Jets sign veteran forward Mark Letestu to one-year contract

Former Columbus Blue Jackets forward Mark Letestu. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with forward Mark Letestu on a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday.

The contract has an average annual value of $700,000.

Letestu, 34, played most of last seasons with the AHL’s Cleveland Monsters in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization. In addition to two games with Columbus last season, Letestu posted 21 goals and 50 points in 64 games with the Monsters.

The Elk Point, Alta. native has played 560 NHL games in his career, tallying 93 goals and 210 points with the Blue Jackets, Pittsburgh Penguins and Edmonton Oilers.

July 2, 2019

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Mark Letestu
Centre
AGE: 34
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$700,000
TOTAL:
$700,000

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