Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent forward Quinton Howden on a one-year, two-way contract worth an AAV of $650,000 in the NHL.
Howden, 24, is a local product hailing from Oakbank, MB. He has spent his entire NHL career with the Florida Panthers organization who drafted him in the first round, 25th overall at the 2010 NHL Draft. The Panthers did not qualify Howden allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent.
Last season Howden had 11 points (6G, 5A) in 58 games with the Panthers. Over his NHL career, he has 17 points (10G, 7A) in 92 games.
Born: Jan. 21, 1992 -- Winnipeg, MB
Height 6.02 -- Weight 189 -- Shoots L