Paul Postma Re-Signs With Winnipeg Jets

RFA Paul Postma Signs 2 Year Deal 

about Paul Postma

Position: Defense     Shoots: Right
DOB: Red Deer, AB 
Height: 6’3     Weight: 195
 
Selected by:  Atlanta     Round: 7     Overall: 205     Year: 2007 NHL Entry Draft

The Winnipeg Jets and Paul Postma have avoided their salary arbitration hearing set for July 30th by agreeing to a new 2 year contract.  The 6’3 195 lb defenceman received a modest raise in salary and a new two-year one-way contract.  

Paul Postma. (Photo by Shawn Coates)

Paul Postma. (Photo by Shawn Coates)

The 24-year-old blue-liner, headed off his salary arbitration hearing by agreeing to a deal that will pay him $650,000 for the coming season, and $775,000 next season.  Paul Postma’s new contract will carry a cap hit of $712,500 for the next two seasons according to Capgeek.com

Postma played last season on his first one-way deal, a $550,000 (pro-rated) contract for 2013.

Paul Postma played 27 games in the AHL to start the season  recording 18 points for the St. John’s IceCaps.  He added four goals and five assists for nine points in 34 games with the Winnipeg Jets once the NHL season started.

3 Key RFA’s Left

Scheduled Salary Arbitration Dates

These are the scheduled dates for the last 3 Winnipeg Jets RFA’s.  Both parties can continue to negotiate and avoid the arbitration hearings if they can come to an agreement before their scheduled hearing date.  

July 24:     Bryan Little

July 29:     Blake Wheeler

Aug.  2:     Zach Bogosian

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