Jets Ink Comrie to Two-Year DealBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: September 7th 2019
The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with goaltender Eric Comrie on a two-year contract with an average annual value of $700,000 in the NHL. The contract is a two-way deal in 2019-20 followed by a one-way deal in 2020-21.
Comrie, 24, made one start for the Jets in 2018-19 while playing in 47 games for the Manitoba Moose where he compiled a 25-20-2 record with two shutouts, a 2.69 goals-against average, and a .917 save percentage. Comrie was named the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 20, 2019 and was awarded the Moose MVP award at the close of Manitoba’s season.
The Edmonton, Alta. native has appeared in five games for the Jets over the past three seasons collecting a pair of wins. He has played in 183 games for the Moose over six seasons and has a 77-83-20 record with eight shutouts, a 2.88 GAA, and a .910 SV%. Comrie made his first nine playoff appearances for Manitoba in 2017-18 and went 3-6-0 with a 3.18 GAA and a .908 SV%. Comrie is the first goaltender in Moose franchise history to play over 10,000 minutes and make over 5,000 saves in his career. He now ranks second on the club’s all-time leaderboard in career wins.
Comrie was drafted by the Jets in the second round (59th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft.