Flames announce opening day roster

Friday, 18.01.2013 / 5:46 PM / News
calgaryflames.com

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today their opening day roster for the 2012-13 season. The Flames have two goalies, seven defencemen and 13 forwards. In addition to the 22 player roster, Anton Babchuk and Roman Cervenka are on the injured reserve and Jiri Hudler is on bereavement leave.

2012-13 CALGARY FLAMES OPENING DAY ROSTER

 #
PLAYER NAME
 POS.
 11
 Backlund, Mikael
 LW 
 47
 Baertschi, Sven   
 C
 25
 Begin, Steve
 C
 4
 Bouwmeester, Jay
 RD
 7
 Brodie, T.J.
 LD
 44
 Butler, Chris  
 LD
 13
 Cammalleri, Michael 
 LW 
 17
 Comeau, Blake 
 RW
 5
 Giordano, Mark
 LD
 20
 Glencross, Curtis 
 LW 
 51
 Horak, Roman 
 C 
 12
 Iginla, Jarome
 RW 
 37
 Irving, Leland 
 G
 15
 Jackman, Tim 
 RW
 19
 Jones, Blair 
 C
 34
 Kiprusoff, Miikka
 G 
 6
 Sarich, Cory 
 RD
 27
 Smith, Derek
 LD
 18
 Stajan, Matt
 C 
 22
 Stempniak, Lee 
 RW
 40
 Tanguay, Alex
 LW
 26
 Wideman, Dennis
 RD 
 NON ROSTER – Injury
 33
 Babchuk, Anton 
 RD
 10
 Cervenka, Roman
 C
 NON ROSTER – Bereavement
 24 
 Hudler, Jiri  
 RW  

While released from his professional try-out agreement, the Flames continue to discuss options with defenceman Steve McCarthy.

Calgary kicks off the 2012-13 campaign at home when the Flames host the San Jose Sharks on Sunday, January 20th at 4:00 pm MT.