Winnipeg Jets forward Shawn Matthias being made available for a trade

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Winnipeg Jets forward Shawn Matthias has had a rough go of it lately and the team has made it known the 29-year-old is available for a trade, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.

Matthias has just two assists in 18 games this season but has only gotten into the lineup twice since Nov. 14.

The Mississauga, Ont., native was a second-round pick of the Detroit Red Wings back in 2006. His rights were traded to Florida before he made his NHL debut so he has split his 542-game NHL career between the Panthers, Canucks, Maple Leafs, Avalanche and Jets.

Matthias is a pending unrestricted free agent with a $2.125-million salary cap hit.

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