Jets agree to terms with Frolik on one-year, $3.3M deal

The Canadian Press
7/29/2014 1:52:18 PM
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WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets re-signed forward Michael Frolik to a US$3.3-million, one-year contract Tuesday.

Frolik had 42 points (15 goals, 27 assists) in 81 games with the Jets last season. The two sides were scheduled to go to salary arbitration on Thursday.

"He plays with energy, he kills penalties, he's versatile," Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said on a conference call. "It really comes back to that he's just a tremendous person on and off the ice."

The 26-year-old native of Kladno, Czech Republic has 193 career points (76-117) and 137 penalty minutes in 430 career NHL games with Florida, Chicago and Winnipeg.

Frolik was acquired by the Jets from the Chicago Blackhawks on June 30, 2013 in exchange for Winnipeg's third- and fifth-round picks in the 2013 NHL draft. He was originally drafted by the Florida Panthers in the first round (10th overall) in 2006.

Michael Frolik (Photo: Marianne Helm/Getty Images)


(Photo: Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Jets' 2014-15 Cap Hits


Blake Wheeler - $5.6 million

Evander Kane - $5.25 million

Dustin Byfuglien - $5.2 million

Bryan Little - $4.7 million

Andrew Ladd - $4.4 million

Michael Frolik - $3.3 million

Mathieu Perreault - $3 million

Jim Slater - $1.6 million

Chris Thorburn - $1.2 million

Mark Scheifele - $863,333

Eric Tangradi - $675,000

Anthony Peluso - $562,500


Tobias Enstrom - $5.75 million

Zach Bogosian - $5.14 million

Mark Stuart - $2.63 million

Grant Clitsome - $2.07 million

Jacob Trouba - $894,167

Paul Postma - $712,500

Adam Pardy - $700,000

Keaton Ellerby - $700,000


Ondrej Pavelec - $3.9 million

Michael Hutchinson - $575,000

Players signed: 22

Jets' Cap Payroll: $59.4 M

2014-15 NHL Cap: $69.0 M

Source: Capgeek

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