General Manager Darryl Sutter
announced today that Nigel Dawes
has been claimed off waivers.
Dawes, a native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has 133 games of NHL experience split between the New York Rangers
and the Phoenix Coyotes
scoring 25 goals and adding 26 assists for 51 career points. Dawes was originally drafted by the New York Rangers
in the 5th round (149th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Dawes has previous experience with two of the Flames coaches having won the 2005 IIHF World Junior Championship as a member of Team Canada under Brent Sutter
and having won the 2002 Memorial Cup with the Kootenay Ice under Ryan McGill