Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenceman Jacob Trouba on a new two-year contract with base salaries of $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2017-18.
Trouba, 22, had 21 points (6G, 15A) in 81 games last season with the Jets, his third season in the NHL. Over his career, Trouba has 72 points (23G, 49A) in 211 career games. Last season, he led the Jets with 177 blocked shots and was second on the team in minutes played with 1,359.
Trouba, a native of Rochester, Mich., was selected by Winnipeg ninth overall at the 2012 NHL Draft. He has won three gold medals for the United States at IIHF events, including a World Junior Championship gold medal in 2013 and a pair of U18 championship wins in 2011 and 2012.
Born: Feb. 26, 1994 -- Rochester, MI
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