Calgary, AB - Calgary Flames
General Manager and Head Coach Darryl Sutter announced today defenceman Richie Regehr has been recalled from the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights of the American Hockey League. In addition defenceman Mark Giordano has been reassigned to Omaha. Giordano played in two games with the Flames making his NHL debut on Monday, January 30th in St. Louis.
RICHIE REGEHR, made his NHL debut on December 29th vs. Minnesota posting his first NHL point/assist on the game-winning goal. Regehr played in 10 games with Calgary posting two assists and four penalty minutes. In 36 games with Omaha this season Regehr posted 20 points (3 goals, 17 assists) with two power play goals, one short-handed goal and 40 penalty minutes. Last night (February 1st) Regehr participated in the AHL All-Star game in Winnipeg, MB scoring a goal and adding an assist. In 100 AHL career games Regehr has accumulated 45 points (12 goals, 33 assists) with 100 penalty minutes with Omaha and Lowell.
The 6’0” 195 lbs. rearguard made his professional debut during the 2004-05 campaign after playing in 307 games in the Western Hockey League with Kelowna and Portland posting 199 points (49 goals, 150 assists) and 355 penalty minutes. The Flames signed Regehr as a free agent on July 6, 2004.