The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with centre Aaron Gagnon. As per club policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Gagnon, 25, appeared in 19 games last season with the Dallas Stars where he collected a pair of assists. He has played in a total of 21 games in his NHL, all with Dallas from 2009 to 2011. In 58 games with the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars, the native of Quesnel, BC scored 37 points (14g, 23a) and collected 24 penalty minutes. In 222 career games in the AHL with Iowa, Grand Rapids, and Texas, Gagnon scored 115 points (49g, 66a) and 102 penalty minutes. In 40 career post-season games in the AHL with Grand Rapids and Texas, Gagnon has 19 points (11g, 8a) and 24 penalty minutes
Gagnon was originally drafted by Phoenix in the eighth round, 240th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.