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Calgary Flames Sign Keegan Kanzig

Per Flames Press Release

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Keegan Kanzig to a three year entry level contract.

A native of Athabasca, Alberta, Kanzig is currently in his third season with the Victoria Royals of the Western Hockey League. In 30 games this season, the 6’6”, 240 lbs defenceman has 2 goals and 2 assists while accumulating 57 penalty minutes. In his first training camp with the Flames this past September, the defensive minded rearguard appeared in 1 pre-season game against the Edmonton Oilers recording an assist and a plus 2 rating in 15 minutes of ice-time. Kanzig was Calgary’s 3rd round selection (67th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.

Contract terms: Three-year entry level contract with an NHL base salary of $575,000 (year 1), $575,000 (year 2) and $650,000 (year 3) with a signing bonus of $92,500 each year and an AHL salary of $70,000 per year. The contract has an Average Annual Value of $925,000.


BORN: Athabasca, AB DATE: February 26, 1995

HEIGHT: 6’6” WEIGHT: 240 lbs.


DRAFTED: 3rdround (67th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft

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Cool name.

Posted by brians neck on 12/19/13 at 08:47 PM ET

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