Jets Recall Lemieux, Reassign Poolman
The Winnipeg Jets announced today that they have recalled forward Brendan Lemieux from the Manitoba Moose. The Jets also announced that they have assigned defenceman Tucker Poolman to the Moose.
Poolman, 24, has played in 13 games with the Jets this season, scoring his first career NHL goal on Dec. 23/17 against the New York Islanders. The East Grand Forks, MN native also has one assist in seven games with the Moose.
Lemieux, 21, appeared in his first seven career games for the Jets earlier this season and he scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 29/17 versus Pittsburgh. The Denver, Colorado native also has 24 points (9G, 15A) in 24 games for Manitoba this year and currently leads the club with 73 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.