The Flames’ 2017 first round pick has inked an entry-level contract with the club

by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / CalgaryFlames.com

The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed their 2017 first round draft pick Juuso Valimaki to a three-year entry-level contract.

Valimaki, a native of Nokia, Finland, spent the last two seasons on the blueline for the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League. Last season he netted 19 goals to go along with 42 assists for 61 points and 34 penalty minutes in 60 regular season games which placed him seventh amongst WHL defencemen.