TJ Brodie has signed for the Calgary Flames on a two-year deal, worth $4.25 million.

The defender has extended his stay with the Canadian side, having joined in 2008.

At just 23, Brodie has a long time left in a career that has already seen him make just over 100 appearances in the National Hockey League. Those games came throughout three spells with the Flames, which were interspersed by periods spent playing for the Abbotsford Heat.

The American Hockey League team have an affiliation with Calgary, and they have taken him in each of the past three campaigns.

In 2011, the defenceman was named as part of the AHL all-star team following a successful season in which he was Abbotsford's second-highest scorer.

His commitment to a new deal will mean that he can now concentrate purely on playing hockey, with only two months to go until the start of the new season.

He has been with the franchise since 2008, when he was the 114th pick in the NHL draft. 


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