850,000 USD (2015)
| Winnipeg Jets|
Ice hockey player
| May 9, 1991 (age 24)
Hamilton, ON, CAN (1991-05-09) |
120th overall, 2009
Winnipeg Jets (#7 / Defenseman)
Chris Thorburn, Anthony Peluso, Andrew Ladd, Paul Maurice, Kevin Cheveldayoff
Ben Chiarot Wikipedia
Ben Chiarot (born May 9, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL), having been recalled from the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League (AHL) on December 2, 2014. Chiarot played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Guelph Storm, Sudbury Wolves, and Saginaw Spirit.
Chiarot was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 4th round (120th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, and made his professional debut in the American Hockey League with the Chicago Wolves during the 2009–10 season. On March 16, 2011, the Atlanta Thrashers signed Chiarot to an entry level contract. On July 23, 2014, Chiarot signed a two-way deal, worth $600,000 with the Jets, after a strong campaign with the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League. Chiarot scored his first NHL goal on January 3, 2015, in a 5-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
On June 18, 2015, the Winnipeg Jets resigned Chiarot to a two-year, $1.7 million contract extension.
On June 24, 2017, the Jets re-signed Chiarot to a two-year, $2.8 million contract extension with an annual average of $1.4 million.