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Breaking: Jets sign prospect despite serious injury

Good news for the kid despite everything!

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The Winnipeg Jets announced they have agreed to terms with defenceman Luke Green on a three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual value of $846,700.

The 19-year-old recorded 37 points in 60 games last season between Saint John and Sherbrooke of the QMJHL before he recorded one assist in four games for the AHL's Manitoba Moose. 

In three years in the QMJHL, Green amassed 108 points (21G, 87A) over 121 games after he was was taken first overall at the kraft. He began this year at Winnipeg's training camp, but was returned to the Sherbrooke Phoenix on Sept. 21, 2017.

He suffered a shoulder injury at the Jets' camp, one that will keep him away from action for five months. He underwent successful surgery, and got the good news on Tuesday.

Green was selected by the Jets in the third round of the 2016 NHL Draft.