Jets Recall Petan, Lemieux
The Winnipeg Jets announced today that they have recalled forwards Brendan Lemieux and Nic Petan from the Manitoba Moose.
Lemieux, 21, played in his first eight career games for the Jets this season and he scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 29/17 versus Pittsburgh. The Denver, Colorado native also has 28 points (12G, 16A) in 30 games for Manitoba this year and leads the club with 94 penalty minutes.
Lemieux was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round (31st overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft and was traded to the Jets on Feb. 11/15.
Petan, 22, made the Jets roster at the beginning of the regular season and played in six games for the club before his Oct. 25/17 assignment to Manitoba. He is second on the Moose with 41 points (12G, 29A) and his 29 assists are the most on the team.
Petan was Winnipeg’s second round pick (43rd overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft. The Delta, British Columbia native has played 86 games in his NHL career and he has 19 points (3G, 16A).