Winnipeg Jets Sign Goalie Michael Hutchinson

Michael Hutchinson Signs a Two Year Deal with the Winnipeg Jets –

The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with goaltender Michael Hutchinson on a two-year contract worth $1.15 million. 

Position: G     Catches: Right
DOB: Mar.2
Height: 6’3     Weight: 195
 
Selected by: Boston   Round: 3rd   Overall: 77th   Year: 2008 NHL Entry Draft 

The 24 year old Hutchinson played in three games with the Winnipeg Jets last season.  He recorded a 2-1-0 record, 1.64 goals against average and 0.943 save percentage.  The Barrie, ON native became the second goalie in 2013-14 to record a win in the ECHL, AHL & NHL in the same season.  He suited up for 24 games with the St. John’s IceCaps for a 17-5-1 record, 2.30 goals against average and 0.923 save percentage.  He then played 21 games (12-9) with a 1.95 goals against average and .938 save percentage during the club’s post-season run to the Calder Cup Final.

Michael Hutchinson earned ECHL Goaltender of the Month for November and twice won ECHL Goaltender of the Week.  He was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in the third round, 77th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft.

Michael Hutchinson’s contract will have an AVV and cap hit of $575,00 per season with year one being a two-way deal and year two being a one-way deal. 

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