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Winnipeg Jets sign goalie Connor Hellebuyck to a six-year deal

Jets starting goalie gets a six-year deal.

Connor Hellebuyck pre game

Photo Credit: Colby SpenceAfter putting up Vezina quality numbers this season RFA goalie Connor Hellebuyck stood to get a handsome raise from the Jets.  He ended the season with 44 wins a 2.36 GAA and .924 save %.  His goals saved above average which is a solid advanced stat for netminders jumped from -9.96 in 2016-17 to +23.75 in 2017-18.

Today the team announced that they have signed the Michigan native to a six-year deal worth 37 million dollars with an AAV of 6.167 million.

Hellebuyck spoke this morning about his new deal (audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg):

Connor Hellebuyck

Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff spoke this afternoon:

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