The Calgary Flames have re-signed 24-year-old defenceman Connor Mackey to a two-year contract worth $912,500 per season, the club announced Wednesday afternoon.
RETURN OF THE MACK!
— Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) September 8, 2021
Mackey spent most of the 2020–21 season with the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League, leading the team in defensive scoring with 16 points (three goals, 13 assists) in 27 games. He was also named a Canadian Division all-star.
In his first six NHL games with the Flames, Mackey scored his first goal and added two assists while averaging 14:10 of ice-time.
The one-way deal carries signing bonuses of $150,000 for 2021–22 and $175,000 for 2022–23.
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Mackey's deal is a 1-way with SB's.#WeBlewIt
Connor Mackey #Flames
2 year / 1-way deal
2021-22: $750,000 base + $150,000 SB
2022-23: $750,000 base + $175,000 SB
It deal buys Calgary 2 RFA Arb yearshttps://t.co/g8HdKfYiSr
— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) September 8, 2021
Mackey will be a restricted free agent when his contract expires in July 2023.