Winnipeg Jets lock up homegrown forward Jansen Harkins for two more seasons

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WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets have signed forward Jansen Harkins to a two-year contract with an average annual value of US$725,000.

The 23-year-old product of North Vancouver, B.C., made his NHL debut for the Jets last season. 

Harkins had two goals and five assists in 29 games for Winnipeg in 2019-20 and seven goals and 24 assists in 30 games for Manitoba of the American Hockey League. He was named team MVP for Manitoba.

The Jets picked Harkins in the second round, 47th overall, of the 2015 NHL draft.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 27, 2020.

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