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Jets agree to terms with first-round pick Ehlers on entry-level contract

Nikolaj Ehlers pulls on a Winnipeg Jets jersey after being chosen ninth overall during the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Ehlers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP /Matt Slocum

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Nikolaj Ehlers pulls on a Winnipeg Jets jersey after being chosen ninth overall during the first round of the NHL hockey draft, Friday, June 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Ehlers. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP /Matt Slocum

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with 2014 first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers.

Ehlers, the ninth overall pick, will make US$1.625 million each season at the NHL level on the two-way deal.

The Danish left-winger had 49 goals and 55 assists last season for the Halifax Mooseheads.

The 18-year-old Ehlers was the first player to be drafted out of the QMJHL in June.

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