Aces receive Roy from Calgary

Alaska Aces, ECHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League, announced today that goaltender Olivier Roy has been assigned to the Aces by Calgary.

The 6-foot, 180 pound goaltender was acquired by the Flames yesterday along with defenseman Ladislav Smid from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Laurent Brossoit and center Roman Horak. Roy carries two seasons of ECHL experience, including a run to the Kelly Cup Finals last season with the Stockton Thunder, when he went 12-9 in the postseason with a 2.81 goals-against-average and a .911 save percentage.

Roy also went 7-2-0 in regular season play with Stockton, boasting a 1.21 goals-against-average and a .961 save percentage. He also earned Stockton’s “Rookie of the Year” award in 2011-12 with a 2.49 goals-against-average, .925 save percentage and 16-18-1 record in 40 games while breaking the club record with four shutouts and twice earning the ECHL Goaltender of the Week award.

The native of Causapscal, Quebec is 11-11-1 with a .904 save percentage in 29 career American Hockey League games with Oklahoma City and Springfield.