Flames sign defencemen Michael Stone to one-year deal

NHL profile photo on Calgary Flames player Michael Stone at a game against the Winnipeg Jets in Calgary, Alta. on March 27, 2021. (Larry MacDougal /CP)

CALGARY — The Calgary Flames have bolstered their blue line, signing defencemen Erik Gudbranson and Michael Stone to one-year deals.

The club says Gudbranson has inked a contract worth US$1.95 million and Stone signed for $750,000.

Gudbranson, 29, comes to Calgary with 10 seasons of NHL experience, including stints in Florida, Vancouver, Pittsburgh, Anaheim, Ottawa and Nashville.

The six-foot-five, 222-pound Ottawa native has 77 points (21 goals, 56 assists) and 640 penalty minutes in 563 regular-season games.

Stone, 31, has spent the past five seasons with the Flames and put up four points (two goals, two assists) in 21 appearances last year.

Originally from Winnipeg, Stone is heading into his 11th NHL season.

September 10, 2021

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Michael Stone
Defence
AGE: 31

SIGNED BY
Calgary Flames
LENGTH
1 yr
CONTRACT TYPE
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT
$750,000
TOTAL
$750,000

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