Jets sign Josh Morrissey to eight-year extension

September 12, 2019

The Winnipeg Jets have locked up defenceman Josh Morrissey with a long-term deal, the club announced Thursday. Per the team, the contract is worth $50 million and carries a cap hit of $6.25 million through the 2027-28 season.

Morrissey’s eight-year, $50 million contract breaks down as the following with an AAV of $6.25 million:
2020-21: $8 million
2021-22: $8 million
2022-23: $5.2 million
2023-24: $8 million
2024-25: $6.4 million
2025-26: $4.8 million
2026-27: $4.8 million
2027-28: $4.8 million https://t.co/IMQtNAljRu

— Winnipeg Jets PR (@WpgJetsPR) September 12, 2019

Morrissey, 24, still has one year left on the two-year, $6.3-million bridge deal he signed with Winnipeg a year ago.

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Source:: Sportsnet.ca

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