WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed their captain to a big contract extension.
The contract has been in the works since the Atlanta Thrashers moved north to Winnipeg at the end of May.
Ladd had a career-high 29 goals and 59 points for the Thrashers last year.
He earned $2.35 million.
The 25-year-old is a two-time Stanley Cup champion who has 208 points (92-116) in 402 career NHL games.