Winnipeg Jets agree to terms with forward Zhilkin on three-year, entry-level contract

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with forward Danny Zhilkin on a three-year, entry-level contract.

The deal has an average annual value of US$913,333, the NHL team said Friday in a release.

The 19-year-old Moscow native was selected in the third round (No. 77 overall) of the 2022 draft.

Entering play Friday, Zhilkin has 25 points (11-14) in 23 games for the OHL's Guelph Storm this season.

Zhilkin, who represents Canada internationally, won a gold medal at the 2021 world U18 championship. He had two assists in seven games at the tournament.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 30, 2022.

The Canadian Press