Morgan Barron will be back in Winnipeg Jets blue next season.
The 24-year-old centre endeared himself to Jets fans in last season’s playoff run, when he got 75 stitches after taking a skate blade to the face — and came back to finish the game.
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— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) July 17, 2023
The team announced Monday that it has agreed to a two-year contract with Barron, with an average annual value of $1.35 million.
Drafted 174th overall by the New York Rangers in 2017, Barron arrived in Winnipeg as part of the trade for Andrew Copp.
The Halifax native played 70 games for the Jets last season, and set personal career highs in goals, assists, points, and penalty minutes.
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