News:Ryan Howse was reassigned to the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL.
Analysis: The 21-year-old has put up just one point (an assist) in 16 AHL games this season, and it seems the Flames decided it's best he work on his game in the junior league for now.
News:Ryan Howse will open the year with the Flames' No. 1 farm team, and is in better shape for the 2011-12 campaign, the Calgary Herald reports.
Analysis:Ryan Howse was challenged in the offseason by Calgary general manager Jay Feaster to shed some weight, and Howse has responded. The sniper will try and show off his skills with the Abbotsford Heat this season in hopes of cracking the Flames' lineup.