Found May 02, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Jay Feaster
TEAMS: Calgary Flames
Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed centre Roman Cervenka. “Roman is a highly skilled player with great hands, excellent vision and the ability to score goals at an elite level of play,” said Flames General Manager Jay Feaster. “Our scouts in Europe identified him as someone who could slot into our top six forward group and play in the NHL as a top two line centre.  John Weisbrod went to see him play early in the KHL Playoffs and came away confirming everything we had heard from our scouts in Europe. We made an aggressive pitch to convince him that Calgary was the perfect place for him to start his NHL career, and we are extremely pleased Roman agreed. We look forward to welcoming him to the Flames and our great city.”Continue reading "Flames Sign Roman Cervenka For $3.775M"

Flames sign Czech center Cervenka

The Calgary Flames signed Czech center Roman Cervenka to a $3.775 million, one-year contract. The deal was announced by the team Wednesday. The 26-year-old from Prague spent the last two seasons with Avangard Omsk of the KHL of Russia and had 54 goals and 46 assists in 105 games. Cervenka led Omsk in scoring during the 2010-11 season with 31 goals and 30 assists in 51 games playing...

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