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Flames sign Alex Tanguay

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today the signing of forward Alex Tanguay.


Tanguay, a native of Ste-Justine, Quebec, is coming off a season where he led the Flames with 47 assists and added 22 goals finishing second in team scoring with 69 points. Alex also tied for the NHL led in shootout game winning goals with four and netted a league high 10 shootout goals which ties an NHL record.

Contract terms: Five year contract at $3,500,000 per season.

ALEX TANGUAY - LEFT WING

BORN:              Ste-Justine, QC             DATE:       November 21, 1979

HEIGHT:           6’0”                               WEIGHT:  192 lbs.

SHOOTS:         Left

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2010

DRAFTED: COL 1st round (12th overall) in the 1998 NHL Draft

Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM +/- GP G A Pts PIM
1996-97 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 70 27 41 68 50 12 4 8 12 8
1997-98 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 51 47 38 85 32 5 7 6 13 4
1998-99 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 31 27 34 61 30 28 5 1 2 3 2
1998-99 Hershey Bears AHL 5 1 2 3 2 -2 5 0 2 2 0
1999-00 Colorado Avalanche NHL 76 17 34 51 22 6 17 2 1 3 2
2000-01 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 27 50 77 37 35 23 6 15 21 8
2001-02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 70 13 35 48 36 8 19 5 8 13 0
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 82 26 41 67 36 34 7 1 2 3 4
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 69 25 54 79 42 30 8 2 2 4 2
2004-05 Lugano Swiss-A 6 3 3 6 4 -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 71 29 49 78 46 8 9 2 4 6 12
2006-07 Calgary Flames NHL 81 22 59 81 44 12 6 1 3 4 8
2007-08 Calgary Flames NHL 78 18 40 58 48 11 7 0 4 4 4
2008-09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 50 16 25 41 34 13 2 0 1 1 2
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 80 10 27 37 32 -2 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Calgary Flames NHL 79 22 47 69 24 0 -- -- -- -- --
TOTALS NHL 818 225 461 686 401 98 19 40 59 42
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