Higgins was released from his tryout agreement with the Flames on Monday.
The 33-year-old winger put up a negative 14 plus-minus in 33 games with Vancouver last year, and only scored four points. He is past his prime, but another team could pick him up to add some organizational depth.
Higgins had a disappointing 2015-16 campaign that included four points in 33 contests, which led the Canucks to buy him out of his contract and cause him to be a free agent. Given those types of numbers, it should come as no surprise the