Jets Announce Two SigningsBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: July 28th 2021
The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Mikey Eyssimont on a two-year, two-way contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $750,000. The Jets also announced today they have agreed to terms with forward Luke Johnson on a one-year, two-way contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $750,000.
Eyssimont, 24, recorded 17 points (9G, 8A) and 49 penalty minutes in 40 games for the AHL’s Ontario Reign last season. The Littleton, Colo. native was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fifth round (142nd overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft and has played 162 games over the past four seasons with the Reign and recorded 66 points (31G, 35A) and 166 PIMs.
Johnson, 26, scored a goal and added five penalty minutes in 14 games for the Minnesota Wild last season. He also recorded one assist and five PIMs in two games for the AHL’s Iowa Wild. The Grand Forks, N.D. native was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the fifth round (134th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft and has played 32 career games for Chicago and Minnesota and recorded two points (1G, 1A) and 13 PIMs. Johnson has also played 243 AHL games for Iowa and the Rockford IceHogs and recorded 110 points (57G, 53A) and 175 PIMs.