Flames assign Keegan Kanzig and Emile Poirier to Abbotsford Heat

Wednesday, 16.04.2014 / 10:22 AM / Calgary Flames Transactions
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Flames assign Keegan Kanzig and Emile Poirier to Abbotsford Heat
Flames assign Keegan Kanzig and Emile Poirier to Abbotsford Heat

CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned defenceman Keegan Kanzig and forward Emile Poirier to the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League.

Kanzig, a native of Athabasca, Alberta, played in 63 games with the Victoria Royals (WHL) this season, and registered a career high of eight points (3-5-8) and 99 penalty minutes. Kanzig was selected in the third round (67th overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

KEEGAN KANZIG – DEFENCE

BORN: Athabasca, Alberta DATE: February 26, 1995

HEIGHT: 6’5’ WEIGHT: 242 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

Poirier, a native of Montreal, Quebec, played in 63 games with the Gatineau Olympiques (QMJHL) this season, and registered a career high of 87 points (43-44-87) and 129 penalty minutes. Poirier was selected in the first round (22nd overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

EMILE POIRIER – LEFT WING

BORN: Montreal, Quebec DATE: December 14, 1994

HEIGHT: 6’1’ WEIGHT: 183 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left