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Jets sign Ben Chiarot

Defenceman inks two-year, $2.8M contract

by Winnipeg Jets Press Release @WpgJetsPR / WinnipegJets.com

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with defenceman Ben Chiarot on a two-year contract with an average annual value of $1,400,000.

Chiarot, 26, played in 59 games for the Jets last season and established a career-high 12 points (2G, 10A) before suffering a season-ending upper body injury on Mar. 19 against the Minnesota Wild. He has played parts of the last four seasons with the Jets and has 30 points (5G, 25A) in 170 career games.

Chiarot was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round (120th overall) in the 2009 NHL Draft.

Ben Chiarot
Defence
Born May 9 1991 -- Hamilton, ONT
Height 6.03 -- Weight 219 -- Shoots L

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