Winnipeg Jets sign goalie Connor Hellebuyck to six-year contract after breakout season

July 12, 2018 6:05 PM

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The 25-year-old from Commerce, Mich., was a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top goalie last season after appearing in a career-high 67 games, setting single-season franchise records for wins (44), shutouts (six), and save percentage (.924).

Hellebuyck also posted a 9-8 record in the playoffs with two shutouts, a 2.36 goals-against average and .922 save percentage as the Jets reached the Western Conference final.

In 149 career NHL regular season games, Hellebuyck has an 83-41-14 record with 12 shutouts, a 2.55 GAA, and .917 save percentage. His 70 wins during the last two seasons are eighth most in the NHL.

Source: thestar.com

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