Thirty-year-old forward James Neal has signed a five-year deal worth $5.75 million for each season. Neal played last season with the Vegas Golden Knights.
He scored 25 goals and recorded 19 assists, in 71 games last season. Neal was one of Vegas’s top goal scorers last season. James Neal was one of the reasons why the Vegas Golden Knights made it to the Stanley Cup Finals last season in their first season as an NHL franchise.
They will miss his presence and his presence will be noticed in Calgary. The Flames missed the playoffs last season and Neal will help their chances to get back to the postseason.