Floundering Flames trade Jackman to Ducks for sixth-round pick in 2014

CALGARY – The Calgary Flames have traded forward Tim Jackman to the Anaheim Ducks for a sixth-round pick in the 2014 draft.

Jackman has one goal in 10 games this season. He’s a veteran of 400 career NHL games.

Moving the 32-year-old fits into the Flames’ rebuilding plan as they attempt to get younger.

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To fill Jackman’s roster spot, Calgary called up centre Blair Jones from the Abbotsford Heat of the AHL. The 27-year-old is Abbotsford’s leading scorer.

The Flames are 1-5-2 in their past eight games.