Four Winnipeg Jets Invited to NHLPA Rookie Showcase

Four Jets and three players from Manitoba invited to NHLPA Rookie Showcase –

On September 1, 2015, 40 of the National Hockey League’s top prospects and rookies will be in Toronto for the 7th annual NHLPA Rookie Showcase.

Connor Hellebuyck

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The Winnipeg Jets will be represented by Nikolaj Ehlers, Nic Petan, Josh Morrissey and Connor Hellebuyck.  Does “Upper Deck” know something that Winnipeg Jets fans don’t?

Nikolaj Ehlers

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Upper Deck, the official trading card partner of the NHLPA and the NHL get a chance to take photos and video of many of the game’s top young prospects and rookies in their NHL team’s uniform.  The content collected will be used for upcoming Upper Deck trading card and memorabilia products and digital video posts.

Josh Morrissey

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This year’s NHLPA Rookie Showcase will also be represented by three Manitobans, 2013 Washington Capitals draft pick, Madison Bowey (Winnipeg), 2013 New York Islanders draft pick, Ryan Pulock (Dauphin), and 2014 Philadelphia Flyers draft pick, Travis Sanheim (Elkhorn).

Below is a list of the remaining 33 NHL prospects and rookies scheduled to be in attendance for the 2015 NHLPA Rookie Showcase:

Connor McDavid (Oilers), Jack Eichel (Sabres), Dylan Strome (Coyotes), Mitch Marner (Maple Leafs), Noah Hanifin (Hurricanes), Ivan Barbashev (Blues), Chris Bigras (Avalanche), Oliver Bjorkstrand (Blue Jackets), Connor Brown (Maple Leafs), Michael Dal Colle (Islanders), Robby Fabbri (Blues), Zach Fucale (Canadiens), Nikolay Goldobin (Sharks), Ryan Hartman (Blackhawks), Julius Honka (Stars), Kasperi Kapanen (Maple Leafs), Ronalds Kenins (Canucks), Slater Koekkoek (Lightning), Dylan Larkin (Red Wings), Sonny Milano (Blue Jackets), Samuel Morin (Flyers), Mike Matheson (Panthers), Michael McCarron (Canadiens), Brendan Perlini (Coyotes), Emile Poirier (Flames), Shane Prince (Senators), John Quenneville (Devils), Mike Reilly (Wild), Nick Ritchie (Ducks), Mackenzie Skapski (Rangers), Brady Skjei (Rangers), Shea Theodore (Ducks) and Jake Virtanen (Canucks).

Nic Petan

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