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Winnipeg Jets sign KHL forward Andrei Chibisov

Jets add some depth at forward.

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If you’re reading this headline and thinking who exactly is Andrei Chibisov he is a 26 year old left shooting winger who has five seasons in the KHL.  Last season with Magnitogorsk Metallurg in 50 games he had 7 goals and 13 assists.

The news broke this morning via Cap Friendly who are reporting it is worth $700,000.00 (base) at the NHL level with a $92,500 signing bonus, $132,500.00 in potential performance bonuses and worth $70,000.00 in the AHL with the Moose.

Jets have now made it official.

According to reporter Igor Eronko the Jets had scouted Chibisov previously so this isn’t completely out of left field:

Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press has this as a scouting report on the newly signed forward: