Flames recall three players from Abbotsford

Monday, 05.03.2012 / 2:15 PM / News
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Flames recall three players from Abbotsford

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled forwards Guillaume Desbiens, Krys Kolanos and Greg Nemisz from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).

Desbiens, a native of Alma, Quebec, is in his first season with the Abbotsford Heat. He has netted two goals and added 11 assists for 13 points and 104 penalty minutes before being recalled by Calgary where he played two games with the Flames.

GUILLAUME DESBIENS – RIGHT WING

BORN: Alma, QC DATE: April 20, 1985

HEIGHT: 6’2’’ WEIGHT: 205 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: ATL – 4th round (116th overall) in the 2003 NHL Draft

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on July 4, 2011

Kolanos, a native of Calgary, Alberta, played 10 games with the Flames on his previous call-up and registered his first point with Calgary picking up an assist. He leads Abbotsford with 19 goals and 42 points in 36 games this season.

KRYS KOLANOS - CENTER

BORN: Calgary, AB  DATE: July 27, 1981

HEIGHT: 6’2’’ WEIGHT: 200 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: PHX - 1st round, 19th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft   

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on February 1, 2012

Nemisz, a native of Courtice, Ontario, played two games in two separate call-ups with the Flames this season. He has 12 goals and 13 assists for 25 points in 41 games with Abbotsford this season.

GREG NEMISZ – CENTER

BORN: Courtice, ON DATE: June 5, 1990

HEIGHT: 6’3’’ WEIGHT: 200 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: CGY – 1st round, 25th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft