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Calgary/Tampa Trade

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today the acquisition of centerman Blair Jones from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Brendan Mikkelson.

“Blair is a player that both Brent Sutter and I are familiar with,” stated Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “He is a good sized centerman and someone we feel will fit in well here with our organization.”

Jones, a native of Central Butte, Saskatchewan, has played 22 games for the Lightning this season scoring two goals and two assists for four points and 10 penalty minutes. He also has a pair of goals and two assists in five games for the Norfolk Admirals this season.

Filed in: NHL Teams, Calgary Flames, Tampa Bay Lightning, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: blair+jones, brendan+mikkelson

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SYF's avatar

Feb. 27: NHL Trading Deadline, 3pm et/Noon pt

Just saying…

Posted by SYF from Zata's Epic Viking Beard on 01/06/12 at 03:50 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

Must be the HUGE Trade Ektard was tweeting about last nite huh? LOL

Posted by Evilpens on 01/06/12 at 04:24 PM ET

Chris in Hockey Hell's avatar

A 9-0 skullfuching and this is the aftermath? Um…ok.

Posted by Chris in Hockey Hell from Ann Arbor, MI but LIVING in Columbia, TN on 01/06/12 at 04:32 PM ET

mrfluffy's avatar

Who?

Posted by mrfluffy from Long Beach on 01/06/12 at 05:11 PM ET

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Well, this is certainly the missing puzzle piece we have been waiting for here in Calgary. Truly, a great aquisition!


Really? :/

Posted by Iggy_Rules on 01/06/12 at 05:33 PM ET

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...and as Rome burns.

Posted by nero on 01/06/12 at 05:54 PM ET

Primis's avatar

LOLflames.  Nothing else to say really.

Posted by Primis on 01/06/12 at 08:13 PM ET

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