WINNIPEG, May 14, 2021 - The Winnipeg Jets, in conjunction with Hockey Canada, announced today that forward Cole Perfetti will join Canada's men's national team for the 2021 IIHF World Championship that starts later this month in Riga, Latvia.
Perfetti, 19, is sixth in AHL rookie scoring this season with 26 points (9G, 17A) in 32 games for the Manitoba Moose. The Whitby, Ont. native ranks second on the Moose in points and assists in his first professional season after being drafted by the Jets in the first round (10th overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft. Perfetti represented Canada at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships and won a silver medal after posting six points (2G, 4A) in seven games.
Born Jan 1 2002 -- Whitby, ONT
Height 5.11 -- Weight 177 -- Shoots L