Winnipeg Jets add depth on opening day of NHL free agency

Michael Sgarbossa stretches on the ice prior to the start of an NHL game between the Florida Panthers and Ottawa Senators at the BB&T Center on February 26, 2017 in Sunrise, Florida. Eliot J. Schechter / Getty Images

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets have added some depth by signing forwards Michael Sgarbossa and Buddy Robinson as well as defenceman Cameron Schilling.

All three players agreed to one-year deals worth $650,000. Robinson and Schilling join the organization under two-way contracts.

RELATED: Winnipeg Jets land goalie Steve Mason

Sgarbossa logged two goals and seven assists in 38 games with the Florida Panthers and Anaheim Ducks in 2016-2017. The 24-year-old has a total of two goals and eight assists in 48 career NHL games. He was signed as a free agent by the San Jose Sharks after being passed over in the 2010 NHL Draft.

Robinson split last season between the Ottawa Senators and San Jose Sharks organizations. He’s played in seven career NHL games, registering a goal and an assist.

Story continues below advertisement

RELATED: Winnipeg Jets sign free agent defenceman Dmitry Kulikov

Schilling is coming off a career year in which he scored 26 points in 72 games with the AHL’s Ontario Reign and Rockford IceHogs. The 28-year-old last suited up in an NHL game back in February 2015.

Sponsored content