NHL Rumors: Calgary Flames Defenseman Interested In Contract Extension

According to Salim Nadim Valji, MacKenzie Weegar has "a strong, genuine desire" to sign an extension with the Calgary Flames, and the team will have extension talks next week.

David Pagnotta recently reported that the Flames were making extending Weegar their primary goal, and now we have confirmation that the 28-year-old is open to remaining a Flame for several more years.

If the Flames are able to extend Weegar, it will change the entire complexion of the Matthew Tkachuk trade. A deal that already looks great for Calgary would be a home run if they can Weegar locked up, too. Time will tell what happens with their talks, but things are looking quite bright when it comes to an eventual Weegar extension.

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