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What will Matthew Tkachuk’s next contract look like?

On July 13, Calgary Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk will become a restricted free agent. He’s one of four big pieces of impending off-season business for general manager Brad Treliving.

What kind of deal should we expect to see for Tkachuk?

Tkachuk, so far

Tkachuk is 23 years old. He’s currently in his sixth pro season, all of which have been in the NHL.

Here’s his progression:

  • 2016-17: 76 NHL games (48 points)
  • 2017-18: 68 NHL games (49 points)
  • 2018-19: 80 NHL games (77 points)
  • 2019-20: 69 NHL games (61 points)
  • 2020-21: 56 NHL games (43 points)
  • 2021-22: 21 NHL games (19 points), so far

Tkachuk has been a consistent top six forward basically since he found himself in the NHL as a teenager.