The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed forward Justin Kirkland to a one-year, two-way contract with an AAV of $700,000.
Kirkland, a native of Camrose, AB suited up in 75 games for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League last season. The 22-year-old forward scored nine goals and added 21 assists for 30 points and 58 penalty minutes in 2018-19. Kirkland was drafted in the third round (62 overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Nashville Predators. He played his junior hockey for the Kelowna Rockets (WHL), where he went on to win the WHL Championship in 2015.
BORN: Camrose, AB DATE: August 2, 1996
HEIGHT: 6'3" WEIGHT: 203 lbs.
ACQUIRED: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2019