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Jets, Wheeler agree to six-year, $33.6-million contract

WINNIPEG — Lock up another member of the Winnipeg Jets in summer contract games.

Right-winger Blake Wheeler has a new deal with the Jets, a six-year pact worth $33.6 million. It heads off next week’s scheduled arbitration hearing.

That makes Wheeler’s new cap hit $5.6 million per season, a rise of more than $3 million from last season.

The 26-year-old Minnesotan scored a team-leading 19 goals and 41 points for the Jets last season.

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WINNIPEG — Lock up another member of the Winnipeg Jets in summer contract games.

Right-winger Blake Wheeler has a new deal with the Jets, a six-year pact worth $33.6 million. It heads off next week’s scheduled arbitration hearing.

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler.

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That makes Wheeler’s new cap hit $5.6 million per season, a rise of more than $3 million from last season.

The 26-year-old Minnesotan scored a team-leading 19 goals and 41 points for the Jets last season.

"Thrilled to be a Jet for 6 more years," Wheeler tweeted shortly after the signing was announced.

tim.campbell@freepress.mb.ca

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