The first draft pick in the new team’s history was made just a short while ago. The highlight was definitely True North’s Mark Chipman saying “who will make our first pick on behalf of the Winnipeg Jets……”, a moment that will stand out for a long time.
Then GM Kevin Cheveldayoff went off the board and picked Mark Scheifele from the Barrie Colts coached by none other than Winnipeg Jets legend Dale Hawerchuk.
Player: Mark Scheifele
Notes: He’s got to fill out and work on his skating, but he has the ability to be a great player in the National Hockey League. – Bob McKenzie
More video of the #7 pick and from the media section of the draft floor after the jump.
Here’s some video on the #7 pick:
We will hopefully have more from Ez, Remis and Kyle from the draft floor. Here is some video from the media section.