Flames Lock-In Tanguay for 3 Years


Jarome Iginla has someone to take the scoring pressure off now. His name is Alex Tanguay and he’ll be wearing a Flaming C on his jersey for the next 3 seasons.

NHL.com reported that the Flames signed Tanguay to a 3-year, $15.75 million deal.

Tanguay is a versatile, potently offensive player that can play left wing or centre, and should do nicely with the Flames in the coming years. He was

Calgary also announced the signing of left winger Jeff Friesen today. Friesen signed a 1-year, $1.6 million deal with the Flames. In 11 seasons, Friesen has 212 goals and 504 points in 821 games. He will bring consistency and a great team-attitude to the Flames.

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