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Flames' Hamonic out with fractured face after fight

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has been placed on injured reserve with a facial fracture. Hamonic was involved in a fight with Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson in the first period of Calgary's 5-2 season-opening loss at Vancouver on Wednesday.

Defenceman listed as week-to-week

Calgary's Travis Hamonic, right, took on Vancouver's Erik Gudbranson in their season opener on Wednesday night. (Jonathan Hayward/Canadian Press)

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Hamonic has been placed on injured reserve with a facial fracture.

The Flames say he is out week-to-week.

Hamonic was involved in a fight with Canucks defenceman Erik Gudbranson in the first period of Calgary's 5-2 season-opening loss at Vancouver on Wednesday.

The Flames recalled defenceman Rasmus Andersson from the American Hockey League's Stockton Heat to fill the roster spot.

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