CALGARY, Alberta – Calgary Flames and newly acquired forward Jonathan Huberdeau agreed to an eight-year, $84 million contract extension.
Huberdeau, 29, moved to Calgary from the Florida Panthers with a quarterback. Mackenzie Vigarforward Cole Schwindt and a conditional 2025 first-round pick last month for the star forward Matthew Tkachuk.
Calgary announced a new Huberdo deal.
“I am thrilled to be part of the Calgary Flames organization for the long term,” Huberdeau said in a statement. “I am excited about this new chapter and committed to this team. I will give everything I have, on and off the ice, and I can’t wait to play in front of the passionate Flames fans.”
Huberdeau finished last season with 30 goals and 85 assists for 115 points. He was second in the NHL in terms of total points, and his 85 assists were the best in the league.
“We’re delighted to extend Jonathan’s long term to Calgary,” Flames general manager Brad Treliving said. “He is an elite player, one of the best hitters in the league, who makes the players around him better. We look forward to welcoming Jonathan to our community and his contribution to our team’s success.”
The Saint-Jerome, Quebec native spent his entire 10-year career with the Panthers after being selected third overall in 2011.
He scored 198 goals and 415 assists for 613 points in 671 career games.