Winnipeg Jets Nino Niederreiter Sets Asking Price On His Next Contract

Nino Niederreiter, the seasoned winger for the Winnipeg Jets, has astutely laid out his terms for his impending contract negotiations.

As he approaches the final year of his current two-year deal with an average annual value of $4 million, Niederreiter has made it abundantly clear that he seeks a contract extension that aligns with his career aspirations, according to Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun and Lyle Richardson.

His vision encompasses a contract spanning three to four years, set to commence in the 2024-25 season, with an annual compensation range of $4 million to $5 million.

This calculated approach reflects Niederreiter's unwavering commitment to the Jets, as he aims to avoid exploring unrestricted free agency in the upcoming July.

His strategic stance mirrors recent NHL contracts, akin to Marcus Foligno's four-year, $16 million agreement with the Minnesota Wild and Reilly Smith's three-year, $15 million deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins, according to Billeck.

So far this season, the 31-year-old has scored five goals and 10 total points over his first 14 games of the season.

These negotiations are poised to shape the future of both Niederreiter's career and the Winnipeg Jets' aspirations on the ice.

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