Michael Frolik C WPG 29 Days

Michael Frolik plans to restart contract negotiations with the Winnipeg Jets in January.

The two sides agreed to a one-year, $3.3 million contract for the 2014-15 to avoid an arbitration hearing. However, Frolik is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Despite the assurances that the two sides will try to make something work during the season, it's not a great sign that they couldn't agree to a longer-term deal this summer.

Michael Frolik C WPG 29 Days

Michael Frolik has agreed to a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets.

Frolik and the Jets have managed to avoid an arbitration hearing that was scheduled for Thursday. However, the face that the Jets weren't able to lock him up to a long-term contract is a little troubling for them as he's scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next summer. He had 15 goals and 42 points in 81 games last season.

Michael Frolik C WPG 2 Months

Michael Frolik's arbitration hearing has been scheduled for July 31.

Frolik and the Jets can of course still avoid the hearing by agreeing to terms before then. The Jets are the ones that filed for arbitration, but they are reportedly interested in locking him up to a long-term deal.

Michael Frolik C WPG 2 Months

The Winnipeg Jets decided to file for salary arbitration with winger Michael Frolik.

The Winnipeg Sun's Ken Wiebe reports that it shouldn't be a big concern, as the two sides are allegedly discussing a long-term deal. Frolik scored 15 goals and 42 points in his first season with the Jets, takikng on an elevated role after being a nice depth player for Chicago.

Michael Frolik C WPG 5 Months

Michael Frolik had two assists in Winnipeg's 4-3 victory over San Jose on Thursday night.

He hasn't scored a goal in his last five outings, but he has contributed three helpers in his past three contests. He helped set up goals by Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien (power play) in the match to give him 38 points on the year.

Michael Frolik C WPG 5 Months

Michael Frolik has been productive since being reunited with Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little.

He has recorded two goals and two assists in his past five games. Frolik's four-game point streak came to an end on Monday night versus St. Louis. He is on pace to hit the 40-point mark for the third time in his career.

Michael Frolik C WPG 6 Months

Michael Frolik will play between Devin Setoguchi and Matt Halischuk in Thursday's meeting against Los Angeles.

Coach Paul Maurice is moving around some pieces with Mark Scheifele sidelined. "It's a little bit different, but I've played it in the past," said Frolik. "Hopefully, it's going to go quick. I know the mental preparations is going to be a bit different, but I'll just play the game, have fun, don't think too much and hopefully it's going to work out." He had been playing on the top line with Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd, but his versatility prompted the move.

Michael Frolik C WPG 6 Months

Michael Frolik returned to the Jets over the weekend, but he didn't want to talk about the strange soap opera situation that surrounded the Czech Republic at the Winter Olympics.

"I know a lot of things happened and have been said in the media about our team, but I don't really want to go into it," he said. "It's not up to us who is going to be coaching next. We'll see what happens. The coach was fine. It's always about the one game in the quarterfinal and we got beat out. It's always bad when you lose that game." The Czechs made some questionable leading into and during the tournament. Frolik didn't have a point in five games in Sochi and be averaged 10:46 of ice time per match.

Michael Frolik C WPG 7 Months

Michael Frolik scored the game winner in the second period to lift the Jets over the Canadiens 2-1 Sunday afternoon.

Frolik's 12th of the season was enough to give the Jets the victory. Tobias Ernstrom scored the other Jets goal in the tight affair.

Michael Frolik C WPG 7 Months

Michael Frolik has played well since moving to Winnipeg's top line.

In two games playing alongside Bryan Little and Andrew Ladd, Frolik has notched a goal and an assist. He scored against Phoenix in coach Paul Maurice's Jets debut and he contributed an assist on Little's marker versus Calgary on Thursday. Ladd earned two helpers in Thursday's win