Jets sign 2020 first-round pick Cole Perfetti to entry-level deal

Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff spoke about the type of player he feels the team is getting with Cole Perfetti.

The Winnipeg Jets have signed 2020 first-round pick Cole Perfetti to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Pefettei was selected with the 10th-overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The 18-year-old's deal has an average annual value of up to $1,658,333 with bonuses.

Perfetti was junior hockey’s top academic performer in 2019-20 and was the third-highest scorer among all CHL skaters, scoring 37 goals and 74 assists in 61 games with the OHL's Saginaw Spirit.

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