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Winnipeg Jets get new goaltender off waivers from Carolina Hurricanes

The Winnipeg Jets have picked up goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter McCabe

Winnipeg Jets have claimed goaltender Anton Forsberg off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes.

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Forsberg, 28, was 1-1-0 with a 3.35 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in three games with the Hurricanes last season. The native of Harnosand, Sweden also played 27 games with Charlotte of the American Hockey League.

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Forsberg has a career NHL record of 12-25-4 with a 3.22 GA and .901 save percentage over parts of five seasons with Carolina, Chicago and Columbus.

Reigning Vezina Trophy winner Connor Hellebuyck and Laurent Brossoit are the other goalies on Winnipeg’s roster.

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