Flames sign Garth Murray and Riley Armstrong

Both Murray and Armstrong are natives of Saskatchewan

Thursday, 02.07.2009 / 12:06 PM / News
calgaryflames.com

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.

 

GARTH MURRAY - CENTRE

BORN: Regina, SK                   DATE:  September 17, 1982

HEIGHT: 6’2”                            WEIGHT: 215 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

HOW ACQUIRED: signed as a free agent on July 2, 2009

 

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

1997-98

Regina Pats

WHL

4

0

0

0

2

2

0

0

0

0

1998-99

Regina Pats

WHL

60

3

5

8

101

--

--

--

--

--

1999-00

Regina Pats

WHL

68

14

26

40

155

7

1

1

2

7

2000-01

Regina Pats

WHL

72

28

16

44

183

6

1

1

2

10

2001-02

Regina Pats

WHL

62

33

30

63

154

6

2

3

5

9

2001-02

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

4

0

0

0

0

9

1

3

4

6

2002-03

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

64

10

14

24

121

2

0

0

0

6

2003-04

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

63

11

11

22

159

16

0

4

4

29

2003-04

New York Rangers

NHL

20

1

0

1

24

--

--

--

--

--

2004-05

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

55

4

5

9

182

5

1

0

1

8

2005-06

Hamilton Bulldogs

AHL

26

1

1

2

46

--

--

--

--

--

2005-06

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

36

5

1

6

44

6

0

0

0

0

2006-07

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

43

2

1

3

32

--

--

--

--

--

2007-08

Montreal Canadiens

NHL

1

0

0

0

0

--

--

--

--

--

2007-08

Florida Panthers

NHL

6

0

0

0

19

--

--

--

--

--

2008-09

San Antonio Rampage

AHL

64

11

10

21

146

--

--

--

--

--

2008-09

Phoenix Coyotes

NHL

10

0

0

0

12

--

--

--

--

--

 

NHL Totals

 

116

8

2

10

131

6

0

0

0

0

 

Armstrong, a native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, has spent the past five seasons in the American Hockey League with both Cleveland and Worcester, the San Jose Sharks minor league affiliates. Armstrong played two games last year for the San Jose Sharks earning two penalty minutes. He is coming off his best professional season having notched 25 goals and 17 assists for 42 points and 101 penalty minutes in 71 games.

RILEY ARMSTRONG – RIGHT WING

BORN: Saskatoon, SK              DATE:  November 8, 1984

HEIGHT: 5’11”                          WEIGHT: 180 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

HOW ACQUIRED: signed as a free agent on July 2, 2009

 

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2002-03

Kootenay Ice

WHL

65

6

10

16

69

10

0

1

1

14

2003-04

Everett Silvertips

WHL

69

18

26

44

119

21

5

4

9

46

2004-05

Cleveland Barons

AHL

70

8

11

19

117

--

--

--

--

--

2005-06

Cleveland Barons

AHL

64

4

5

9

67

--

--

--

--

--

2006-07

Worcester Sharks

AHL

73

19

17

36

108

6

0

1

1

12

2007-08

Worcester Sharks

AHL

64

15

19

34

91

--

--

--

--

--

2008-09

Worcester Sharks

AHL

71

25

17

42

101

12

3

10

13

46

2008-09

San Jose Sharks

NHL

2

0

0

0

2

--

--

--

--

--

 

NHL Totals

 

2

0

0

0

2