Jets sign Laurent Brossoit to one-year contract

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with goaltender Laurent Brossoit on a one-year contract with an average annual value of $1,225,000.

Brossoit, 26, was signed as a free agent by the Jets on July 1, 2018 after playing parts of the last four seasons with the Edmonton Oilers. The native of Port Alberni, BC played in 21 games for Winnipeg last season and had a 13-6-2 record with a 2.52 goals-against average, a .925 save percentage, and his first career shutout on Dec. 22 against the Vancouver Canucks. Brossoit began his Jets career with a 10-0-1 record in his first 11 starts which was highlighted by a 1.97 GAA and a .946 SV% in those 11 games.

Brossoit was originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in the sixth round (164th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.