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The Flames have signed Derek Ryan to a three-year, $9.375M ($3.125M AAV) contract.

Ryan was a late-bloomer, spending three years in the WHL, four years at the University of Alberta, three years in Austria, one in Sweden and one in the AHL before making it to the NHL. Ryan had 15 goals and 23 assists (38 points) in 80 games with the Hurricanes. Ryan was top-10 in the NHL in face-off percentage last year and can also chip-in on the power-play. The 30-year-old has ties to Flames head coach Bill Peters, who was just let go in Carolina.

Source: Frank Seravalli 07/2/18, 5:52 pm EST

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The Flames acquired Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin from the Hurricanes for Dougie Hamilton, Michael Ferland and Adam Fox.

The Hurricanes were reportedly far apart in their contract negotiations with Lindholm, who is an RFA. With no contract in sight, the Hurricanes elected to move on from the former No.5 overall pick (2013), who has averaged just 14 goals and 28 assists (42 points) over the last four seasons. Matt Cane of HockeyGraphs predicts a five-year extension worth $24.98M ($4.978M AAV) for Lindholm.

Source: Kristen Anderson 06/24/18, 2:23 pm EST

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The Flames acquired Noah Hanifin and Elias Lindholm from the Hurricanes for Dougie Hamilton, Michael Ferland and Adam Fox.

Hanifin is coming off of the best season of his young career, picking up 10 goals and 22 assists (32 points) in 79 games. Playing on the best possession team in hockey, Hanifin had an impressive +2.8 relative Corsi. The 21-year-old is an RFA who the Flames will have to sign this summer. Matt Cane of HockeyGraphs predicts a two-year bridge deal worth $4.672M ($2.336M AAV).

Source: Kristen Anderson 06/24/18, 2:20 pm EST

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