Tkachuk signed a nice three-year bridge deal that holds him at a $7,000,000 AAV. This deal does leave the Flames with $0 in projected cap space but over the upper cap limit by $650k but the team does have until October 1st to fix this.
As for Tkachuk, this is a breakdown of his contract.
Matthew Tkachuk is on the rise with this team. Last season, he boosted his number up from 49 points in a season to 77 points. The Flames went on a nice run during last season before being knocked in the first round. They can make it far with a kid like Tkachuk. Here are his stats from his first three NHL seasons:
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