Flames assign Joni Ortio to Abbotsford

Saturday, 22.03.2014 / 12:10 AM xx

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned goaltender Joni Ortio to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Ortio, a native of Turku, Finland, played 10 games with the Flames during the call-up. He played in his first NHL game on February 27 stopping 20 of 22 shots and earned his first NHL win on March 5 stopping 30 of 31 shots in a 4-1 victory over Ottawa.

JONI ORTIO – GOALIE

BORN: Turku, FIN DATE: April 16, 1991

HEIGHT: 6’1” WEIGHT: 185 lbs.

CATCHES: Left

HOW ACQUIRED: 6th round, 171st overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft

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