The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with goaltender Eric Comrie on a two-year contract with an average annual value of $700,000 in the NHL. The contract is a two-way deal in 2019-20 followed by a one-way deal in 2020-21.
Comrie, 24, made one start for the Jets in 2018-19 while playing in 47 games for the Manitoba Moose where he compiled a 25-20-2 record with two shutouts, a 2.69 goals-against average, and a .917 save percentage. The Edmonton, Alta. native has appeared in five games for the Jets over the past three seasons collecting a pair of wins. He has played in 183 games for the Moose over six seasons and has a 77-83-20 record with eight shutouts, a 2.88 GAA, and a .910 SV%. Comrie made his first nine playoff appearances for Manitoba in 2017-18 and went 3-6-0 with a 3.18 GAA and a .908 SV%. . Comrie is the first goaltender in Moose franchise history to play over 10,000 minutes and make over 5,000 saves in his career. He now ranks second on the club’s all-time leaderboard in career wins.
Comrie was drafted by the Jets in the second round (59th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.