Jets announce 5 signings, including a few locals
The Winnipeg Jets have signed several free agents, including
several with local connections.
Winnipeg native Derek Meech and former Manitoba Moose forward
Rick Rypien and defenseman Mark Flood were among the six players
signed by the Jets on Monday.
The Jets also agreed to terms with defenseman Randy Jones,
winger Tanner Glass and center Aaron Gagnon.
Jones signed a $1.15 million, one-year deal to join his fourth
team in as many seasons. He had a goal and 12 assists for Tampa Bay
Meech, also a defenseman, appeared in 126 games for the Detroit
Red Wings over the last four years and received a one-year deal
that will pay him $700,000.
Glass signed a $750,000, one-year deal while Rypien signed on
for one season at $700,000.