|Assets:||A solid puck-moving defenseman, he is capable of putting up excellent numbers at lower levels. Has good offensive instincts and pretty good hockey smarts, too.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal size for the National Hockey League game, so he must prove capable of handling bigger forwards in front of his own goal on a regular basis.|
|Career Potential:||Puck-moving defenseman with a little upside.|
|CCHA||Scholar-Athlete of the Year||2011-12|
|CCHA||First All-Star Team||2011-12|
|NCAA||Frozen Four All-Tournament Team||2011-12|
|NCAA||West Second All-American Team||2011-12|
|6/30/2014||Signed with the CSKA Moscow of the KHL.|
|6/30/2014||Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/14/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|3/29/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|3/02/2014||Assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|3/01/2014||Recalled from the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).|
|11/09/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|11/01/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/25/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year two-way contract.|
|1/13/2013||Invited to training camp by the Detroit Red Wings.|
|7/12/2012||Signed by the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL).|
|7/05/2013||Signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
Flames bring up blueliner Chad Billins | 03/29/2014 4:59 PM
NewsChad Billins has been summoned from the minors.
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ImpactHe travel with the Flames on their upcoming five-game road trip. Billins has 40 points in 62 games this season with AHL Abbotsford and two helpers in two matches with Calgary.
Chad Billins returns to the minors | 03/03/2014 6:51 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have sent Chad Billins back to the minors.
ImpactBillins was recalled on Saturday but was a healthy scratch and now that everyone made the trip for Monday's game in Minnesota, Billins was returned to Abbotsford. He had two assists in two games with Calgary earlier in the season and has nine goals and 36 points in 52 games with the NHL Abbotsford Heat.
Chad Billins sent to the minors | 11/10/2013 6:43 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have sent Chad Billins to the minors.
ImpactThe defenseman played in two games and picked up a couple of assists but was sent down as the Flames acquired Ladislav Smid from the Oilers. Billins will likely be the first defenseman recalled when there is an injury as he has a lot of offensive ability as a blueliner.
Flames recall Chad Billins from AHL | 11/02/2013 9:22 AM
NewsChad Billins has been recalled from the AHL.
ImpactThe defenseman has five goals and a helper this season and was recalled after the Flames put Lee Stempniak on the injured-reserve list. Billins, 24, has yet to play a game in the NHL in his career.
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