The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have assigned forward David Gustafsson to the Manitoba Moose.
Gustafsson, 19, has one goal in 22 games with the Jets as a rookie this season. The native of Tingsryd, Sweden joins the Moose after helping the Swedes capture the bronze medal at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic. Gustafsson recorded four points (1G, 3A) in seven games for Sweden and his 103 faceoff wins and 71.0% faceoff percentage were the highest by any player in the tournament.
Gustafsson was drafted by the Jets in the second round (60th overall) in the 2018 NHL Draft.