Penguins Claim Jansen Harkins off of Waivers from Winnipeg

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Pittsburgh Penguins have claimed forward Jansen Harkins off of waivers from the Winnipeg Jets, it was announced today by President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Kyle Dubas.

Harkins is signed through the 2023-24 campaign and his contract carries an average annual value of $850,000.

Harkins, 26, spent the 2022-23 campaign split between the Winnipeg Jets and the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. With Winnipeg, Harkins notched five points (3G-2A) in 22 games. He also established AHL career highs in goals (25), assists (25), points (50) and was plus-11 in 44 games with the Moose. His 25 goals ranked first and his 50 points were second on Manitoba, respectively.