The Winnipeg Jets announced that they have signed forward Mathieu Perreault to a four year contract extension. The deal is worth a total of $16.5MM, for a cap hit of $4.125MM. The new deal will start in 2017-18 as Perreault has one year left on his current contract with a cap hit of $3MM.
Last season, Perreault played in 71 games with Winnipeg, recording nine goals and 32 assists. His 41 points matched his output from the previous season. He also logged a career high in ice time, averaging 16:33 per game.
In his seven year career, Perreault has suited up in 361 NHL games with Washington, Anaheim, and Winnipeg, scoring 78 goals and 117 assists. 125 of those 195 points have come in the past three seasons where he has recorded at least 41 points in each of those years.