Jets Assign Pair of Defenders to MooseBy: Manitoba Moose Staff | Published: October 2nd 2018
The Winnipeg Jets announced today the team has assigned defencemen Logan Stanley and Tucker Poolman to the Moose.
Stanley, 20, was a first round selection, 18th overall, of the Winnipeg Jets in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The 6’7, 231 lbs. defender had a career season with Kitchener, posting 42 points (15G, 27A) and 111 penalty minutes in 61 games. Stanley was named the club’s Best Offensive Defenceman for the campaign. The Waterloo, Ont. native also recorded 16 points (4G, 12A) in 19 playoff games, and was awarded the Rangers’ co-playoff MVP as Kitchener reached the OHL Western Conference Final.
Poolman, 25, is entering his second professional season after splitting the 2017-18 campaign between the Moose and Jets. The East Grand Forks, Minn. product played 17 games with Manitoba, recording 10 points (1G, 9A), and 24 games for Winnipeg, tallying two points (1G, 1A). Poolman also appeared in two playoff games with the Jets.
The Manitoba Moose roster now features 31 players including three goaltenders, 11 defencemen and 17 forwards.
The Moose open their season in Des Moines, Iowa against the Iowa Wild on Friday, Oct. 5. Tune into the game on TSN 1290 or through the Moose App and moosehockey.com/listenlive starting at 6:45 p.m. CT. The club returns to Bell MTS Place for the home opener on Friday, Oct. 12. Tickets are available at moosehockey.com/tickets.