Flames recall Rinat Valiev from AHL Stockton

Watch as Mark Giordano gets sent to the box after this knee-on-knee hit against Mikko Koivu.

The Calgary Flames have recalled defenceman Rinat Valiev from AHL Stockton.

Valiev has three assists in 20 games this season with the Heat.

The 23-year-old was acquired from Montreal via trade on Oct. 1.

He has no points in 12 career NHL games.

Captain Mark Giordano was suspended two games for kneeing Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu.

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