Ex-Flame Hanowski Inks Deal With German TeamNews: Ben Hanowski has signed a one-year contract with Augsburger Panther of the German Ice Hockey League. Analysis: The Flames elected not to extend Ben Hanowski a qualifying offer earlier this summer after he tallied 16 goals and 25 points in 56 games for AHL Adirondack this past season. The 24-year-old, who was previously acquired by the Flames as part of the March 2013 that sent Jarome Iginla to Pittsburgh, could return to North America next year if he has a strong showing in Europe.
Flames Reassign HanowskiNews: Ben Hanowski was a casualty of the first round of cuts Saturday, as he was sent down to the AHL, Scott Cruickshank of the Calgary Herald reports. Analysis: Ben Hanowski saw some extended time in Calgary in 2013-14, tallying two points in 11 games. He will likely see a little time with the Flames this year, but may soon be passed by the bevy of talented forward prospects in the organization.