Jets sign Letestu to one-year deal

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Mark Letestu on a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value of $700,000 in the NHL.

Letestu, 34, played the majority of last season in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization with the AHL’s Cleveland Monsters. In addition to two games with the Blue Jackets, the product of Elk Point, Alta. posted 50 points (21G, 29A) in 64 games with the Monsters. He also recorded five points (3G, 2A) in eight playoff games with Cleveland. Letestu has played 560 career NHL games, tallying 210 points (93G, 117A) with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Edmonton Oilers and Columbus.