Flames sign veteran forward Kris Versteeg to one-year deal

Los Angeles Kings right wing Kris Versteeg celebrates his goal during the second period of Game 5 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series against the San Jose Sharks, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Los Angeles. The Calgary Flames have signed forward Versteeg to a one-year contract.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Mark J. Terrill

CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have signed forward Kris Versteeg to a one-year contract.

Versteeg, who was in training camp with the rival Edmonton Oilers, split the 2015-16 campaign between Carolina and Los Angeles and had 38 points (15 goals, 23 assists) over 77 games.

The 30-year-old native of Lethbridge, Alta., 313 points (131 goals, 182 assists) and 322 penalty minutes over 550 NHL games with Chicago, Toronto, Philadelphia, Florida, Carolina and Los Angeles.

He helped the Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup in 2010 and 2015.


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