Winnipeg Jets 2017 First Round Draft Pick (24th overall): Kristian Vesalainen

Posted by David Minuk in Columns,NHL Entry Draft,Winnipeg Jets on June 23, 2017 — No Comments

Jets fans had to wait almost 2.5 hours since the draft began but they finally heard who the team selected with the 24th overall selection.  It is Kristian Vesalainen a 6’3″ 209 lbs Finnish left shooting winger who plays with Frolunda in the SHL.  He compares his playing style to Rick Nash.

Post-draft video:

1 on 1 interview.

media scrum.