Winnipeg Jets bid to accumulate all the USHL players; Draft Mason Appleton at 168th overall

Garret Hohl
June 27 2015 12:13PM

The Jets continue two trends with one pick. With their sixth pick at 168, the Jets get their fourth USHL player of the draft, and also continue their recent trend of selecting re-entry prospects who are looking to go to the NCAA.

Mason Appleton joins Andrew Copp, Tucker Poolman, Matt Ustaski, and C.J. Franklin as players passed in their first (and for some, second) draft eligible season and plan to develop in the NCAA.

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Kevin Cheveldayof breaks Nation Network, Drafts 25th ranked Michael Spacek at 108th

Garret Hohl
June 27 2015 11:34AM

Getting the Nation Network's seventh ranked Kyle Connor at seventeen was a pretty big deal. Getting the twenty-first ranked Jack Roslovic at twenty-five was pretty great. Then adding our twenty-second ranked player with Jansen Harkins at forty-seven seemed like it would be icing on the cake.

And then Kevin Cheveldayoff broke the Nation Network. At one-hundred-and-eighth overall, the Winnipeg Jets selected Michael Spacek, the Nation Network's 25th ranked prospect.

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Jets switch gears and go for consensus not PCS; Draft Erik Foley at 78th

Garret Hohl
June 27 2015 11:11AM

With their 4th selection of the draft, the Jets take a player ranked quite high by third-party scouting organizations but doesn't have an extremely high PCS.

Erik Foley was one point under a point per game while playing for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL. He lead his team in scoring although not in points per game.

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Jets Continue to Win at Draft; Draft Jansen Harkins 47th

Rhys Jessop
June 27 2015 09:04AM

With their 3rd selection of the NHL entry draft, the Jets had another gift fall in to their laps as two-way Prince George Cougars centre Jansen Harkins was around for their second round pick.

Harkins was a very good player on a poor Cougars team this past season, and represents some excellent value for the Jets in round 2. Let's have a look after the jump.

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Jets Nation Draft Recap: Day One

Garret Hohl
June 27 2015 06:30AM

What a fun and exciting day?

There were trades and rumours of trades. There were players drafted high as expected, and then some selections and passes that made you scratch your head.

In case you did not know, the Winnipeg Jets were among those rumours and drafting.

Let's take a look at the first day of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft for the Jets.

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