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Blake Coleman signs for six years with Calgary Flames

Superman signs with the Calgary Flames.

2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five
TAMPA, FLORIDA - JULY 07: Blake Coleman #20 of the Tampa Bay Lightning poses with fans following the team’s victory over the Montreal Canadiens in Game Five of the 2021 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Amalie Arena on July 07, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. The Lightning defeated the Canadiens 1-0 to take the series four games to one.
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Tampa Bay Lightning winger, and two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Blake Coleman is signing with the Calgary Flames on a six-year, $4.9 million contract. Phew!

It was always a long shot for Coleman to stay in Tampa, but this seals it. Go get your money, Blake, this is the first big contract of your career, you’ve earned it and some.

His two seasons with the Lightning were short, but it was also concluded with two Cups. Coleman was originally acquired from New Jersey for Nolan Foote and the 2020 first round pick that ended up being Shakir Mukhamadullin. It was a steep price to pay, but I don’t think anyone has any regrets.

Thanks for the memories, Blake, including your superman goals.

The Lightning will now look to replace Coleman on the third line either with internal or external options. We’ll keep you posted as players get signed, and hopefully some are with the Tampa Bay Lightning.