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Flames sign Emilio Pettersen to entry level contract

Forward was drafted in 6th Round of 2018 Draft

The Calgary Flames announced Monday that they have signed 2018 6th round pick Emilio Pettersen to an ELC (entry-level contract). The 20-year-old Norwegian, who was taken 167th overall, was in the midst of his second season with the University of Denver when the season was shut down.

Pettersen compiled 30 points in 40 games as a freshman, but only 6 of those were goals. He more than doubled that this season, finishing with 13 goals and 35 points in 36 games, and was a named a finalist for the NCHC forward of the year award.

It’s a full three year contract, with the maximum value of 925K.