February 29th, 2024

Calgary Flames forward A.J. Greer out eight weeks with fractured foot

By The Canadian Press on January 27, 2024.

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Mark Giordano (55) checks Calgary Flames forward A.J. Greer (18) in front of goalie Martin Jones (31) during first period NHL hockey action in Calgary, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024. Greer is out eight weeks with a fractured foot, the NHL team announced Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

CALGARY – The Calgary Flames say forward A.J. Greer will be out for eight weeks with a fractured foot.

Greer left Thursday’s 5-2 loss to Columbus midway through the second period after skating awkwardly into the boards while battling for the puck with Blue Jackets defenceman Jake Bean.

The 27-year-old Greer did not put any weight on his left leg while getting helped off the ice.

Greer has six goals and four assists in 47 games this season, his first in Calgary.

The Flames claimed Greer after the Boston Bruins placed him on waivers in October.

Greer has played for the Flames, Bruins, New Jersey Devils and Colorado Avalanche over a 155-game career so far.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 27, 2024.

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