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24-year-old goaltender fails to reach agreement on new deal, files for arbitration.

Young goaltender fails to reach a deal with his team.

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A young National Hcokey League goaltender has not been offered what he feels he is worth. 

Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun is reporting that 24-year-old goalie Connor Hellebuyck has filled for arbitration after failing to reach a deal with the Winnipeg Jets prior to today's 5 pm EST arbitration deadline.

Hellebuyck was the Jets workhorse last season appearing in 56 games although his numbers were mediocre by the standard of an NHL starting goaltender. Hellebuyck recorded a 2.89 goals against average and a .907 save percentage, not world beating numbers, but Hellebuyck likely believes he deserves to be paid as a starter.

The Jets on the other hand are likely looking for a very different deal especially given their acquisition of veteran Steve Mason this summer.