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It’s been a busy — and spendy — last seven days for the Winnipeg Jets.
Faced with three key restricted free agents heading to salary arbitration, the club made a big financial commitment by locking up the trio — defenseman Zach Bogosian, forwards Bryan Little and Blake Wheeler — for a combined $93 million.
That dollar figure, said GM Kevin Cheveldayoff, is a sign of ownership’s faith in the club.
“Fans in Winnipeg should know that [True North Sports and Entertainment’s] Mark Chipman and David Thomson are committed to building a winner in this city,” Cheveldayoff said in his post-Bogosian contract presser.
“Ownership has shown a commitment to this team.”
That commitment began with re-signing Little last Monday to a five-year, $23.5 million deal.
Little, 25, had seven goals and 25 assists for the Jets in 2013, appearing in all 48 regular-season games and winning a team-high 431…
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