Winnipeg Jets forward TJ Galiardi takes off to Sweden

Cory Conacher of the New York Islanders and T.J. Galiardi of the Winnipeg Jets battle for the puck along the boards at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in New York. Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images

WINNIPEG — Forward TJ Galiardi has decided to leave the Winnipeg Jets for Sweden.

The unrestricted free agent has signed a one-year deal with the Malmo Redhawks of the Swedish Hockey League according to the team’s website.

Galiardi scored a single goal in 38 games with the Jets last season. He came to Winnipeg after signing a one-year, two-way contract worth $750,000 on August 1, 2014. The 27-year-old has played 321 career NHL games with four different teams over seven seasons. During that time, Galiardi has racked up 44 goals and 61 assists.

Twelve additional Jets are free agents this summer with eight of them unrestricted.

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