WINNIPEG, May 31, 2021 – The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Jeff Malott on a one-year, two-way contract for 2021-22 with an average annual value in the NHL of $780,000.
Malott, 24, made his professional debut in 2020-21 with the Manitoba Moose where he led the team with 14 goals and added six assists for 20 points in 34 games. His 14 goals were tied for the second most by an AHL rookie and they also equaled the ninth highest in the league in 2020-21. The native of Burlington, Ont. played two seasons with the AJHL’s Brooks Bandits before spending a four-year college career at Cornell University where he posted 53 points (24G, 29A) and 135 penalty minutes in 114 games.
Born Aug 7 1996 — Burlington, ONT
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