Flames sign defender Oliver Kylington to one-year, two-way deal

Calgary Flames' Oliver Kylington, of Sweden, celebrates his goal during first period NHL hockey action against the Nashville Predators in Calgary, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/CP)

The Calgary Flames have inked defenceman Oliver Kylington to a one-year, two-way contract, the club announced Friday.

Kylington's new deal carries an average annual value of $787,500, per the team.

Drafted 60th overall by the Flames back in 2015, Kylington has suited up for 87 games with the big club so far, 48 of those coming in 2019-20.

The 23-year-old Stockholm, Sweden native skated an average of 13:42 minutes per game in Calgary last season, posting seven points.

He spent parts of the past two seasons with the organization's AHL affiliate in Stockton as well, following three full AHL campaigns.

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