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Tyler Wotherspoon | Defenseman

Team: Calgary Flames
Age / DOB:  (21) / 3/12/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 203

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The Calgary Flames have brought up Tyler Wotherspoon.
He was up with the Flames prior to the All-Star break, but he was a healthy scratch so he hasn't played with Calgary yet this season. Wotherspoon has two goals and 15 points in 39 games with Adirondack this year. Jan 26 - 2:18 PM

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Tyler Wotherspoon has been reassigned to Calgary's AHL affiliate in Adirondack.

He was a healthy scratch Wednesday and hasn't played any games with Calgary this year. Wotherspoon suited up in 14 NHL games last season, though.
Jan 22 - 6:43 PM

Tyler Wotherspoon has been called up by Calgary.

He has 15 points and a minus-5 rating in 38 games with Adirondack this year. Wotherspoon collected four assists in 14 outings with Calgary during the 2013-14 campaign.
Jan 20 - 3:55 PM

Defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon has been assigned by the Calgary Flames to the AHL's Adirondack Flames.

Wotherspoon, 21, had four assists and four penalty minutes in 14 games with Calgary last year.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 10:17:00 PM

Tyler Wotherspoon (shoulder) was able to participate in drills with the Flames on Wednesday.

Wotherspoon is recovering from off-season shoulder surgery. "It was nice to get back out there with all the guys, get my timing back. At first it was a little fast and mentally had to get back into it, but as the practice went on, I felt good," Wotherspoon said. He'll gradually ramp up to taking full contact in practices over the next couple of days. If all goes well, he might get into a preseason game in about a week.
Source: Calgary Sun
Thu, Sep 25, 2014 07:41:00 AM

Defenseman Tyler Wotherspoon has not be cleared to play after undergoing off-season shoulder surgery.

Wotherspoon played 14 games for the Flames last season and picked up four assists as the 21-year-old is considered a bright prospect for Calgary. He is skating and is awaiting medical clearance for contact. If healthy, Wotherspoon should make the Flames on the third unit. His fantasy value at this time is negligible.
Source: Calgary Sun
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 07:11:00 AM

Tyler Wotherspoon (upper body) is probable for Wednesday's game.

Wotherspoon was hurt during Monday's match. He has an assist in three contests this season.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014 09:16:00 AM

Tyler Wotherspoon suffered an upper-body injury during Monday's contest.

The good news is that Wotherspoon might be able to rejoin the Flames on Wednesday, based on coach Bob Hartley's initial assessment. He has an assist in three games this season.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 08:59:00 AM

There's an outside chance Tyler Wotherspoon will start the 2013-14 campaign with the Calgary Flames.

The Flames already have six defensemen signed to one-way contract. "I’ve glanced at it once or twice and I know the situation," Wotherspoon said. "They’ve talked to me and told me they believe in me. And I believe in myself. I know if I play my game and play the right way, I’m going to get every opportunity that I can. The last couple years have been great, but I know turning pro isn’t easy. It’s a different lifestyle and a different animal. It’s men out there now and I’ve got to become accustomed to it. I’ll take what I can from the coaches and put it into my game, but after this camp, I feel strong and more comfortable going into (main) camp. I’m excited about this year." He had 37 points in 61 WHL games, but he's likely to be a stay-at-home defenseman at the NHL level.
Source: Calgary Sun
Tue, Jul 16, 2013 08:42:00 AM

The Calgary Flames have signed Tyler Wotherspoon to an entry-level contract.

Although the length of the deal was not announced, he will get $925,000 per season. Wotherspoon was a mainstay on Team Canada's blueline during the 2013 World Junior Championships and had a great year in the WHL where he was a plus-62 and garnered 37 points for Portland. The second rounder is highly regarded but will likely require most time in the minors before making his presence felt in the NHL.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013 05:17:00 AM

Tyler Wotherspoon disagrees with the assertion that his defensive skill set makes his work often go unnoticed.

"I don't think anybody out there wants that," Wotherspoon said. "I think we've all got a special part on this team, and I don't think anybody will be unnoticed." Wotherspoon has a WHL-leading plus-34 rating in 29 games. He'll play for Team Canada in the World Junior Championship and head coach Steve Spott suggested that plus-minus will be his main stat in the tournament. Spott added that while other players on the team have more flare, Wotherspoon can be relied upon to play a shutdown role, especially while the team is killing penalties.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mon, Dec 24, 2012 10:10:00 AM

Tyler Wotherspoon's excellent season for the Portland Winterhawks and great performance at Team Canada's mini-camp last week has earned him a spot on the World Juniors roster for the 2013 tournament in Russia.

At 6 foot 2 and 209 pounds, Wotherspoon is an ideal force on the back end who has proven this year that he can play well on both ends of the ice. So far, he's scored 3 goals and racked up 20 assists in 29 games for the Winterhawks with an impressive +34 rating.
Sat, Dec 15, 2012 06:35:00 AM

Tyler Wotherspoon registered an assist in the Portland Winterhawks' 4-1 win over the Tri-City Americans on Sunday.

With the assist last night, the Calgary Flames' prospect now has a respectable 23 points in 29 games this season in the WHL. Wotherspoon is not flashy, but he just does a lot of things well on the ice which does not really translate in a lot of fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 09:25:00 PM

Flames' prospect Tyler Wotherspoon potted a goal in the Portland Winterhawks' 4-1 win over the Everett Silvertips Saturday night.

With the goal last night, the 6-foot-2, 203 pounds blueliner now has a respectable 19 points in 25 games this season in the WHL. The physical defender has the potential to be a solid NHL'er, but fantasy expectations should be tempered.
Sun, Dec 2, 2012 09:26:00 AM

Flames' prospect Tyler Wotherspoon registered an assist in the Portland Winterhawks' 5-2 win over the Medicine Hat Tigers Saturday night.

With the assist last night, the physical defender now has 18 points in 20 games this season. The 6-foot-2, 203 pounds blueliner should be a solid NHL'er, but fantasy expectations should be tempered.
Sun, Nov 18, 2012 10:47:00 AM

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