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Flames/Blackhawks Trade

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the acquisition of defenseman Aaron Johnson from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for forward Kyle Greentree.

Johnson, a native of Nova Scotia, has 184 games of NHL experience between Columbus, NY Islanders and Chicago. In 38 games with the Blackhawks last season, Johnson recorded 8 points and 33 penalty minutes.

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Staffan Kronwall Signs With Flames

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of defenseman Staffan Kronwall.

Kronwall, a native of Jarfalla, Sweden, has over 50 games of NHL experience split between Washington and Toronto. Kronwall was originally drafted by Toronto in the 9th round (285th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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Flames Sign Pair

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of centre Garth Murray and forward Riley Armstrong.

Murray, a native of Regina, Saskatchewan, has over 100 games of NHL experience split between Phoenix, Florida, Montreal and the New York Rangers. Murray was originally drafted by the Rangers in the 3rd round (79th overall) in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

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Flames Sign McElhinney

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of goaltender Curtis McElhinney.

McElhinney spent his first full season in the NHL during the 2008-09 campaign, and earned his first NHL win against the Edmonton Oilers.

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Flames Call Up A Group Of Players

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the recall of forwards Dustin Boyd, Kyle Greentree, Warren Peters, Brett Sutter and David Van der Gulik as well as goaltender Leland Irving from Quad City of the American Hockey League.

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Calgary Flames Pick Up Nycholat From Waivers

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the acquisition of defenceman Lawrence Nycholat off NHL waivers. 

“Nycholat is a similar type player to Mark Giordano,” said Sutter. “We were prepared to give up a draft pick to acquire a depth defenceman.”

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  Tags: darryl+sutter, lawrence+nycholat

Back To WHL For Backlund

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that forward Mikael Backlund has been assigned to the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League

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Flames Sign Keith Aulie

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today the signing of defenseman Keith Aulie.

In 32 games as captain of the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League this season, the 6’6”, 217lb rearguard has recorded two goals and 15 assists for 17 points while accumulating 42 penalty minutes. Aulie is fresh off a gold medal win as a member of Team Canada at the recent 2009 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in Ottawa, ON.

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Dan Ryder Suspended By Flames Organization

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that the organization has suspended forward Dan Ryder for violation of team rules and conduct detrimental to the best interests of the team. The suspension was made effective December 22nd.

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Flames Recall Brett Sutter

Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames General Manager Darryl Sutter announced today that forward Brett Sutter has been recalled from Quad City (AHL).

Sutter has played in 28 games for the Quad City Flames this season, netting one goal and adding six assists along with 21 penalty minutes

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