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Flames sign forward Jonathan Huberdeau to eight-year, M deal

Flames sign forward Jonathan Huberdeau to eight-year, $84M deal

The Calgary Flames and forward Jonathan Huberdeau have agreed to an 8-calendar year, $84M offer, the group announced Thursday evening. 

Huberdeau’s offer with the Flames arrives with an AAV of $10.5M. 

“I’m thrilled to be aspect of the Calgary Flames business lengthy-phrase,” Huberdeau said in a assertion unveiled by the staff. “I’m psyched for this new chapter and I am committed to this group. I will give almost everything I have, on and off the ice and I won’t be able to wait around to play in front of the passionate Flames supporters.” 

The Flames acquired Huberdeau past month in a blockbuster trade with the Florida Panthers. The offer sent All-Star forward Matthew Tkachuk to the Panthers in exchange for Huberdeau, defenseman MacKenzie Weaver, ahead Cole Schwindt, and a conditional 2025 initially-spherical draft decision. 

Huberdeau, a two-time All-Star, was because of to be an unrestricted cost-free agent at the end of the 2022-23 year, moving into the final yr of a 6-calendar year, $35.4M agreement signed with the Panthers in 2017. 

The 29-12 months-aged posted a vocation-higher 115 factors (30 goals, 85 assists) in 80 online games for Florida very last season. Huberdeau finished with 5 details (1 objective, 4 assists) in 10 Stanley Cup Playoff game titles. 

Picked No. 3 overall by the Panthers in 2011, Huberdeau has performed in 671 career NHL game titles from 2012-22, compiling 613 details (198 plans, 415 assists.)