(WINNIPEG, MB) – The Winnipeg Jets announced yesterday that the hockey club has agreed to terms with 2016 first-round pick, and 18th overall selection, Logan Stanley on a three-year NHL entry-level contract worth an average annual value of $1,137,500.
Stanley, 18, is in his third season with the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires. This season, the 6’ 7” defenceman has 2 goals and 7 assists in 20 games.
The native of Waterloo was Winnipeg’s second first-round selection at the 2016 NHL Draft. The original pick was acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks along with Marko Dano in exchange for Andrew Ladd. Winnipeg then moved up to select Stanley 18th over-all in a draft day trade with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Over his OHL career, Stanley has 7 goals and 23 assists in 143 games. He represented Canada at the 2016 IIHF World U18 Championship registering one assist in seven games.