The Jets have recalled Kristian Vesalainen from Manitoba (AHL).
Vesalainen has scored nine goals with 13 assists (22 points) in 44 AHL games this season. The 2017 first-round pick has one assist in five career NHL games and could make his season debut on Tuesday with Adam Lowry out for at least one month.
The Jets have assigned Kristian Vesalainen to Manitoba (AHL).
Vesalainen recorded just one assist while averaging 6:50 TOI/GM in five games with the Jets before being a healthy scratch in the last two games. The former No.24 overall pick will look to hone his skills at the AHL level, leaving Brendan Lemieux to skate on Winnipeg’g fourth line.
Vesalainen is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Vesalainen has recorded just one assist while averaging just 6:50 TOI/GM in the first five games of his NHL career. Vesalainen will be replaced by Brendan Lemieux in the lineup.
Source: Ken Wiebe 10/16/18, 12:27 pm EST