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The Calgary Flames need an offensive boost.

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They’re hoping that Connor Zary, their first-round pick in 2020 and the leading scorer for the AHL’s Wranglers this fall, can help.

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The Flames announced Tuesday that Zary has been recalled from the farm club. The 22-year-old forward — a natural centre who has been working the left wing of late — was off to a superb start at minor-league level, with a goal and nine assists during a six-game point spree. This is his first career call-up.

The Flames, who have scored just six times during a five-game losing skid, return to action Wednesday when they welcome the Dallas Stars to the Saddledome (6:30 p.m. MT, Sportsnet One/Sportsnet 960 The Fan).

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Wes Gilbertson and Danny Austin have been covering the Flames for years and know what makes the team tick. Have questions? They have the answers – or the contacts to track them down. Send your questions to calgaryflames@postmedia.com

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