Winnipeg Jets sign Eric Tangradi to two year deal
Right after the NHLPA announced the dates for arbitration, news broke that the Jets and Eric Tangradi had come to terms on a two year deal.
The deal was announced first by CBC’s Elliotte Friedman:
Tangradi deal with WIN is $1.35M for two years
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 16, 2013
His colleague at CBC Tim Wharnsby broke down the deal as follows:
#nhlJets have settled with Eric Tangradi on a 2-year deal ($650,000 + $700,000) to avoid salary arbitration.
— Tim Wharnsby (@WharnsbyCBC) July 16, 2013
And then we heard from the player himself who took to twitter to express his excitement:
— Eric Tangradi (@ETangradi) July 16, 2013