Wilson recalled by Flames, Piskula returns to Heat

The Abbotsford Heat and Calgary Flames exchanged defencemen on Friday morning.

The Abbotsford Heat and Calgary Flames exchanged defencemen on Friday morning, as Clay Wilson was recalled to the NHL parent club and Joe Piskula was sent down.

Wilson’s call-up is well-deserved – the mobile blueliner is currently fifth in scoring among AHL defencemen with 20 points (six goals, 14 assists) in 32 games with the Heat. That point total is also good for fourth-best on the team.

Piskula, a steady stay-at-home blueliner, had been up with the Flames for the past three weeks. He’d gotten into five NHL games in that time period, going pointless while registering two penalty minutes and a -5 rating. In 18 games with the Heat earlier this season, Piskula had a goal, three assists and a +1 rating.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

United Way grant provides food to 100 former prisoners, families

Abbotsford-based M2/W2 Association receives $25,000 to supply groceries

Kilby Park in Harrison Mills under water

Area is often subject to flooding, Historic Site will remain open through the summer

Foundry Abbotsford celebrates two years of service

Agency provides support to youth ages 12 to 24 and their families

Andrea Senft elected board chair of Abbotsford Community Foundation

Senft has worked for school district for 12 years and sits on several community boards

Abbotsford Police hold summer geocaching event

Residents invited to discover city while finding hidden treasures

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Ottawa jail inmates argue anti-COVID measures a breach of charter rights

The prisoners allege guards did not wear masks until April 25

Nestle Canada selling bottled water business to local family-owned company

The Pure Life bottled water business is being sold to Ice River Springs

US unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns are underway

President Donald Trump said the jobs report shows the economy is “roaring back”

Epstein pal arrested, accused of luring girls for sex abuse

Ghislaine Maxwell was in an intimate relationship with Epstein for years

B.C. repairs COVID-19 emergency order for local government

Ombudsperson shut out as his recommendations implemented

More than 50,000 Coronavirus cases reported per day in US

Coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 US states

Trump plans huge July 4 fireworks show despite DC’s concerns

Despite health concerns from D.C.’s mayor, no one apparently will be required to wear masks

Canadian engineer detained in Egypt released, needs treatment, family says

Yasser Albaz was detained at the Cairo airport after a business trip in February of 2019

Most Read