Jets select Blaisdell in the fifth round of the 2019 NHL Draft

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have selected forward Harrison Blaisdell in the fifth round, 134th overall, in the 2019 NHL Draft.

Blaisdell, 18, has played the last two seasons for the Chilliwack Chiefs in the BCHL. Last season, he racked up 58 points (33G, 25A) in 51 games. He won the RBC Cup with Chilliwack during the 2017-18 season. He played for Canada White at the 2018 U17 World Hockey Challenge and Canada West at the past two World Junior A Challenge Tournaments, winning gold in 2018.

Blaisdell is committed to play for the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks next season.