|Assets:||Is an industrious winger who can play a physical game and usually finishes his checks. Can also play a two-way game at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Lacks ideal size for the National Hockey League game. Also lacks high-end skill, so he will always be a role player at the highest level.|
|Career Potential:||Journeyman winger with a little upside.|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/11/2013||Invited to training camp by the Calgary Flames.|
|8/28/2013||Signed by the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|7/02/2013||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/21/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/26/2011||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|7/01/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames to a two-year contract.|
|9/24/2010||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/19/2010||Invited to training camp by the Calgary Flames.|
|9/16/2009||Returned to his junior team (Lethbridge-WHL).|
|9/12/2009||Invited to training camp by the San Jose Sharks.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
Carter Bancks gets AHL deal with Heat | 08/28/2013 4:30 PM
NewsThe Abbotsford Heat have given Carter Bancks a one-year deal.
ImpactHe suited up in 59 games with the Heat last season where he recorded five goals, 12 points and 53 penalty minutes. Bancks also made two appearances with Calgary in the NHL.
Carter Bancks could make NHL debut Tuesday | 04/23/2013 6:01 AM
NewsCarter Bancks may be making his NHL debut on Tuesday.
ImpactBancks has spent the last three seasons with Abbotsford of the AHL and had five goals and 12 points in 53 games. He has been practicing alongside Akim Aliu and Paul Byron and with the Flames eliminated from the post-season, they are giving some of their minor leaguers a look see down the stretch. "I'm already pretty nervous just coming to practices," the undrafted Bancks said. "I mean, I've worked my whole life for this opportunity. It hasn't always been the easiest way for me . . . but it's definitely worth it to come up here for this last week. It's already been a tonne of fun, a great experience." Stay tuned.
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