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Jets sign forward Niederreiter to three-year contract extension


The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Monday.

The deal carries an average annual value of US$4 million and is set to begin in the 2024-25 season.

Niederreiter, 31, has 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 23 games this season.

The six-foot-two, 218-pound right-winger joined the Jets via trade from the Nashville Predators in February last season.

Niederreiter was a first-round pick (fifth overall) in the 2010 draft by the New York Islanders.

He has 423 points (211 goals, 212 assists) in 833 games in a career that also includes stints in Minnesota and Carolina.

   This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 4, 2023. Top Stories

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