Flames acquire Mike Cammalleri

Thursday, 12.01.2012 / 9:39 PM / News
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Flames acquire Mike Cammalleri

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have acquired former Flame centre Michael Cammalleri, goaltender Karri Ramo and a 5th round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forwards Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland and a 2nd pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Mike Cammalleri is a dynamic player who enjoyed great success playing in Calgary,” stated Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “We believe Cammalleri will help our offensive production, solidify a second scoring line, bolster our power play, and bring another strong veteran voice to our room. We are confident that a return to Calgary will be good for Mike and good for our continued pursuit of a playoff berth.”

Cammalleri, a native of Richmond Hill, ON, has nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 37 games for the Montreal Canadiens this season. He spent the 2008-09 season with Calgary setting a career high while leading the team with 39 goals, 19 on the power play which was second in the league. He also added 43 assists for a total of 82 points which was also a career high and good for 13th in league scoring.

MICHAEL CAMMALLERI - CENTRE

BORN: Richmond Hill, ON DATE: June 8, 1982

HEIGHT: 5’9” WEIGHT: 182 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

DRAFTED: LA – 2nd round (49th overall) in the 2001 NHL Draft

HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with Montreal along with Karri Ramo and a 5th round pick in 2012 in exchange for Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland and a 2nd rd pick in 2013

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM +/- GP G A PTS PIM
1999-00 U. of Michigan CCHA 39 13 13 26 32 5 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 U. of Michigan CCHA 42 29 32 61 24 29 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 U. of Michigan CCHA 28 23 20 43 24 25 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Los Angeles Kings NHL 28 5 3 8 22 -4 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Manchester Monarchs AHL 13 5 15 20 12 -4 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Los Angeles Kings NHL 31 9 6 15 20 1 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Manchester Monarchs AHL 41 20 19 39 28 13 1 0 1 1 0
2004-05 Manchester Monarchs AHL 79 46 63 109 60 25 6 1 5 6 0
2005-06 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 26 29 55 50 -14 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 81 34 46 80 48 5 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Los Angeles Kings NHL 63 19 28 47 30 -16 -- -- -- -- --
2008-09 Calgary Flames NHL 81 39 43 82 44 -2 6 1 2 3 2
2009-10 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 26 24 50 16 7 19 13 6 19 6
2010-11 Montreal Canadiens NHL 67 19 28 47 33 2 7 3 7 10 0
2011-12 Montreal Canadiens NHL 37 9 13 22 10 -6 -- -- -- -- --
TOTALS NHL 533 186 220 406 273 -- 32 17 15 32 8



“Karri Ramo provides us with greater depth at a critical position,” said Jay Feaster. “Ramo has NHL experience and is one of the top goaltenders in Europe. His work ethic and dedication are first rate, and he is just starting to enter the prime of his career. We believe he has the tools and mental make-up necessary to be a number one goaltender in the NHL, and are pleased to add him to our organization.”

Ramo, a native of Asikkala, Finland, has spent the last three seasons with Omsk Avangard in the Russian KHL. This season he has 13 wins in 34 games with a 1.92 goals against average and a .928 save percentage. He has 48 games of NHL experience all with the Tampa Bay Lightning after they drafted him in the 6th round, 191st overall, in the 2004 NHL Draft.

KARRI RAMO - GOALTENDER
BORN:          Asikkalam, FIN      DATE:           July 1, 1986
HEIGHT:       6’0”                         WEIGHT:      215 lbs.
CATCHES:   Left
DRAFTED: TB – 6th round (191st overall) in the 2004 NHL Draft

HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with Montreal along with Karri Ramo and a 5th round pick in 2012 in exchange for Rene Bourque, Patrick Holland and a 2nd rd pick in 2013 on Jan.12, 2012.

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM +/- GP G A PTS PIM
2003-04 Pelicans SM-liiga 3 138 10 0 0 4.34 0 2 0 62 0.861
2004-05 Pelicans SM-liiga 26 1267 84 0 1 3.98 4 12 4 739 0.898
2005-06 HPK Hameenlinna SM-liiga 24 1360 49 0 2 2.16 7 7 8 642 0.929
2006-07 Springfield Falcons AHL 45 2432 127 4 1 3.13 15 24 1 1217 0.906
2006-07 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 2 70 4 0 0 3.45 0 0 0 19 0.826
2007-08 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 22 1269 64 6 0 3.03 7 11 3 568 0.899
2007-08 Norfolk Admirals AHL 6 342 19 1 0 3.33 2 4 0 167 0.898
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 24 1312 80 3 0 3.66 4 10 7 676 0.894
2008-09 Norfolk Admirals AHL 26 1507 95 4 0 3.78 7 14 4 725 0.884
2009-10 Omsk Avangard KHL 44 2582 91 0 4 2.11 21 17 4 952 0.913
2010-11 Omsk Avangard KHL 44 2593 85 0 5 1.97 33 6 4 1054 0.925
2011-12 Omsk Avangard KHL 34 2062 66 0 5 1.92 13 14 7 857 0.928
TOTALS NHL 48 2650 148 9 0 3.35 11 21 10 1263 0.895