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Flames Sign Forwards Glenn Gawdin and Justin Kirkland

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announce today that they have signed forwards Glenn Gawdin and Justin Kirkland to one-year, two-way contracts.

 

Gawdin, a native of Richmond, BC was a fourth round pick of the St. Louis Blues in the 2015 NHL Draft. Since then, the 24-year-old has skated in 139 AHL games with the Stockton Heat notching 31 goals and 67 assists for 98 points and 110 penalty minutes. He played seven games with the Calgary Flames last season earning his first NHL point (assist).

 

GLENN GAWDIN – CENTRE

 

BORN: Richmond, BC                        DATE: March 25, 1997

 

HEIGHT: 6’1″                          WEIGHT: 191 lbs.

 

SHOOTS: Right

 

DRAFTED: STL – 4th round (116th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft

 

ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on November 16, 2017

 

TERM: One-year, two-way

 

AAV: $750,000

 

Kirkland, a native of Winnipeg, MB was a third round pick of the Nashville Predators in the 2014 NHL Draft. The 25-year-old has skated in 267 AHL games split between the Stockton Heat and the Milwaukee Admirals netting 33 goals and 71 assists for 104 points and 171 penalty minutes from 2016-2021.

 

JUSTIN KIRKLAND – CENTRE

 

BORN: Winnipeg, MB             DATE: August 2, 1996

 

HEIGHT: 6’3″                          WEIGHT: 183 lbs.

 

SHOOTS: Left

 

DRAFTED: NSH – 3rd round (62nd overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft

 

ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on July 2, 2019

 

TERM: One-year, two-way

 

AAV: $750,000

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