TSN.ca reported Sunday the Winnipeg Jets have filed for club-elected salary arbitration on restricted free agent forward Michael Frolik.
Frolik scored 15 goals and added 27 assists in his first year with the Jets last season. Capgeek.com has his salary last season pegged at $1.9 million, for a cap hit of $2.3 million.
Frolik, 26, was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers. He won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2012-13 and was traded to the Jets on May 27, 2013 for a third-round pick and a fifth-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Chicago used the picks to select John Hayden and Luke Johnson.
A native of Kladno, Czech Republic, Frolik grew up playing hockey with Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec.