Jujhar Khaira to Sign With Central Team

According to NHL insider Elliotte Friedman, the Minnesota Wild and Jujhar Khaira are "working on something." Rick Dhaliwal followed it up by reporting that the Wild are signing Khaira to a one-year, two-way contract. 

Khaira, 29, appeared in 51 games last season with the Chicago Blackhawks, scoring six goals to go along with 14 points. He also posted 108 hits, so it is clear that he was quite active with the physical side of the game.

Assuming this signing officially comes to fruition, Khaira will provide the Wild with another option for their fourth line this season. At a minimum, he serves as a quality depth forward who can be good to have around when injuries occur during the season.

In 336 career NHL games split between the Edmonton Oilers and Blackhawks, Khaira has 33 goals to go along with 80 points.

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