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Winnipeg Jets Sign Forward Joona Luoto

June 15, 2019 1:52 PM | Sports

Joona Luoto

Joona Luoto (@NHLJETS / TWITTER)

The Winnipeg Jets signed forward Joona Luoto on Saturday to a three-year, two-way contract worth an annual average of $758,300.

The 21-year-old played the last three seasons in Liiga with Tappara. He had 16 points (8G, 8A) in 58 games last season and four points (2G, 2A) in 11 playoff games.

Luoto and Patrik Laine were teammates for several Tappara teams growing up, including their U18 and U20 teams. Internationally, Luoto represented Finland at the 2017 World Junior Championship where he was teammates with Kristian Vesalainen.

— With files from the Winnipeg Jets