Flames sign RFA Sam Bennett to two-year deal

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CALGARY — The Calgary Flames signed forward Sam Bennett to a two-year contract on Wednesday with an annual average value of $1.95 million.

Bennett played 81 games with Calgary last season, recording 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points along with 75 penalty minutes in the regular season. He also had a pair of goals in four playoff games.

The 21-year-old Bennett has played in 159 career NHL games, scoring 31 goals and adding 32 assists while accumulating 112 penalty minutes.

Bennett was Calgary’s first-round pick in the 2014 NHL draft.

September 6, 2017

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Sam Bennett
Centre
AGE: 21
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$1.95 million
TOTAL:
$3.9 million