Winnipeg Jets and forward Bryan Little agree to six-year extension
New Jersey Devils right wing Kyle Palmieri (21) and Winnipeg Jets center Bryan Little (18) compete for the puck during the first period of an NHL game, March 28, 2017, in Newark, N.J. (Julio Cortez/AP)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, September 14, 2017 1:16PM EDT
WINNIPEG -- The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension with forward Bryan Little on Thursday.
The deal has an average annual value of US$5.29 million starting next season, the team said in a release.
Little, 29, was originally selected by the Atlanta Thrashers with the 12th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
The Edmonton native had 47 points (21 goals, 26 assists) in 59 games for the Jets last season.
Little has 432 points (184, 248) in 672 career NHL games, all with the Thrashers/Jets franchise.