Winnipeg Jets make two-year, $13.5 million pact with Patrik Laine

After months of speculation, the Winnipeg Jets and star winger Patrik Laine have come to terms on a contract extension.Laine has re-signed with the team on a two-year, $13.5 million deal, with a $6.75 million average annual value.The second overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, Laine had been skating with Swiss club SC Bern while he waited on a new contract.READ MORE: ‘It was an easy choice’: Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine joins Swiss clubWith the Finnish star, 21, locked up for the next two years, the Jets’ focus will turn to Kyle Connor, also a restricted free agent, who is still without a contract.Teammate Dustin Byfuglien’s future with the Jets is also in question, as the all-star defenceman is reportedly mulling retirement.The Jets kick off the 2019-20 regular season Oct. 3 on the road against the New York Rangers.WATCH: Winnipeg pastor wins $1M prize thanks to Patrik Laine