July 2, 2018 | 8:30am ET
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FLAMES SIGN NEAL TO 5-YEAR DEAL

 
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James Neal, left wing

 

The Calgary Flames have signed unrestricted free agent left wing James Neal to a five-year contract worth approximately $28.75 million.

Neal, 30, registered 25 goals and 19 assists for 44 points in 71 games with the Vegas Golden Knights last night.

The native of Whitby, Ontario, has made the trip to the Stanley Cup Final two years in a row with the Knights and Nashville Predators.

In 703 career NHL regular-season games with the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Predators and Knights, Neal has accumulated 263 goals and 232 assists for 495 points.

Neal was originally drafted by the Stars in the second-round, 33rd overall, of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.