Calgary Flames sign veteran forward Craig Conroy to one-year contract

CALGARY – Craig Conroy is going to get a chance to play his 1,000th career NHL game in a Calgary Flames sweater.

The NHL team announced Wednesday that it had re-signed the veteran forward to a one-year deal.

Conroy has appeared in 991 career games—roughly half of them with the Flames—over 14 seasons. He has 180 goals and 360 assists for 540 points.

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A year ago, the 38-year-old had three goals and 15 points in 63 games.

Originally drafted 123rd overall by Montreal in 1990, Conroy has played for the Canadiens, St. Louis, Los Angeles and Calgary.