Jets Sign Forward Parker FordBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: March 25th 2023
The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have signed forward Parker Ford to a two-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $925,000. His deal will begin in 2023-24 and he has signed an amateur tryout contract with the Manitoba Moose, who he will join for the remainder of the season.
Born Jul 20 2000 -- Wakefield, RI
Height 5.09 -- Weight 180 -- Shoots R
Ford, 22, recently completed his senior season with the Providence College Friars in Hockey East where he recorded 26 points (12G, 14A) and 22 penalty minutes in 37 games. The Wakefield, RI native captained the Friars in 2022-23 and led the team in goals (12) and points (26), while finishing as a Hockey East Third Team All-Star. Ford played 131 games over his four seasons with Providence College and recorded 94 points (41G, 53A) and 89 PIMs.
Internationally, Ford represented Team USA at the 2020 World Junior Hockey Championships and played five games.
The Moose host the Laval Rocket at Canada Life Centre on Sunday, March 26. Puck drop is slated for 2 p.m. CT for the Celebrating Women in Sports Game. Tickets to all upcoming Moose home games are available at MooseHockey.com/TICKETS.