The Calgary Flames have made a roster move in advance of Sunday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes. The club has recalled defenseman Rinat Valiev from the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League.
— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) February 2, 2019
With Travis Hamonic’s status for Sunday’s game in question, adding Valiev gives the team a bit of insurance.
Valiev, 23, was acquired from the Montreal Canadiens at the beginning of the season in the trade that sent Brett Kulak to the Habs.