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).
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.
28 players left in camp: 16 forwards, 9 defensemen, and 3 goalies.
PTO’s Smith-Pelly, Rieder, Rinaldo, and MacDonald still standing. #Flames
— Pat Steinberg (@Fan960Steinberg) September 23, 2019
Three games remain on Calgary’s pre-season schedule with a date versus the Winnipeg Jets slated Tuesday at the Saddledome.