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Calgary Flames reduce training camp roster

Last Updated Sep 23, 2019 at 2:17 pm MDT

CALGARY (660 NEWS) — The Calgary Flames 2019-20 roster is starting to take shape.

On Monday morning, five players were placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League: Byron Froese (C), Justin Kirkland (LW), Andrew Nielsen (LD), Buddy Robinson (RW) and Rinat Valiev (LD).

On Monday afternoon, 13 players were assigned to the Heat: Glenn Gawdin (C), Robert Hamilton (D), Zach Leslie (D), Ryan Lomberg (LW), Tyler Parsons (G), Luke Philp (C), Matthew Phillips (RW), Martin Pospisil (LW/C), Adam Ruzicka (C), Corey Schueneman (D), Eetu Tuulola (RW), Alexander Yelesin (D) and Artyom Zagidulin (G).

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The Flames also sent 2019 first-round pick, Jakob Pelletier (LW), back to the Moncton Wildcats of the QMJHL.

Alexandre Grenier (RW) was released from his PTO.

Three games remain on Calgary’s pre-season schedule with a date versus the Winnipeg Jets slated Tuesday at the Saddledome.