Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with forward Marko Dano on a one-year, one-way contract with an annual value of $850,000.
Dano, 22, played in 38 games with the Jets last season, posting 11 points (4G, 7A) in his first full season in the organization. He missed 26 games with the lower body injury suffered on Dec. 29 against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He started the season in the AHL with the Manitoba Moose and had two assists in six games.
Dano was acquired along with a first round selection in the 2016 NHL Draft from the Chicago Blackhawks on Feb. 25, 2016 in exchange for forwards Andrew Ladd, Matt Fraser and defenceman Jay Harrison. Dano was selected by the Blue Jackets in the first round (27th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.
Center -- shoots L
Born Nov 30 1994 -- Eisenstadt, Austria
Height 5.11 -- Weight 212