Flames assign Byron to Abbotsford
CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned forward Paul Byron to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).
Byron, a native of Ottawa, Ontario has three goals and two assists for five points along with two penalty minutes in 22 games with the Calgary Flames in his three call-ups this season. Paul registered his first successful NHL penalty shot goal against Toronto on February 14 in a 5-1 Flames win at the Scotiabank Saddledome. He will join the Abbotsford Heat on the road as they play in Milwaukee on February 24.
#32 PAUL BYRON - CENTRE
BORN: Ottawa, ON DATE: April 27, 1989
HEIGHT: 5’10’’ WEIGHT: 180 lbs.
DRAFTED: BUF – 6th round (179th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft
HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with Buffalo along with Chris Butler in exchange for Robyn Regehr, Alex Kotalik and Calgary’s 2nd round pick in 2012 NHL Draft.