Either way it is a positive for the Jets.

Winnipeg Jets re-signed RW Patrik Laine to a two-year, $13.5 million contract. pic.twitter.com/3oECNHZsGz, "It's quite awesome to sign my first NHL contract," Laine said. All rights reserved. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. So it was an easy choice to come here.”, Eric Blum zu den kommenden Spielen der Woche und @PatrikLaine29 (@NHLJets) im Kurzinterview mit SCB-TV. The 21-year-old is currently a restricted free agent and coming off a season that has left a lot of question marks in terms of his performance and effort.

All Patrik Laine wants to do is play with his team's best players, and he's never had the chance in Winnipeg.

Forward Patrik Laine signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday. According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the 21-year-old ” is willing to explore all of his options,” including the chance to sign an offer sheet elsewhere or requesting a trade if contract negotiations don’t go well. The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. A bridge deal for Laine, however, may be the best for both sides.

The contract carries an NHL salary-cap charge of $925,000 per season, but Laine can earn as much as $3.575 million per year with the potential for up to $2.65 million in bonuses each season. Now, general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has to be ready for some roster tweaks as he tries to get this club back on track for 2019-20. The analyst points directly to Laine’s assist total this season—sitting at just nine coming into tonight’s action—as a reason why the team can’t hand over a blank check.

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Head coach, Paul Maurice loves to balance out his top-2 lines, and Laine is always stuck with whatever's left after Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler.

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The Winnipeg Jets have three core players in Patrik Laine, Kyle Connor and Jacob Trouba all set to hit RFA status, with several other role players also without a contract.

Jets fans hope it doesn’t come to this, but there’s a possibility that they may have to trade All-Star sniper Patrik Laine, who dropped to 30 goals in 2018-19 after scoring 44 last season. Forward Patrik Laine signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday.

We encourage you to review it carefully. Use of any marks, trademarks, or logos on this website shall not constitute a sponsorship or endorsement by the trademark holder. Click on the different category headings to find out more and change our default settings. Turning on him at the age of 21, after he put up 110 goals in his first 237 games (fourth-youngest player to reach 100 goals) would be a huge mistake and one I think the Jets and their fans would regret for a long time. There is absolutely no reason to think that the Jets have soured on Laine, given he still has 25 goals in 50 games, but Strickland tweets that he doesn’t think the young forward wants to sign a long-term deal right now. On May 27, Laine was added to Team Finland's roster for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. I think it's going to be a pretty amazing tournament.". (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images), Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images.

Founded in 2009, The Hockey Writers is a premier destination for news and information on everything hockey. At the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia, Laine led all players with seven goals (12 points) and was named tournament MVP for Finland, which won the silver medal, losing 2-0 to Canada in the gold-medal game. I don't need much time on the ice. If he were to sign long-term it is sounding like $8 million a year will be the absolute lowest possible dollar value he would accept. The Winnipeg Jets have three core players in Patrik Laine, Kyle Connor and Jacob Trouba all set to hit RFA status, with several other role players also without a contract. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to.

Laine, 18, was the No. Patrik Laine has been a hot topic for the Winnipeg Jets this off-season, and for good reason. They could also explore the possibilities of adding a solid second line centre. eval(ez_write_tag([[728,90],'thehockeywriters_com-box-3','ezslot_12',652,'0','0']));

The Jets open their pre-season schedule on Monday night in Edmonton. His contract year (37 goals, 73 points) is similar to Laine's 2017-18 season (44 goals, 70 points).

Lots of people are saying their window is up and they blew it, but I have to disagree.

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Laine who is currently an RFA looking for a new deal, has been battling the Jets as the team isn't quite sold on what type of player he will become so they are hesitant to offer an 8 year deal over $9 million AAV, which has caused some to believe he wants out of Winnipeg.

So it was an easy decision to come here, and obviously a great organization, great city. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience. Just like Auston Matthews in Toronto, a five or six-year deal could keep Laine’s cap hit lower while getting him to unrestricted free agency with plenty of prime years remaining. This is still a solid team with their core group still intact (assuming they retain Laine and Connor). It’s Laine though that has so many people speculating, given the uncertain outcome of his next contract. The Jets are still very much a playoff team.

"I don't want to hurt myself. Photo courtesy of USA Today Sports Images, Free Agency| Patrik Laine| RFA| Toronto Maple Leafs| Winnipeg Jets, Please login to leave a reply. His five-on-five play will only get better with age, maturity and the proper coaching. If contract negotiations don’t go well, the Winnipeg Jets may have to look at trading Patrik Laine. Laine played for him while he was the head coach of the Finnish National Team at the World Championship. "It's my first kind of huge tournament to play against the best teams in the world," he said.

It’s hard to envision the Jets letting Laine go, given his age and the fact he’s already scored 30 or more goals in each of his first three seasons.

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READ MORE: Defenceman Josh Morrissey signs eight-year extension with Winnipeg Jets, “I was thinking about it with my agent that it would be a good idea to maybe come here, and practice,” Laine told SCB-TV.

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Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos suggested on radio today (and not for the first time) that Laine isn’t going to be a player that the Jets feel comfortable in giving an eight-year deal. By Ryan Goethals July 24th, 2019.