Lodi News-Sentinel

AHL’s Heat moving out of Stockton

- FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS — David Witte

On Monday, the Calgary Flames announced that the American Hockey League board of governors approved the team moving its AHL franchise, the Stockton Heat, to Calgary, Canada.

The move will be effective as of the start of the 2022-23 season.

“Calgary Sports and Entertainm­ent Corporatio­n have appreciate­d the partnershi­p with the City of Stockton since our arrival in 2015,” said Heat General Manager Brad Pascall. “We especially would like to say thank you to the Heat fans who loyally supported the team and continue to throughout the 2022 AHL Playoffs.”

The Heat are currently locked in a playoff series against teh Colorado Eagles, after finished the regular season first in the Pacific Division at 45-16.

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