Jets recall defenceman Sami Niku from Manitoba

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have recalled defenceman Sami Niku from the Manitoba Moose.

Niku, 23, played one game for the Jets this season on Oct. 8/19 at Pittsburgh. He has also played 18 games for the Moose this season and recorded 14 points (3G, 11A). Niku, a native of Haapavesi, Finland, played in 30 games for the Jets last season, registering four points (1G, 3A). Niku, Winnipeg’s seventh round pick (198th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft, has played 32 career games for the Jets and has five points (2G, 3A).