Flames sign TJ Brodie
CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman T.J. Brodie to a two year contract.
Brodie, a native of Chatham, ON, played 47 games last season with the Flames, recording 14 points including 2 goals. Prior to joining the Flames for the truncated season, he appeared in 35 games for Calgary’s AHL team, the Abbotsford Heat, notching another 20 points. In his first professional season in 2010-11, Brodie recorded 34 points in 68 games with the Heat while also performing in his first 3 NHL games with Calgary. He was also named to the 2011 AHL All-Star Game as he finished the year as Abbotsford's leading scorer amongst defencemen, and tied for second on the team overall. He also led the Heat in assists with 29.
Contract Terms: Two-year contract $1.75 million in 2013-14 and $2.50 million in 2014-15 with an Average Annual Value of $2,125,000.
T.J. BRODIE - DEFENCE
BORN: Chatham, ON DATE: June 7, 1990
HEIGHT: 6’01’’ WEIGHT: 182 lbs.
HOW ACQUIRED: Calgary’s 4th round selection (#114 overall) in the 2008 Entry Draft.