Jets Sign Fabian Wagner to Entry-Level ContractBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: June 15th 2023
The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have signed their 2022 sixth-round pick (175th overall) Fabian Wagner to a three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value in the NHL of $858,333. Wagner is scheduled to join the 2023 Winnipeg Jets Development Camp, which will be held from July 4 – 8 at hockey for all centre.
Wagner, 19, spent the 2022-23 season in Sweden and played for Linkoping’s SHL and junior squads. The Nykoping, Sweden native played 22 games for the Linkoping SHL team. Wagner added 33 games for the Linkoping J-20 team where he recorded 33 points (11G, 22A) and eight penalty minutes before adding an assist in four playoff games.
Internationally, Wagner has represented Sweden multiple times, including at the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championships where he recorded six points (2G, 4A) and two PIMs in seven games. Sweden finished fourth after losing an epic bronze medal overtime game to the United States team that featured Jets prospects Rutger McGroarty and Chaz Lucius.
Born May 7, 2004 — Nykoping, Sweden
Height 6.00 — Weight 168 — Shoots L