Michael Cammalleri

Michael Cammalleri

About Michael Cammalleri

Michael Cammalleri (born June 8, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for and an alternate captain of the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was a second round selection, 49th overall, of the Los Angeles Kings at the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Kings in 2002 and scored the first regular season goal ever scored in a game played in Europe in 2007. After playing with Calgary for one season in 200809, he moved on to the Montreal Canadiens, with whom he scored the 20,000th goal in franchise history in 2009 and tied a franchise record for goals in one playoff series in 2010. He returned to the Flames in 2012 following an unusual transaction in which he was traded in the middle of a game. Representing Canada internationally on four occasions, Cammalleri won bronze and silver medals at the 2001 and 2002 World Junior Championships respectively. He was named the tournament's best forward in 2002.

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