4. Michael Frolik – Winnipeg Jets
Apr 20, 2015; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Winnipeg Jets right wing Michael Frolik (67) celebrates the goal of defenseman Tyler Myers (not shown) on Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen (31) during the second period in game three of the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at MTS Centre. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports
The Flames desperately need to add someone to play the wing on their second line and Frolik would be a great fit. He can play either wing, has won a Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in the past and is a great two way player.
Frolik, at 27 years of age still has many good years of hockey ahead of him and would be a perfect complementary piece to the Flames core group of forwards which includes Monahan, Bennett and Gaudreau.
Frolik was drafted 10th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2006 NHL Draft, and scored 21 goals in each of his first two seasons in the NHL. He was dealt to the Blackhawks in 2011 and was asked to play a more defensive depth role, which led to his offence falling off a bit.
After winning the Cup in 2013, Frolik was dealt to the Winnipeg Jets where he saw his offence return once he was given more of an offensive role. The 27 year old forward scored 42 points in each of the past two seasons with Winnipeg and will now try his luck on the open market.
In his four full NHL seasons when he was not a Chicago Blackhawk, Frolik has seasons of 45, 43, 42 and 42 points. He has been remarkably durable and consistent throughout his career, and would be penciled in for 40-45 points while playing on the second line with Sam Bennett in Calgary for the next few seasons.
Frolik will likely be looking for a four year deal with a cap hit near $4.o million per year.