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Ryan Wilson | Defenseman | #44

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/3/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 210
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Ryan Wilson has inked a contract with the KHL's Ak Bars Kazan.
Wilson attended the Flames' training camp on a tryout basis, but didn't make the team. The 28-year-old defenseman is a veteran of 230 career NHL games. Fri, Nov 6, 2015 02:48:00 PM

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The Calgary Flames have released Ryan Wilson from his professional tryout.

The 28-year-old skated in just three NHL games with Colorado last season. He will try to latch on with another team, but he may have to settle for a stint in the minors.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 02:12:00 PM

Ryan Wilson still has a chance to make the Flames opening night roster.

Wilson is on a PTO and has played well in training camp as he is battling Brett Kulak for the sixth spot on the blueline. "I’m still here, so that’s a good thing," Wilson said Friday. "My goal coming in was make sure I’m getting better every day, learning the systems, learning how to play their game, and I think I’ve done a pretty good job at that. As long as you show improvement and you’re willing to work hard and do everything that they ask, then you’re going to succeed more often that not. I’m definitely proud of what I’ve done so far, but there’s still some work to be done." Wilson missed all but three games last season with a shoulder injury for Colorado and doesn't have a lot of fantasy value at this time.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sat, Oct 3, 2015 06:16:00 AM

The Calgary Flames have extended a professional tryout offer to Ryan Wilson.

Wilson originally signed with Calgary as an undrafted free agent in 2008, but the Flames dealt him to Colorado in a 2009 trade involving Jordan Leopold. Wilson has gone on to record seven goals and 67 points in 230 contests with the Avalanche. He played in just three contests last season though, due to a shoulder injury.
Thu, Sep 3, 2015 05:48:00 PM

Don't expect the Colorado Avalanche to re-sign Ryan Wilson.

Wilson is set to become an unrestricted free-agent on July 1st. The Avs will almost certainly be in the market for a defenseman or two this offseason. It also looks like the team will let Jan Hejda walk as well.
Source: Denver Post
Sun, Jun 7, 2015 03:11:00 PM

Ryan Wilson will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery.

Wilson was limited to just three games in 2014-15. He was originally sidelined for a suspected head injury and when he tried to return on Oct. 21, he sustained his current shoulder problem. His three-year, $6.75 million contract is set to expire this summer and he might have a tough time getting another one-way deal after playing in just 43 contests over the life of that deal.
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 03:11:00 PM

Ryan Wilson will not play Saturday night against the Flyers.

He is making progress in his recovery from a shoulder injury but he is not quite ready to return to action.
Sat, Nov 8, 2014 12:41:00 PM

Ryan Wilson is slated to miss two to three weeks because of a shoulder injury.

He was injured in Tuesday's game against Florida. Wilson was back in the lineup after missing three games with a suspected head injury.
Source: Denver Post
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 11:42:00 AM

Ryan Wilson (head) may be back soon for the Avalanche.

It was initially suspected that he was concussed Monday when a puck struck him in the face, but he's listed as day-to-day and could return to the lineup on Thursday or Saturday. Wilson wasn't available for Tuesday's match in Toronto.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Ryan Wilson missed most of the third period due to an apparent concussion on Monday.

He was struck in the head by a puck. Zach Redmond or Nate Guenin should be expected to play Tuesday night versus Toronto in Wilson's place.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 09:35:00 AM

Ryan Wilson suffered an undisclosed injury during Monday's game against Boston.

Wilson has been limited to just 6:07 minutes of ice time. The severity of his injury isn't clear at this time.
Mon, Oct 13, 2014 03:12:00 PM

Ryan Wilson looks like a completely different player this preseason than he did in his subpar, injury-filled 2013-14 campaign.

He has shown up in tremendous shape and is playing with both a physical edge and an offensive flair in games and practices thus far. Wilson's play has improved to a large degree because he is completely healthy for the first time in three seasons. Keep an eye on Wilson as he could make a nice reserve roster pick.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Avalanche coach Patrick Roy has confirmed that Ryan Wilson will play in Game 4 of their first round series against Minnesota.

Wilson had six assists in 28 games in 2013-14. He is replacing Tyson Barrie, who is out four-to-six weeks with an MCL injury.
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 02:13:00 PM

Ryan Wilson may suit up in Game 4 for Colorado now that Tyson Barrie is injured.

Coach Patrick Roy said that either Wilson or Stefan Elliott would play because Barrie is out for four to six weeks with an MCL injury.
Source: Denver Post
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 08:53:00 AM

Ryan Wilson has dressed in Colorado's last three games.

He was a healthy scratch for 17 consecutive matches before getting back into the lineup. The Avalanche have been using him as a forward on the fourth line of late because of injuries.
Source: Denver Post
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 09:19:00 AM

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