Jets to bring back goalie Eric Comrie on one-year, $750K deal

Former Winnipeg Jets goaltender Eric Comrie (1). (Trevor Hagan/CP)

The Winnipeg Jets are bringing back goalie Eric Comrie to backup star netminder Connor Hellebuyck.

Per Sportsnet's Ken Wiebe, the Jets are signing the 26-year-old to a one-year, one-way deal worth $750,000. Comrie's two-year, $1.4-million contract was slated to expire Wednesday.

The Jets' backup last season, Laurent Brossoit, is expected to test the market as a unrestricted free agent, Wiebe reported.

Comrie made just a single NHL appearance last season with the Devils after bouncing back and forth on waivers between New Jersey and Winnipeg, giving up three goals on 33 shots in a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. He also put up a 1.23 goals-against average and .947 save percentage in four games with the Manitoba Moose, the Jets' AHL affiliate.

Across five seasons in the NHL, Comrie has only played nine games total, compiling a 3-5 record with a 4.08 GAA and .873 SVV%.

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