Jets re-sign Pasquale, ink Hutchinson Posted by IceCaps on
The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with goaltender Eddie Pasquale on a new one-year, two-way contract worth $575,000 at the NHL level and have signed goaltender Michael Hutchinson to a new one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level.
Pasquale, 22, played in 43 games last season with the St. John’s IceCaps. In that time, the Toronto, ON netminder earned a 15-23-4 record, 2.79 goals against average and 0.907 save percentage.
During the 2011-12 season, Pasquale played in 38 games for the IceCaps accumulating a 23-12-1 record, 2.41 goals against average and 0.911 save percentage. As a result, he was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team and was selected as the IceCaps Top Rookie.
Pasquale was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round, 117th overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft.
Hutchinson, 23, played in 30 games with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League during the 2012-13 season. In that time, the Barrie, ON native earned a 13-13-3 record, 2.30 goals against average and 0.914 save percentage.
He was originally drafted by the Boston Bruins in the third round, 77th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft.