The Calgary Flames, parent club of the AHL’s Abbotsford Heat, announced today the signing of goaltender J.P. Lamoureux to an American Hockey League contract.
Lamoureux, a native of Grand Forks, N.D., spent the 2009-10 season with the Portland Pirates in the AHL. He appeared in 29 games and compiled a record of 14-12-2 with a 2.98 goals-against average and an .894 save percentage.
Lamoureux recorded two shutouts on the season, including a 28-save effort vs. Hershey on Nov. 6 and a 17-save performance vs. Providence on Mar. 26.
Lamoureux was also Portland’s starting goaltender in the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs, posting a 2.90 GAA and .900 save percentage in four games vs. Manchester.
The 25-year-old Lamoureux made his professional debut in 2008-09 with Alaska (ECHL) where he helped guide the Aces to the Kelly Cup Finals.
Lamoureux played four seasons at the University of North Dakota, leading the Sioux to the Frozen Four as a senior in 2008.