Flames assign Gedig, Carr to Eagles


WINDSOR, Colo. – The Colorado Eagles, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Calgary Flames and the AHL’s Adirondack Flames, announced that defenseman Curtis Gedig and goaltender Doug Carr have been assigned to the team by Calgary.

Gedig, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound defenseman, spent the past four seasons at Ohio State University, where he collected 51 points (7g-44a) in 133 games. Gedig made the jump to the NCAA level after spending two seasons in the BCHL with the Merritt Centennials, Cowichan Valley Capitals and Vernon Vipers. The Westbank, British Columbia native finished his time in the BCHL with 39 points (15g-24a) in 99 games and helped capture a BCHL championship with the Vipers in 2010.

Carr, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound netminder recently concluded a standout career at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, where he played in 86 games over four seasons, finishing with a cumulative goals-against average of 2.58 and a .915 save percentage. Carr won a Hockey East Championship during his time with UMass-Lowell in 2013, after being named a Hockey East All-Star with the River Hawks in 2012. The Hanover, Mass. native went on to play in four games last season with the Abbotsford Heat of the AHL, where he posted one shutout, a 1.92 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage.