Winnipeg Jets agree to 3-year contract with Nikolaj Ehlers

The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers.

Jets agree to terms with first-round pick Ehlers on entry-level contract

Nikolaj Ehlers adjusts his ballcap after being selected ninth overall by the Winnipeg Jets at NHL draft in Philadelphia. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick NikolajEhlers.

Ehlers, the ninth overall pick, will make US$1.625 million each season at the NHL level on the two-way deal.

The Danish left-winger had 49 goals and 55 assists last season for the Halifax Mooseheads.

The 18-year-old Ehlers was the first player to be drafted out of the QMJHL in June.