Saturday, August 11, 2007
Under the Radar: Eric Godard
In a little case of non-information FIW has learned that tough winger Eric Godard resigned with the Calgary Flames to a 1 year deal for $475,000. Injured most of last season, Godard played in only 19 games for the Flames. Never a prolific scorer, Godard managed 1 point (an assist) while racking up an impressive 50 penalty minutes. A born fighter, a healthy Godard should bring some much needed muscle to Calgary's attack. In 126 NHL games (107 with the Isles), Godard has 2 goals and 4 assists for 6 points. The impressive number is his 310 penalty minutes, many of them via fisticuffs. He is also a fairly impressive -6 rating considering the role he fills.