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Flames sign forward Sam Bennett to 2-year, $5.1 million deal

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) The Calgary Flames and forward Sam Bennett avoided arbitration, agreeing to a two-year contract Wednesday with an average annual value of $2.55 million.

The 23-year-old Bennett had 13 goals, 14 assists and a team-high 93 penalty minutes 71 games last season. He has 55 goals, 61 assists and 264 penalty minutes in 312 regular-season games in five seasons, all with the Flames. In 20 playoff games, he has six goals and five assists.

Bennett and the Flames were scheduled to have an arbitration hearing Saturday.

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Leaders
Points: J. Gaudreau99
Plus/Minus: M. Giordano39
Shots on Goal: J. Gaudreau245
PIM: S. Bennett93
Win: D. Rittich27
Shutouts: M. Smith2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 289 (2)
Shots: 2656 (13)
PP%: 19.3% (18)
Penalty Minutes: 695 (13)
Assists: 505 (2)
SH Goals: 18 (1)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L OTL Pts
Anaheim 0 0 0 0
Arizona 0 0 0 0
Calgary 0 0 0 0
Edmonton 0 0 0 0
Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
San Jose 0 0 0 0
Vancouver 0 0 0 0
Vegas 0 0 0 0
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 223 (23)
Shots Against: 2302 (31)
PK%: 79.7% (21)
Penalty Minutes: 805 (2)
Shutouts: 3 (21)
Sv%: 0.903 (21)
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/21 M. Backlund Illness (day-to-day)
9/13 J. Valimaki Torn right ACL (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
9/21 A. Gallant Released
9/21 M. Morelli Released
9/21 J. McKenna Released
9/21 N. Schneider Sent to minors Stockton-AHL
9/19 E. Gryba Released
9/17 D. Zavgorodniy Assigned to Junior Club Rimouski-QMJHL
9/17 M. Roman Assigned to Junior Club Vancouver-WHL
9/17 D. Wolf Assigned to Junior Club Everett-WHL
9/15 A. Mangiapane Re-Signed One-year contract
9/11 E. Gryba Invited to Training Camp