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Jets agree to terms with Shawn Matthias

by Staff Writer / Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent centre Shawn Matthias on a two-year contract worth an AAV of $2.125 million per season.

Matthias, 28, split time last season between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Colorado Avalanche notching 28 points (12G, 16A) in 71 games. The native of Mississauga, Ont. has 159 points (81G, 78A) over 479 games in nine NHL seasons. He has also played with the Vancouver Canucks and Florida Panthers.

Matthias was originally drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the second round, 47th overall in 2006. He won a gold medal with Canada's National Junior Team at the 2008 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Shawn Matthias
Born: Feb 19, 1988 -- Mississauga, ON
Height 6.04 -- Weight 223 -- Shoots L

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