The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce today they have acquired forward Eric Fehr
from the Washington Capitals in exchange for forward Danick Paquette and Winnipeg’s fourth-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Fehr, 25, played in 52 games for the Washington Capitals last season, collecting 20 points (10g, 10a) and 16 penalty minutes. In six seasons with the Washington Capitals, the Winkler, MB native totaled 93 points (46g, 47a) and 78 penalty minutes in 230 NHL games. Fehr has also played in the Stanley Cup Playoffs in each of the past four seasons with the Capitals, scoring six points (5g, 1a) in 26 postseason games.
Fehr played his entire junior career in his home province with the Western Hockey League’s Brandon Wheat Kings where he scored 277 points (146g, 131) in 275 games over four full seasons.
Fehr was originally drafted by the Washington Capitals in the first round, 18th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.