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Flames unveil 2020-21 training camp roster

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Ryan Pike
1 year ago
Folks, it’s almost time for NHL hockey to return!
In advance of their Jan. 14 puck drop against the Jets, the Calgary Flames have unveiled their 2020-21 training camp roster!
The Flames have invited 41 players to camp – five goalies, 12 defensemen and 24 forwards, plus four players who will be late arrivals. The camp is limited to 36 skaters, so as the three late-arriving skaters arrive the club will have to cut skaters who are already in camp.
They have to unveil a cap compliant roster of 20 to 23 players by 3 p.m. MT on Jan. 12. They’re also required to carry between four and six players on their taxi squad, one of which will be a goaltender. (The taxi squad is basically an extension of their AHL roster, but hang out with the NHL team as extra bodies.)
The camp will be closed to the public and feature zero pre-season games and two scrimmages.
Here’s who will be in camp:

Goaltenders (5)

No.PlayerAge2019-20 Team(s)
70Louis Domingue28New Jersey/Vancouver (NHL)
Binghamton/Syracuse (AHL)
25Jacob Markstrom30Vancouver Canucks (NHL)
33David Rittich28Calgary Flames (NHL)
39Garret Sparks (PTO)27Vegas Golden Knights (NHL)
Chicago Wolves (AHL)
50Artyom Zagidulin25Stockton Heat (AHL)
Late arrival: #40 Dustin Wolf (World Juniors)
Signed but not invited: Tyler Parsons (ankle surgery)
Unsigned and not invited: Daniil Chechelev (KHL)

Defensemen (12)

No.PlayerAgeShot2019-20 Team(s)
4Rasmus Andersson24RCalgary Flames (NHL)
5Mark Giordano37LCalgary Flames (NHL)
55Noah Hanifin23LCalgary Flames (NHL)
46Carl-Johan Lerby23LMalmo Redhawks (SHL)
3Connor Mackey24LMinnesota State University Mavericks (NCAA)
89Nikita Nesterov27LCSKA Moscow (KHL)
72Alex Petrovic28RProvidence Bruins (AHL)
44Colton Poolman25LUniversity of North Dakota Fighting Hawks (NCAA)
26Michael Stone (PTO)30RCalgary Flames (NHL)
8Chris Tanev31RVancouver Canucks (NHL)
6Juuso Valimaki22LDid not play due to injury
45Alexander Yelesin24RCalgary Flames (NHL)
Stockton Heat (AHL)
Late arrival: #58 Oliver Kylington (immigration issues)
Signed but not Invited: Johannes Kinnvall (on loan to HV71 for this season)
Unsigned and not invited: Ilya Solovyov (KHL), Yan Kuznetsov (NCAA/World Juniors), Jeremie Poirier (QMJHL), Jake Boltmann (NCAA)

Forwards (24)

No.PlayerAgeShot2019-20 Team(s)
11Mikael Backlund31LCalgary Flames (NHL)
93Sam Bennett24LCalgary Flames (NHL)
29Dillon Dube22LCalgary Flames (NHL)
Stockton Heat (AHL)
38Byron Froese29RStockton Heat (AHL)
13Johnny Gaudreau27LCalgary Flames (NHL)
42Glenn Gawdin23RStockton Heat (AHL)
52Justin Kirkland24LStockton Heat (AHL)
27Josh Leivo27RVancouver Canucks (NHL)
28Elias Lindholm26RCalgary Flames (NHL)
17Milan Lucic32LCalgary Flames (NHL)
88Andrew Mangiapane24LCalgary Flames (NHL)
23Sean Monahan26LCalgary Flames (NHL)
20Joakim Nordstrom28LBoston Bruins (NHL)
64Emilio Pettersen20LUniversity of Denver Pioneers (NCAA)
41Matthew Phillips22RStockton Heat (AHL)
39Luke Philp25RStockton Heat (AHL)
36Zac Rinaldo30LCalgary Flames (NHL)
Stockton Heat (AHL)
53Charles “Buddy” Robinson III29RCalgary Flames (NHL)
Stockton Heat (AHL)
63Adam Ruzicka21LStockton Heat (AHL)
10Derek Ryan34RCalgary Flames (NHL)
81Dominik Simon26LPittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
19Matthew Tkachuk23LCalgary Flames (NHL)
75Eetu Tuulola22RStockton Heat (AHL)
78Dmitry Zavgorodniy20RRimouski Oceanic (QMJHL)
(One more PTO player may be arriving late according to Brad Treliving.)
Late arrivals: #47 Connor Zary (World Juniors), #49 Jakob Pelletier (World Juniors)
Signed but not invited: Martin Pospisil
Unsigned and not invited: Josh Nodler (NCAA), Rory Kerins (OHL), Ilya Nikolayev (Russia), Mitchell Mattson (NCAA), Lucas Feuk (Sweden), Demetrios Koumontzis (NCAA), Filip Sveningsson (Sweden), Ryan Francis (QMJHL)

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