Flames recall Roman Horak and Brett Carson; Assign Greg Nemisz
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today they have recalled forward Roman Horak and defenseman Brett Carson from Abbotsford of the American Hockey League while assigning forward Greg Nemisz to Abbotsford.
Horak, a native of Ceske Budejovice, played two games with the Heat during his brief stint in Abbotsford, recording an assist. Horak is tied for 12th amongst NHL rookie scoring leaders with two goals and seven assists for nine points in 25 games with the Flames this season. His seven assists rank him 11th and he is 5th in rookie game winning goals.
ROMAN HORAK – LEFT WING
BORN: Ceske Budejovice, Czech Rep. DATE: May 21, 1991
HEIGHT: 6’0’’ WEIGHT: 174 lbs.
DRAFTED: NYR - 5th round, 133rd overall, in the 2010 Entry Draft
HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with NYR along with two 2nd round picks in the 2011 NHL Draft in exchange for Tim Erixon and Calgary’s 5th round pick in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Carson played 4 games with the Heat during his conditioning assignment, scoring 1 goal. He joined the Flames last season after being claimed on waivers from Carolina on February 28, 2010 and played six games with Calgary during the remainder of the season. Brett was injured during off-season training and has yet to play a game with Calgary this season.
#3 BRETT CARSON – DEFENSE
BORN: Regina, SK DATE: Nov. 29, 1985
HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 220 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Claimed off waivers on February 28, 2011
DRAFTED: CAR - 4th round, 109th overall, in the 2004 NHL Draft
Nemisz, a native of Courtice, Ontario, played his first NHL game of the season last night in the Flames 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers. He has seven goals and 11 assists in 26 games with the Heat which puts him third in team scoring on this season.
GREG NEMISZ – CENTRE
BORN: Courtice, ON DATE: June 5, 1990
HEIGHT: 6’3’’ WEIGHT: 200 lbs.
DRAFTED: CGY – 1st round, 25th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft