Highly touted college free agent Spencer Foo joins Flames

Union's Spencer Foo (15) celebrates his goal during the first period in the regional semifinals of the NCAA college hockey tournament against Penn State, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Cincinnati. (John Minchillo/AP)

CALGARY – Coveted college free agent Spencer Foo has committed to signing with the Calgary Flames.

A standard players’ contract with the 23-year-old forward from Edmonton will become official Saturday, the Flames said Tuesday in a release.

Foo compiled 26 goals and 36 assists in 38 games as a junior for Union College this past season.

The six-foot, 185-pound right-winger was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award that goes to the top player in NCAA Division 1 men’s hockey.

Foo played two seasons for the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Bonneyville Pontiacs prior to his college career.

Flames general manager Brad Treliving continued a run of high-profile moves in snagging Foo.

June 27, 2017

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