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Winnipeg Jets and Nic Petan agree on a new contract

Jets forward Nic Petan (left) is now a Maple Leaf.
Jets forward Nic Petan (left) is now a Maple Leaf. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan

The Winnipeg Jets and Nic Petan have shaken hands on a one-year, two-way contract which will pay the fourth-year forward $874,125 at the NHL level and $70K if he is assigned to the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League.

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Petan played 15 games for the Jets last season and scored two goals in two separate stints with the big club. The five-foot-nine, 179-pound left winger from Delta, B.C. was in the Moose lineup for 52 games and was fourth on the team in scoring with 15 goals and 37 assists.

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Petan was Winnipeg’s second round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks and has played a total of 95 games with the Jets during his three-year pro career, scoring five goals and adding 16 assists for 21 points.

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Defenceman Josh Morrissey, goalie Eric Comrie, and forwards J.C. Lipon and Nicolas Kerdiles are the Jets’ remaining restricted free agents still to be signed for the 2018-19 season.

Click to play video: 'Nic Petan meet and greet with young Ivan' Nic Petan meet and greet with young Ivan
Nic Petan meet and greet with young Ivan – Mar 29, 2018

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