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FLAMES ASSIGN MARKUS GRANLUND AND COREY POTTER TO ADIRONDACK

Wednesday, January 7th
FLAMES ASSIGN MARKUS GRANLUND AND COREY POTTER TO ADIRONDACK

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have assigned forward Markus Granlund and defenceman Corey Potter to the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League.

Granlund, a Finnish-born center, has played 29 games for Calgary this season and he has recorded five goals and eight assists. He also recorded two goals and an assist for Adirondack prior to his recall to the NHL team on October 29, 2014.

Potter, a native of Lansing, Michigan, has not featured for Calgary this year, but he played 19 games for Adirondack this season and he has five assists and 10 PIMs. He has 123 career NHL games netting eight goals and 24 assists for 32 points and 53 penalty minutes.

Calgary also announced that they have activated center Mikael Backlund and defenceman Ladislav Smid from Injured Reserve.

MARKUS GRANLUND – CENTER

BORN: Oulu, FIN DATE: April 16, 1993

HEIGHT: 6’0” WEIGHT: 180 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

ACQUIRED: 2nd round, 45th overall, in the 2011 NHL Draft

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2010-11

HIFK Helsinki

SM-liiga

2

0

0

0

0

--

--

--

--

--

2011-12

HIFK Helsinki

SM-liiga

47

15

19

34

18

3

0

0

0

0

2012-13

HIFK Helsinki

SM-liiga

50

10

20

30

18

5

1

2

3

4

2013-14

Abbotsford Heat

AHL

52

25

21

46

22

4

2

3

5

2

2013-14

Calgary Flames

NHL

7

2

1

3

0

--

--

--

--

--

2014-15

Adirondack Flames

AHL

8

3

2

5

10

--

--

--

--

--

2014-15

Calgary Flames

NHL

29

5

8

13

10

--

--

--

--

--

TOTALS

NHL

36

7

9

16

10

--

--

--

--

--

AHL

60

28

23

51

32

--

--

--

--

--

SM-liiga

99

25

39

64

36

8

1

2

3

4

COREY POTTER – DEFENSE

BORN: Lansing, MI DATE: January 5, 1984

HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 206 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

DRAFTED: NYR – 4th round, 122nd overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft

ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on September 5, 2014.

Season

Team

Lge

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2002-03

Michigan State University

CCHA

35

4

4

8

30

--

--

--

--

--

2003-04

Michigan State University

CCHA

38

0

8

8

63

--

--

--

--

--

2004-05

Michigan State University

CCHA

32

0

6

6

73

--

--

--

--

--

2005-06

Michigan State University

CCHA

45

4

18

22

117

--

--

--

--

--

2006-07

Charlotte Checkers

ECHL

43

6

13

19

56

--

--

--

--

--

2006-07

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

30

2

8

10

21

7

1

4

5

12

2007-08

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

80

5

27

32

102

5

0

1

1

14

2008-09

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

67

10

22

32

82

6

1

3

4

23

2008-09

New York Rangers

NHL

5

1

1

2

0

--

--

--

--

--

2009-10

Hartford Wolf Pack

AHL

69

4

24

28

54

--

--

--

--

--

2009-10

New York Rangers

NHL

3

0

0

0

2

--

--

--

--

--

2010-11

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

AHL

75

7

30

37

52

12

2

7

9

10

2010-11

Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL

1

0

0

0

0

--

--

--

--

--

2011-12

Edmonton Oilers

NHL

62

4

17

21

24

--

--

--

--

--

2012-13

Vienna

Austria

17

1

3

4

10

--

--

--

--

--

2012-13

Edmonton Oilers

NHL

33

3

1

4

6

--

--

--

--

--

2013-14

Oklahoma City Barons

AHL

6

0

1

1

4

--

--

--

--

--

2013-14

Edmonton Oilers

NHL

16

0

5

5

21

--

--

--

--

--

2013-14

Boston Bruins

NHL

3

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

2014-15

Adirondack Flames

AHL

19

0

5

5

10

--

--

--

--

--

TOTALS

NHL

123

8

24

32

53

1

0

0

0

0

AHL

346

28

117

145

325

30

4

15

19

59

ECHL

43

6

13

19

56

--

--

--

--

--

CCHA

150

8

36

44

283

--

--

--

--

--

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