Andrew Mangiapane Signs With Calgary Flames

Andrew Mangiapane

The Calgary Flames and forward Andrew Mangiapane have come to an agreement on a new contract. The team announced that the contract is a one-year deal worth $715,000 at the NHL level. It is a two-way contract. Mangiapane will be a restricted free agent again next summer.

Andrew Mangiapane Signs With Calgary Flames

Mangiapane was a solid contributor on Calgary’s fourth line this past season. The team was the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 50-25-7 record. The 23-year-old left wing was played a role in 13 goals over the regular season, scoring eight, and assisting on five in 44 games played. His possession numbers were 54.6 percent Corsi-For and a relative Corsi of exactly even. The Toronto native also scored a goal in one of five playoff games this past postseason.

Mangiapane was a sixth-round selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Barrie Colts of the OHL prior to the start of his professional career. The Flames forward had 51 points in his first season with the team but would break out the following season and be an outstanding player for them. He would score 210 points over 127 games in his last two seasons of major junior.

What This Means Going Forward

The young forward has not been an NHL regular to this point in his young career. He spent most of his first two seasons playing for the Stockton Heat in the AHL and made the jump to the NHL for just 10 games in the 2017-18 season. 2018-19 was the first season he spent most of his time in the NHL, playing in 44 games for the big club in Calgary.

Mangiapane looks to be a key role player for the Flames this season. Look for him to play on the fourth line again, potentially alongside Derek Ryan and Austin Czarnik.

 

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