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