Moose re-assign Blomqvist to TulsaBy: Chris White | Published: January 31st 2016
The Manitoba Moose hockey club announced today that they have re-assigned forward Axel Blomqvist to their ECHL affiliate, the Tulsa Oilers.
Blomqvist, 21, has played 14 games with the Moose this season registering 12 shots and two penalty minutes. He has also played 12 games for Tulsa this season recording a goal and three assists for four points.
The Osby, Sweden native is in his first year of pro hockey after playing the last three seasons in the WHL with Lethbridge, Victoria and Moose Jaw where he registered 56 goals and 92 assists for 138 points in 185 games.
He was signed to a three year NHL entry level contract by the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 1, 2013.
The Moose will play their first game following the AHL All-Star break on Thursday, Feb. 4 against the Toronto Marlies at the MTS Centre at 7 p.m. CT.