With the 2020-21 campaign slated to open on Wednesday, the Winnipeg Jets have released their opening night roster.
Though the Jets are allowed to carry a maximum of 23 players, they’re initially deciding to leave two open spots and will feature 21 skaters on their roster.
Our opening day roster is set!
— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) January 13, 2021
Here’s the breakdown:
@Andrew Copp, @Nate Thompson, @Jansen Harkins, @Adam Lowry, @Mason Appleton, @Paul Stastny, @Blake Wheeler, @Nikolaj Ehlers, @Patrik Laine, @Mark Scheifele, @Kyle Connor, and @Kristian Vesalainen
@Dylan DeMelo, @Tucker Poolman, @Neal Pionk, @Sami Niku, @Derek Forbort, @Josh Morrissey, and @Nathan Beaulieu
Forwards @Bryan Little and @Dominic Toninato
Forwards @David Gustafsson and @Mathieu Perreault, defensemen @Dylan Samberg and @Logan Stanley, along with Goaltender @Mikhail Berdin.
Defensemen @Ville Heinola, @Cole Perfetti, @Nelson Nogier, and forward C.J. Suess have all been assigned to the AHL.
Winnipeg is scheduled to open the regular season at home against the Calgary Flames on Thursday at 7 pm CT.