Calgary, Alberta — The Calgary Flames Defenseman is signed Mackenzie Vega for an eight-year, $50 million extension, the group introduced Friday.
Weiger arrived in Calgary on July 25 Jonathan Huberdew who despatched in a commerce Matthew Tkachuk To Florida Panthers,
Viger would have turn out to be an unrestricted free agent the following 12 months.
“It’ll be enjoyable,” Weiger stated. “It’ll be an extended street, it is clearly a number of laborious work and the laborious work begins now. One of many causes I signed right here is as a result of I imagine on this group. … We now have a winner.” There is a group, there is a profitable coach and there is a profitable tradition right here.”
Weiger scored eight targets and 36 assists in 80 matches final season. Throughout his six seasons with the Panthers, the 26-year-old scored 27 targets and made 94 assists.
Weiger was drafted by the Panthers within the seventh spherical of the 2013 draft.
“After I signed the deal, I simply saved fascinated with what an extended street it was for me,” Weiger stated. “All my family and friends… all of the help. It isn’t simply me who signed the deal, it is everybody round me.”