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Jets sign forwards Eric O'Dell, Patrice Cormier and John Albert

The Winnipeg Jets announced Saturday that they have signed forwards Eric O’Dell, Patrice Cormier and John Albert to one-year, two-way deals.

O’Dell scored 3 goals and added 4 assists in 30 games with the Jets in 2013-14. He also had 42 points (17G, 25A) in 42 regular season games with the AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps last season.

Winnipeg Jets centre Eric O'Dell #58 works against defense #39 Tobi Enstrom during practice in this file photo from April.

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Winnipeg Jets centre Eric O'Dell #58 works against defense #39 Tobi Enstrom during practice in this file photo from April. Photo Store

A second-rounder of the Anaheim Ducks in 2008, O’Dell’s new deal is worth $650,000.

Albert played 9 games with the Jets in 2013-14 and recorded his first NHL goal in his NHL debut Dec. 2 at Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers.

A sixth round draft pick of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2008, Albert spent most of last season with the Icecaps, where he scored 28 goals and added 17 assists in 63 regular season games.

His new contract is worth $585,000.

Cormier had 3 assists in 9 games with the Jets in 2013-14 and has 5 points in 49 career NHL games with the Jets and Thrashers.

Cormier -- a second-rounder of the New Jersey Devils in 2008 -- spent most of last season in St. John’s, where he scored 9 goals and added 17 assists in 61 regular season games.

His new contract is worth $625,000.

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