The Jets have signed Mark Stuart to a four-year, $10.5 millions US contract extension.
There were reports that the Jets were shopping the pending unrestricted free agent, but they decided to sign the rugged defenseman through the 2017-18 season. He is not an offensive, fantasy producer, but he is a strong defensive defenseman the Jets will be happy to have for the next four years.
The Jets have activated Mark Stuart (hip) from injured reserve.
Stuart skated again on Friday and was deemed fit to play on Saturday. Stuart missed the last 10 games with a hop injury. This is good timing for Winnipeg, as Zach Bogosian was placed on IR today with a lower-body ailment. Stuart is a rugged, physical defenseman, but is not much of a fantasy contributor. He has two assists in 12 games.