The Flames have re-signed Rinat Valiev to a one-year contract.

Valiev has moved around Canada over the last year, going from Toronto to Montreal and then Calgary. The 24-year-old blueliner is a former third-round pick and had four goals and 17 assists (21 points) in 57 AHL games a season ago. Valiev will almost certainly start the 2020 season with Stockton (AHL).

Source: Calgary Flames 07/16/19, 9:31 pm EST

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The Flames have acquired Rinat Valiev and Matt Taormina from the Canadiens for Brett Kulak.

Valiev was drafted No.68 overall in 2014 and spent the first three and a half years of his career in Toronto. The 23-year-old has spent most of his time in the AHL, but has played in 12 NHL contests. Valiev will report to the Stockton Heat (AHL).

Source: @CanadiensMTL 10/1/18, 3:31 pm EST

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The Canadiens have acquired Rinat Valiev, Kerby Rychel and a 2018 second-round pick from the Maple Leafs for Tomas Plekanec and Kyle Baun.

Valiev was a third round pick of the Maple Leafs (No.68 overall) in 2014. The 22-year-old defenseman has picked up five goals and 10 assists (15 points) in 40 games with the Marlies this season.

Source: @LeafsPR 02/26/18, 8:44 am EST

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