Hey Calgary – Big news! Everyone’s favorite Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau has signed a six-year extension on his contract.

Gaudreau’s new deal is expected to have an average annual value of $6.75 million, $400,000 higher than teammate Sean Monahan.

Gaudreau announced the signing on his Twitter feed earlier today:

This Salem, NJ left wing has played two seasons thus far with the Calgary Flames. He finished the 2015-2016 season tying for sixth in the NHL for points scored in a season (78), setting career highs for points, goals (30) and assists (48).

Stay tuned as the story progresses!