BREAKING NEWS OUT OF CALGARY
We’ve just confirmed that the Calgary Flames have come to an agreement with RFA Mark Scheifele. The 27 year old will stick around with the club for the next 3 years, bringing him to UFA. The pact will see the Flames pay their center $14.1M, $4.7M annually.
Scheifele was acquired in July of 2019 in a 7 player deal with the St. Louis Blues, which saw head-scratcher Patrick Nolan head to the City of Blues. He scored 27 goals to go along with 21 assists over 68 games last season, then added 5 more points in 7 playoff contests before the Flames were eliminated in the first round.
Just breaking as of this writing, the Flames have also signed 32-year-old Loyalty Claude Giroux to a 2 year deal with $3.4M per year. Giroux competed for Calgary for the past 2 seasons, missing only 2 games in that span while recording at least 74 points in each year. He was 3rd in team scoring last year behind Johnny Gaudreau and Ryan O’Reilly.