The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with forward Matt Halischuk on a one year, two way contract worth $600K.
The 25-year-old Halischuk was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the fourth round (117th overall) in the 2007 draft and then traded to Nashville in 2010, along with a second-round draft pick for Jason Arnott. Halischuk had five goals and 11 points in 36 games with Nashville last season, and became an unrestricted free agent after the Predators decided against sending him a qualifying offer earlier this month.
Halischuk has appeared in 157 career NHL games between New Jersey and Nashville, posting 54 career points and 41 penalty minutes. Aside from playing in the NHL, Halischuk has recorded 38 goals and 77 points in 118 career American Hockey League games, including three points in two matches earlier this season while playing with the Milwaukee Admirals.
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