Abbotsford Heat new home for tough guy Brian McGrattan re-acquired by Calgary Flames
CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have acquired tough guy Brian McGrattan from Nashville in exchange for defenceman Joe Piskula.
The move came aday after the Predators assigned McGrattan to Milwaukee of the American Hockey League after he cleared waivers.
McGrattan will report to Calgary’s AHL affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat.
This will be McGrattan’s second stint with the Flames after playing for Calgary during the 2009-10 season, when he had one goal and three assists along with 86 penalty minutes in 34 games.
The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Hamilton native has three goals, 13 assists and 456 penalty minutes in 214 games with Ottawa, Phoenix, Calgary and Nashville.
Piskula has played 10 NHL games with Los Angeles and Calgary over his seven-year professional career.
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