Sean Monahan’s Flames Deal Worth $44.6M
After months of waiting, the Calgary Flames finally reached an agreement with star centre Sean Monahan.
The seven-year pact is reportedly worth $44.1-million and will make him a Flame through the 2022-23 season.
It’s a logical investment for the Flames as the 21-year-old is one of the faces of the franchise and has the potential to be a future captain. Monahan was selected sixth overall in 2013 is heading into his fourth season with the Flames and will be representing Team North America at the World Cup of Hockey in September. In 237 games played, Monahan has scored 80 goals and 79 assists and has had three consecutive 20-goal seasons.
Monahan is among a class of top young pivots in the league that signed deals following their three-year entry level contracts including Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon (seven years/$44.1-million, $6.3 AAV), Nashville’s Filip Forsberg (six years/$36-million, $6 AAV), and Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele (eight years/$49-million, $6.