Jets recall Appleton and Harkins from the Manitoba Moose

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have recalled forwards Mason Appleton and Jansen Harkins from the Manitoba Moose. The Jets also announced that they have placed forwards Andrew Copp and Mathieu Perreault on injured reserve.

Appleton, 23, has played nine games for the Jets this season and has two penalty minutes. He has also played four games for the Moose and has one assist. The Green Bay, Wis. native made his NHL debut for Winnipeg in 2018-19 and posted 10 points (3G, 7A) and four PIMs in 36 games. He also saw action in 40 games for the Moose and had 32 points (15G, 17A). Appleton made his professional debut for Manitoba in 2017-18 when he won the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie following a 66-point (22G, 44A) season.

Appleton was drafted by the Jets in the sixth round (168th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.

Harkins, 22, has played 30 games for the Moose this season. His 24 assists lead the American Hockey League, while his 31 points tops the Moose and is third in the AHL. The North Vancouver, B.C. native has already equalled his highest point total in a season in his fifth campaign with Manitoba and was the CCM/AHL Player of the Month for November 2019 after a 24-point (4G, 20A) month.

Harkins was drafted by the Jets in the second round (47th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.