Calgary Signs Severson

CALGARY, Alberta – The Calgary Flames announced that they have signed former Louisiana and Peoria center Cam Severson. Las Vegas is the ECHL affiliate of the Flames.

Selected by San Jose in the eighth round (192nd overall) by the San Jose Sharks in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, Severson helped Peoria capture the 2000 Kelly Cup Championship scoring seven points (3g-4a) in 18 postseason games after scoring 27 points (19g-8a) in 56 regular season games for the Rivermen. Severson scored two points (0g-2a) in seven games with Louisiana before joining the Rivermen.

In 2004-05 with Milwaukee of the American Hockey League, the 27-year-old Severson had 255 penalty minutes and 14 points (6g-8a) in 63 regular season games and 12 penalty minutes in four playoff games.

In 2003-04 with Anaheim, Severson had career NHL highs with 33 games, 58 penalty minutes, three goals and three points. Signed as a free agent by the Mighty Ducks on August 22, 2002, the 6-1 and 215-pound Severson has three goals and 58 penalty minutes in 33 regular season NHL games, all with Anaheim. He also appeared in one playoff game with Anaheim in 2002-03.