Jets sign Wheeler to 5-year, $41.25M contract extension
The coming season was set to be the last of Wheeler’s six-year, $33.6-million contract, after which he would have become an unrestricted free agent.
The 32-year-old is coming off a stellar 2017-18 campaign in which he put up a team-best 91 points, topping his previous career high of 78, set during the 2015-16 season. He also tied Flyers captain Claude Giroux with a league-high 68 assists.
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