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Winnipeg Jets 2017 7th rounder Skylar McKenzie signs three-year ELC

The 2017 7th rounder signs a three year ELC.

We saw the 2017 7th rounder this past season when he joined the Manitoba Moose on an ATO.  He played in three playoff games for Manitoba scoring a goal in his first pro game.

Jets Release:

The Winnipeg Jets announced today that they have agreed to terms with forward Skyler McKenzie on a three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value of $741,700.

McKenzie, 20, played 72 games for the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL last season and led the club with 47 goals. He added 40 assists for 87 points along with 54 PIMs. The product of Sherwood Park, Alta. added eight points (3G, 5A) in 12 playoff games. After Portland was eliminated from the WHL playoffs, McKenzie played three playoff games for the Manitoba Moose. He recorded his first professional goal which proved to be the game-winner in Game 3 vs. Grand Rapids on Apr. 25. Drafted by the Jets in the seventh round (198th overall) in the 2017 NHL Draft, McKenzie totaled 212 points (101G, 111A) and 210 PIMs in 282 games during five seasons for the Winterhawks.