Jets recall Connor and RoslovicBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: April 3rd 2017
Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, in conjunction with its AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, announced today they have recalled forwards Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic from the Moose.
Connor, 20, started the season with the Jets and had four points (1G, 3A) in 19 games. Since being reassigned to the Moose on Dec. 9, he has 42 points (23G, 19A) in 49 games. He has a point in 14 of his last 17 games (15G, 9A) with the Moose. He was named the American Hockey League’s Player of the Week for the week ending March 5 when he collected eight points (6g, 2A) in four games. The native of Shelby Township, Mich., is in his first professional season after spending last year at the University of Michigan where he led the NCAA with 71 points (35G, 36A) in 38 games. He was named Big 10 Player of the Year and a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as collegiate player of the year.
Roslovic, 20, is in his first professional season and leads the Moose in scoring with 45 points (13G, 32A) in 61 games. He has 17 points (4G, 13A) in his last 17 games. He represented the Moose at the 2017 AHL All-Star Game and won a gold medal with USA at the 2017 World Junior Hockey Championship. Prior to turning pro, the Columbus, Ohio product had 26 points (10G, 16A) with the Miami University (Ohio) last season as a freshman. This is his first NHL recall.
Connor (17th overall) and Roslovic (25th overall) were selected by the Jets in the first round of the 2015 NHL Draft.
Born Dec 9 1996 — Shelby Township, MI
Height 6.01 — Weight 177 — Shoots L
Born Jan 29 1997 — Columbus, OH
Height 6.01 — Weight 182 — Shoots R