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Winnipeg Jets prospect defenceman Leon Gawanke joining Manitoba Moose training camp

Another new/old face joining Moose camp today as Leon Gawanke is done his quarantine.

Jets 2017 5th rounder Leon Gawanke, who played his first season pro in 2019-20 with the Manitoba Moose, is back in the fold with the AHL club after being in quarantine for the last few weeks.  He spent the start of the 2020-21 season playing for his hometown team the Polar Bears in Berlin.  He had a very good rookie campaign with Manitoba earning praise from head coach Pascal Vincent when the season concluded.  Gawanke is joining the team today according to Moose Manager of Hockey Communications & Broadcaster Daniel Fink.

Leon Gawanke with the puck scaled

Photo Credit: Colby Spence (Illegal Curve)

Current roster:

G (3): Arturs Silovs, Cole Kehler & Mikhail Berdin

D (8): Leon Gawanke, Johnny Kovacevic, Ashton Sautner, Jimmy Oligny, Hayden Shaw, Trent Bourque, Luke Green and Declan Chisholm

F (16): Marko Dano, Jeff Malott, Westin Michaud, Joona Luoto, Kristian Reichel, Nick Jones, C.J. Suess, Biagio Lerario, Tyler Graovac, Nathan Todd, Brent Pedersen, Skyler McKenzie, Bobby Lynch, Cole Maier, Victor Hadfield and Brett Davis.