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Winnipeg Jets draft picks playing in college or the USHL (Update II)

With college hockey and USHL underway in the US we get an update on Jets draft picks.

We’ve been keeping you up-to-date with what is happening overseas with Jets prospects or players under contract to Winnipeg and today we take a look at what is doing with Jets draft picks who are playing college hockey (or in the UHSL).

1. Harrison Blaisdell (2019 5th rounder)

UND Fighting Hawks (NCHC): 3 GP 0G 0A 3 Shots

Health Update:  According to Brad Schlossman of the Grand Forks Herald the Saskatchewan product was injured in a game against Western Michigan on December 6th.  He ended up missing the remaining games for UND in the Omaha pod.

Next game: December 31st vs Omaha.

Side shot of Harrison Blaisdell

Photo Credit: Dave Mahussier (Illegal Curve)

2. Nathan Smith (2018 3rd rounder)

Minnesota State University – Mankato (WCHA): 5 GP 0 G 3 A 17 Shots

Change since last week: 2 GP 0G 1A 6 shots

Next game: January 2nd vs Northern Michigan.

3. Logan Neaton (2019 5th rounder)  

UMass-Lowell (H-East): 1 GP 0W 1L 3.05 GAA .893 save% (25 saves on 28 shots)

Change since last week: Two River Hawks games were postponed earlier in the last week although they did play last night picking up a 2-1 win however Neaton wasn’t between the pipes for the victory.

Next game: December 26th vs Massachusetts

4. Jared Moe (2018 6th rounder)

University of Minnesota (Big 10): 0 GP.

His Gophers squad is rolling along with an undefeated 8-0-0 record but all the starts have gone to Hurricanes 2016 3rd rounder Jack LaFontaine.

Next game: Schedule not yet out for next game.

5. Austin Wong (2018 7th rounder)

Harvard (ECAC):  Cancelled their season due to COVID.
Fargo Force (USHL): 11 GP 5G 4A 29Shots

Change since last week: 2GP 2G 2A 5 shots

In May of 2018 Wong was selected 1st overall in Phase 2 of the 2018 USHL Draft by the Fargo Force for those curious as to how he came to be playing for the Force in the USHL.

Next game: December 29th vs Sioux City.

6. Croix Evingson (2017 7th rounder)

Niagara University (AHA): 5 GP 0G 3A 13 Shots 6 Blocks.

Change since last week: 2 GP 0G 1A 3 Shots 1 Block

Next game: December 22nd vs RIT.

Headlines:

Do we know what Jets are fully capable of? Despite early injury woes, Jets maintaining strong play: ‘Our depth is really key’. Jets crush lacklustre Blackhawks in convincing win. Fixing Jets’ 6-on-5 woes as simple as getting a body in the way.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3694/

Headlines:

Dubois, Maenalanen each score twice in Jets dominant 7-2 win over Blackhawks. Healthy Barron a bonus for Jets. Hawks appear to hold players-only meeting after 7th straight loss. Are the Jets for real this season? 

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3694/

The Jets are off today following their three-game road trip. They are back in action tomorrow when they take on the defending Cup champs.

The Moose are set to practice today in prep for first ever school day game.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3694/

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