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Winnipeg Jets sign RFAs Joel Armia and Adam Lowry

Jets announce two more signings.

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Two more RFAs down after today’s signings of Armia and Lowry with three remaining in Trouba, Tanev and Lipon.

Jets Release:

The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forwards Joel Armia and Adam Lowry on two-year, one-way contracts. Armia’s contract carries an AAV of $925,000 while Lowry’s AAV is $1.125 million.

Armia, 23, had 10 points (4G, 6A) in 43 games last season with Winnipeg after splitting time between the Jets and Manitoba Moose. Armia was acquired by Winnipeg from Buffalo on February 11, 2015 along with Drew Stafford, Tyler Myers, Brendan Lemieux and a first-round draft pick (Jack Roslovic) in exchange for Zach Bogosian, Evander Kane and Jason Kasdorf. Armia, from Pori, Fin., played in one game with Buffalo in 2014-15. He was originally selected in the first round, 16th overall at the 2011 NHL Draft by the Sabres.

Lowry, 23, had 17 points (7G, 10A) in 74 games last season with the Jets, his second season in the NHL. Over his career, Lowry has 40 points (18G, 22A) in 154 career games. Lowry, hails from Calgary, Alta., was selected by Winnipeg 67th overall at the 2011 NHL Draft.