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Flames make deal with Rangers

Flames acquire forward Roman Horak and two second round picks

Wednesday, 01.06.2011 / 3:51 PM / News
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Flames make deal with Rangers

BREAKING NEWS: Please check back as we add more information, including an interview with Flames GM Jay Feaster.

Calgary, AB -
The Calgary Flames announced today they have acquired from the New York Rangers left winger Roman Horak (Chilliwack/WHL), and two Rangers 2 nd round picks (projected to be 43rd and 57th overall) in this year's NHL Draft in exchange for defenceman Tim Erixon and Calgary's 5th round selection in the 2011 NHL Draft.

Horak, a native of Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic, is coming off a career season with the Chilliwack Bruins where he netted a career high 26 goals along with 52 assists for 78 points in 64 games playing alongside Flames 2009 3rd round pick Ryan Howse. Horak just completed his second season with the Chilliwack Bruins and was originally drafted by the New York Rangers in the 5th round (127th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft.

"Once we realized that we were not going to be able to come to terms with Tim Erixon, we wanted to make sure we turned that pick into an asset," said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. "We are excited to be able to get a player of Roman's caliber in addition to landing two second round picks in the upcoming draft."

ROMAN HORAK - LEFT WING

BORN: Ceske Budejovice, Czech Rep. DATE: May 21, 1991

HEIGHT: 6'1" WEIGHT: 160 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

DRAFTED: New York Rangers 5th round (127th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft

HOW ACQUIRED: Traded from the New York Rangers along with two 2nd round picks in the 2011 NHL Draft in exchange for Tim Erixon on June 1, 2011.

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

+/-

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2007-08

Ceske Budejovice HC

Czech

1

0

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

2008-09

Ceske Budejovice HC

Czech

8

0

0

0

0

-1

-

-

-

-

-

2009-10

Chilliwack

WHL

66

21

26

47

39

15

6

2

4

6

4

2010-11

Chilliwack

WHL

64

26

52

78

60

-7

5

1

2

3

0

TOTALS

WHL

130

47

78

125

99

8

11

3

6

9

4

Czech

9

0

0

0

0

-1

-

-

-

-

-