The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Jeremie Poirier to a three-year entry-level contract, the  team announced on Friday.

Poirier, 19, was selected by the Flames in the third round (72nd overall) of the 2020 NHL Draft. He is currently a member of the Saint John Sea Dogs of the QMJHL, where he finished last season with nine goal and 28 assists in 33 games.

Poirier led the QMJHL in goals by a defenceman during the 2019-20 season, when he scored 20 in 64 games.