Flames sign college defenceman Josh Healey to entry-level deal

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The Calgary Flames have signed free agent college defenceman Josh Healey to a two-year, entry-level deal, the team announced Saturday.

Healey, an Edmonton native, has spent the past four seasons playing in the NCAA for the Ohio State Buckeyes. The 22-year-old has scored 12 goals and and 60 points in 133 games during that span, to go along with a plus-27 rating.

The six-foot, 196-lb. left-handed shooter also has a tough side to him, accumulating 212 penalty minutes during his college career.

His contract with the Flames will start in the 2017-18 season, but Healey will report to the organization’s AHL affiliate in Stockton, Calif., later this week on an amateur try-out.

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