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Jets sign Blomqvist to entry-level contract

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The Winnipeg Jets have signed 18-year-old Swedish forward Axel Blomqvist to an entry-level contract, the team said Tuesday.

The undrafted forward attended the team's prospect camp during the summer and played for the Jets in the five-team rookie tournament in Penticton, B.C., in early September.

After main training camp, he was returned to the WHL's Lethbridge Hurricanes.

The six-foot-six right-winger had 33 points in 59 games last season in the WHL. He has one goal in the Hurricanes' first three games this season.

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