The Winnipeg Jets have avoided salary arbitration with forward Eric Tangradi, signing him to a new deal.
Terms of the agreement were not released but several media reports claim it to be a two-year deal worth $1.35-million.
The 24-year-old, who was scheduled to go to arbitration on July 23rd, was acquired by the Jets from the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 13 for a sixth round draft pick. He had four points in 36 games with the Jets.
The Jets still have four players players scheduled for salary arbitration hearings: Bryan Little (July 24), Blake Wheeler (July 29), Paul Postman (July 30) and Zach Bogosian (August 2).