Moose Sign Four PlayersBy: Chris White | Published: July 1st 2015
The Manitoba Moose, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, today announced they have agreed to terms with goalie Jussi Olkinuora, and defencemen Aaron Harstad, Brennan Serville and Peter Stoykewych on AHL contracts.
Jussi Olkinuora, 24, played in 43 games for the Ontario Reign of the ECHL during the 2014-15 season, posting a 27-9-6 record with a .916 save percentage. The Helsinki, Finland native has played in 15 career games at the AHL level with the St. John’s IceCaps, with a record of 7-5-1.
Aaron Harstad, 23, recorded nine points (5G, 4A) and 32 penalty minutes in 30 games with Colorado College last season. At the college-level, the Stevens Point, WI native scored 30 points (9G, 21A) in 127 games. He was selected in the seventh round, 187th overall by the Jets at the 2011 NHL Draft.
Brennan Serville, 22, picked up seven points (0G, 7A) in 33 games with the University of Michigan last year. The Pickering, ON native just completed his fourth year with the Wolverines. During his college career, he recorded 21 points (1G, 20A) and 46 PIM in 129 games. Serville was selected in the third round, 78th overall by the Jets at the 2011 NHL Draft.
Peter Stoykewych, 22, had 11 points (3G, 8A) and 42 PIM in 34 games for Colorado College during the 2014-15 season. The Winnipeg, MB native played in 139 games for the Tigers over the past four seasons, recording 34 points (6G, 28A) and 122 penalty minutes. He was selected in the seventh round, 199th overall by the Atlanta Thrashers in 2010 NHL Draft.