The Winnipeg Jets yesterday announced they agreed to terms with forward Chris Thorburn on a three-year contract worth $3.6 million.
Thorburn, 29, played in 55 games last season with the Jets where he collected 11 points (2G,9A) and 65 penalty minutes. The native of Sault Ste. Marie, ON has now appeared in 523 career NHL games with Winnipeg/Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and Buffalo where he has scored 97 career points (36G,61A) and collected 656 penalty minutes.
Thorburn was originally drafted by the Sabres in the second round, 50th overall in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.
22 – Chris Thorburn
Born June 3 1983 – Sault Ste. Marie ON
Height 6.03 -- Weight 230 -- Shoots R
Selected by Buffalo Sabres round 2 #50 overall 2001 NHL Entry Draft