The Winnipeg Jets and defenseman Paul Postma agreed to terms on a two-year contract, according to beat writer Ken Wiebe. Also per Wiebe, Postma will make $650,000 in 2013-14 and $775,000 in 2014-15.
Postma was drafted in the 7th round, 205th overall, by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Last year, Postma played 27 games to start the season in the AHL, recording 18 points for the St. John’s IceCaps. He then scored four goals and nine points for the Jets in 34 games, once the NHL season started.
During his major junior career with the Swift Current Broncos and Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League, Postma won the WHL Plus-Minus Award and was a WHL East First Team All-Star in 2009.
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