Top Emile Poirier News

  • Jets' Emile Poirier: Earns tryout

    Poirier signed a professional tryout agreement with Winnipeg on Friday.

    Poirier was drafted by the Flames with the 22nd overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, but hasn't logged an NHL game since 2015-16. While the 24-year-old would be a shocking addition to the 23-man roster, he could land a two-way deal with the Jets and begin the year with AHL Manitoba if he impresses in training camp.

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  • Flames' Emile Poirier: Waived Tuesday

    Calgary waived Poirier on Tuesday, James Mirtle of The Athletic Toronto reports.

    Poirier was a first-round pick in 2013, but the 22-year-old winger has yet to make any significant impact at the NHL level. If he clears waivers, he'll be assigned to AHL Stockton, where he'll likely spend the entirety of the 2017-18 campaign.

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  • Flames' Emile Poirier: Reassigned Sunday

    Poirier was reassigned to AHL Stockton on Sunday.

    Poirier, a first-round pick in 2013, made appearances in two games during his recall, going scoreless with a minus-1 rating. At this point in the season, Poirier is unlikely to return to Calgary.

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  • Flames' Emile Poirier: Summoned by big club

    The Flames recalled Poirier from AHL Stockton on an emergency basis Monday.

    The Flames will do some lineup shuffling for Monday's game against the Coyotes, which should result in Poirier seeing time on a line with Michael Frolik and Mikael Backlund.

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  • Flames Assign Poirier To AHL

    Poirier was assigned to AHL Adirondack Sunday, Flames beat writer Wes Gilberts reports.Poirier saw time in six games with the Flames last season, recording one assist during that span. He spent the majority of his time with AHL Adirondack, playing in 55 games, while recording 19 goals and 23 assists. After playing in 55 games with them last season, Poirier is plenty familiar with the Flames' AHL affiliate.
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  • Flames Assign Poirier To Adirondack

    Poirier was assigned to AHL Adirondack on Monday, Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun reports.One of the Flames' better prospects, Poirier is set to begin his first full season as a pro, after a successful junior career for Gatineau of the QMJHL. The 19-year-old is probably another year or two away from contributing with the Flames on a regular basis.
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  • Poirier Back To 100 Percent After Surgery

    Poirier is fully recovered from shoulder surgery and had a pair of goals in his season debut with AHL Adirondack, the Calgary Sun reports.Poirier is one of the brightest prospects in the organization and may have received a call-up already if he was healthy. The winger has loads of talent and should get a shot in the NHL at some point this season.
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  • Flames Call Up Poirier

    With Paul Byron and Matt Stajan out, the Flames called up Poirier on Monday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 reports.Poirier has played well in Adirondack, with 30 points in 42 games and an All-Star berth. He's one of the prized prospects for Calgary, but when Byron returns, he's likely headed back to Adirondack.
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  • Calgary's Poirier To Get Second Start

    Poirier will get his second start Wednesday with Mason Raymond out of the lineup, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 reports.Poirier did not score or register a shot on goal in eight minutes of action Tuesday. He's got a lot of talent, but that may not transfer to the NHL quite yet at this point in his career.
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  • Flames' Poirier Records First NHL Point

    Poirier collected an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Flyers.This counts as Poirier's first NHL point. The speedy winger is a highly touted prospect called up from the Flames on Feb. 23, so it would be wise to closely monitor his progress in the infancy of his career. Prior to his ascension to the majors, Poirier had 14 goals and 16 assists in 42 games with the Baby Flames.
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  • Flames Reassign Poirier

    Poirier was reassigned to AHL Adirondack on Friday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.Poirier has been a healthy scratch for the Flames' last seven games, and with winger Paul Byron (lower body) close to a return, Poirier's chances of playing were only about to become scarcer. The Flames decided it was in the 20-year-old's best interest to pick up some more development time in the minors.
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  • Flames Call Up Poirier From AHL

    Poirier was recalled from AHL Adirondack on Friday, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet.ca reports.Poirier is one of four call-ups the Flames made ahead of their regular-season finale Saturday against the Jets. With the Flames' playoff spot secure following Thursday's win over the Kings, the team could reward Poirier with an appearance Saturday, but he's not expected to contribute during the postseason.
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  • Flames Return Poirier To Minors

    Poirier has been sent back down to Adirondack, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 reports.Poirier was basically just a rental for Saturday while the Flames rested some of their starters. He will get a better shot at making the squad in the fall.
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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 196 lbs
Birthplace: Montreal, PQ
Age: 27
Shoots: Left