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Jets agree to terms with Blake Wheeler

Monday, 18.07.2011 / 5:25 PM / News Articles
Winnipeg Jets
The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce today that they have agreed to terms with right wing Blake Wheeler on a new contract. As per club policy, terms of the agreement are not disclosed.

Wheeler, 24, appeared in 23 games for the Atlanta Thrashers in 2010-11 and recorded 17 points (7g, 10a) and 14 penalty minutes. Wheeler joined the Thrashers organization in a trade with the Boston Bruins on Feb. 28, 2011, along with defenceman Mark Stuart in exchange for centre Rich Peverley and defenceman Boris Valabik. Prior to the trade last year, Wheeler had 27 points (11g, 16a) and 32 penalty minutes in 58 games with the Bruins.

In his NHL career, the native of Robbinsdale, MN has played in 244 games for Atlanta and Boston recording a total of 127 points (57g, 70a) and 145 penalty minutes. Wheeler was originally drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round, fifth overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01