The Winnipeg Jets signed young defenceman Simon Lundmark to his first NHL contract on Friday.
The 20-year-old Swedish product agreed to a three-year entry-level deal worth an average of $925,000 per season.
Lundmark is the Jets’ second-round pick (51st overall) from the 2019 NHL Draft.
#NHLJets sign Simon Lundmark to a three-year, entry-level contract!
Lundmark, a 20-year-old defenceman, has spent the past four seasons with Linkopings in the Swedish Elite League.
— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) April 9, 2021
The right-shooting blueliner just finished his fourth season playing in the Swedish Elite League.
The Stockholm native set personal bests this past season with two goals and eight assists in 47 games with Linköping HC.
In 118 professional games, the six-foot-one, 201 pound Lundmark has recorded 16 career points.
Lundmark has also represented his country at several international tournaments, including the 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge where he was held pointless in six games in helping Sweden capture the gold medal.
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