Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with forward Mason Appleton on a three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value of $758,333.
Appleton, 21, led the Michigan State University Spartans in goals (12), assists (19), and points (31) last season while playing in all 35 games. During two seasons with the Spartans, he had 53 points (17G, 36A) in 72 games.
Appleton was drafted by the Jets in the sixth round (168th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft. He's the sixth of the Jets' eight selections from the 2015 NHL Draft to sign an NHL entry-level contract, joining defenceman Sami Niku and forwards Kyle Connor, Jansen Harkins, Jack Roslovic, and Michael Spacek.
Born Jan 15 1996 -- Green Bay, WI
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