Ville Heinola Assigned to MooseBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: November 17th 2022
The Winnipeg Jets announced today the team assigned defenceman Ville Heinola to the Manitoba Moose.
Heinola, 21, has seven assists in 11 games with the Moose this season. The Honkajoki, Finland product sits third on the team in scoring among defencemen and paces the club with a plus-12 rating. Heinola has 45 points (9G, 36A) in 74 AHL contests, all with the Moose, in his career. The defender has appeared in 27 NHL games with the Jets, tallying 10 points (1G, 9A). Heinola posted five assists in 12 games with Winnipeg during the 2021-22 campaign.
Heinola was a first round pick (20th overall) of the Jets in the 2019 NHL Draft.
Manitoba returns home for a morning contest against the Milwaukee Admirals at Canada Life Centre on Thursday, Dec. 1. Puck drop for is slated for 11 a.m. CT. Tickets to all upcoming Moose home games are available at MooseHockey.com/TICKETS.