Flames' Phaneuf on verge of extension Staff

1/30/2008 11:42:55 PM

It looks like the Calgary Flames are close to locking up one of their cornerstone players.

Sources tell TSN that Dion Phaneuf is on the verge of signing a contract extension with the club, with only a few minor details to be worked out.

The 22-year old defenceman has six goals and 26 assists in 50 games this season.

Phaneuf is scheduled to be a restricted free agent this summer.

More details to follow.