Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that forward Warren Peters has been recalled from the Quad City Flames (AHL).
#63 WARREN PETERS - CENTRE
BORN: Saskatoon, SK DATE: July 10, 1982
HEIGHT: 6’0’’ WEIGHT: 198 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: signed as a free agent on June 18th, 2007
Peters has been recalled because of an injury to Brandon Prust, who was hit Friday night with an elbow by Minnesota Wild forward Derek Boogaard. It is believed that Prust suffered a concussion.
The NHL announced Saturday that Boogaard has been suspended for five games, without pay, as a result of the elbow.Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Boogaard will forfeit $23,521.50. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
At 18:48 of the third period, Boogaard delivered a blow to the head area of Calgary forward Brandon Prust. Prust was injured on the play and did not return to the game. Officials assessed Boogaard minor penalties for boarding and roughing on the play.
Boogaard will miss tonight’s game at Edmonton, March 3 against Vancouver, March 5 against San Jose, March 7 against Los Angeles and March 8 against Anaheim. He will be eligible to return March 10 vs. San Jose