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Jets, Blake Wheeler agree to deal

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 26, 2013 at 9:37 pm •  Published: July 26, 2013

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets and forward Blake Wheeler agreed to a six-year, $33.6 million contract Friday night.

The 26-year-old former University of Minnesota star had a team-high 19 goals and added 22 assists in 48 games last season.

He has 93 goals and 139 assists in 327 regular-season games with Boston, Atlanta and Winnipeg.