Jets Sign KerdilesBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: August 22nd 2018
The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with forward Nicolas Kerdiles on a one-year, two-way contract worth $650,000 in the NHL.
Kerdiles was acquired from the Anaheim Ducks on June 30, 2018 in exchange for forward Chase De Leo. Kerdiles played in a pair of games for the Ducks last season and appeared in 49 games for the San Diego Gulls of the AHL. He recorded 34 points (15G, 19A) and 34 penalty minutes with the Gulls. The Lewisville, Texas native turned pro in 2013 following a pair of seasons with the University of Wisconsin. Kerdiles has played three career NHL regular season games, as well as four playoff games for the Ducks in 2016-17 where he recorded an assist and two PIMs. The 24-year-old has also skated in 178 career AHL games for the Gulls and the Norfolk Admirals, posting 106 points (47G, 59A) and 174 PIMs. He also has 12 points (7G, 5A) and eight PIMs in 18 AHL postseason games.
Kerdiles was drafted by Anaheim in the second round (36th overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Born Jan 11 1994 — Lewisville, TX
Height 6.02 — Weight 200 — Shoots L