Jets reach 2-year, $13.5M contract with Laine

The Winnipeg Jets and restricted free agent Patrik Laine have reached a two-year, $13.5 million deal.

According to a news release from the team, the deal has an annual average value of $6.75 million.

Laine will make $6 million this season and his salary will go up to $7.5 million in the 2020/21 season.

In the last season, Laine, 21, had 30 goals and 50 points in 82 games.

True North Sports & Entertainment Executive Chairman Mark Chipman confirmed they’ve come to terms with Laine while at event with the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce.

– With files from TSN