Jets reassign Niku to the Manitoba Moose

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have reassigned defencemen Sami Niku to the Manitoba Moose.

Niku, 22, has two assists in 11 games for the Jets this season after making his debut last year. He collected both of his assists on Jan. 17 in a 5-1 win against the Nashville Predators. Niku has also played 17 games for the Moose this season where he has 10 points (2G, 8A). Niku was drafted by the Jets in the seventh round (198th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.