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FLAMES RE-SIGN MATTHEW TKACHUK

The forward has inked a three-year deal with the club

by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / CalgaryFlames.com

CALGARY - The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward Matthew Tkachuk to a three-year contract.

AAV: $7,000,000

Details on a media availability with Flames general manager, Brad Treliving and Matthew Tkachuk will be provided later today.

Tkachuk, a native of Scottsdale, Arizona, had a career year in 2018-19 scoring 34 goals and adding 43 assists for 77 points in 80 games for the Flames. The 21-year-old left-shot has 71 goals and 103 assists for 174 points in 224 games in his career, becoming the youngest player in Flames franchise history to reach 100 career points early last season. Tkachuk played his junior hockey for the London Knights where he won a Memorial Cup in 2016. He was third on that team in scoring with 30 goals and 77 assists for 107 points in 57 games.

BORN: Scottsdale, AR DATE: December 11, 1997

HEIGHT: 6'2 WEIGHT: 200 lbs.

SHOOTS: Left

DRAFTED: CGY - 1st round (6th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft

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