The Calgary Flames have officially signed forward Brendan Morrison to a contract. Numerous sources are now reporting it’s a one year deal worth $725,000. It comes after a rash of injuries which have seen Calgary centres Daymond Langkow, Matt Stajan, David Moss and Ryan Stone all sidelined.
Morrison had been on a preseason tryout with the Vancouver Canucks, a team he played parts of eight seasons with. After one year stops in Dallas and Anaheim over the last few seasons, he found himself with the Washington Capitals last year, posting 12 goals and 42 points in 74 games.
Morrison turned 35 in August and his puck distribution skills could certainly be used as an asset on the team. The cap hit isn’t huge, and even with moderate results this season, it is probably viewed as a low risk signing by many.