Nikolaj Ehlers is locked up. The Winnipeg Jets have signed the Danish winger to a seven-year extension worth $42 million, TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger confirms. Taken with the ninth overall pick of the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Halifax Mooseheads, the 21-year-old Ehlers embarks on his third NHL season on Wednesday night when his team hosts the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ehlers appeared in all 82 games for the Jets last season, scoring 25 goals and adding 39 assists in 17:39 of ice time a night.
Jets ink Ehlers to seven-year, $42M extension
TSN | Oct 4