points with the Heat last season. He scored two goals and had eight assists to his name.
The Surrey, BC native has played in 162 AHL games in his career. He set career-highs in goals, assists and points in 2014-15 when he posted two goals and 24 points in 61 games with the Adirondack Flames.
The Flames selected Wotherspoon in the second round (57th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft.
After receiving a qualifying offer from the Flames earlier this summer, Wotherspoon signed a one-year contract with the club on Aug. 15.