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Jets reassign Niku to the Manitoba Moose

Niku, 22, has two assists in 11 games for the Jets this season

by Winnipeg Jets PR @WpgJetsPR / Press Release

WINNIPEG, Feb. 12, 2019 - The Winnipeg Jets announced today they have reassigned defenceman Sami Niku to the Manitoba Moose. 

Niku, 22, has two assists in 11 games for the Jets this season after making his debut last year. He collected both of his assists on Jan. 17 in a 5-1 win against the Nashville Predators. Niku has also played 19 games for the Moose this season where he has 12 points (3G, 9A). 

Niku was drafted by the Jets in the seventh round (198th overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.

Sami Niku

Defense

Born Oct 10 1996 -- Haapavesi, Finland 

Height 6.00 -- Weight 194 -- Shoots L

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