Thursday, August 4, 2011

Winnipeg Jets - JASON KING - St. John's Ice Caps (AHL)

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Photo courtesy of Terry Pierson / The Press-Enterprise.

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JASON KING (St. John’s Ice Caps)
Position: Left/Right wing
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 198
Born: September 14, 1981 (age 29)
Birthplace: Corner Brook, NL

The Winnipeg Jets -- in conjunction with the St. John’s Ice Caps -- have signed forward Jason King to an AHL contract on August 4, 2011.

The Vancouver Canucks originally drafted King in the 7th round, 212th overall, in the NHL Entry Draft in 2001.

Jason King has played in the NHL, AHL and in Europe, is also excited about playing in St. John's.

"From the day I signed, the excitement has been building and building, and now that the day is here that we're finally getting going, it's hard to describe it," King said. "I'm more than excited to be back here. There's nobody more proud to be a Newfoundlander than I am." - Winnipeg Free Press.



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