Connor Zary signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The 19-year-old center was taken by the Flames in the first round (No. 24) of the 2020 NHL Draft.
Zary is playing for Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. He had one assist in Canada’s first three games.
The native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is his fourth season with Kamloops of the Western Hockey League. He finished in a tie for fifth place in the WHL scoring race last season with 86 points (38 goals, 48 assists) in 57 games. Zary has scored 182 points (73 goals, 109 assists) in 188 games with Kamloops.