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Jets recall Zach Redmond from IceCaps; Re-assign Chiarot & Melchiori

by Staff Writer / Winnipeg Jets

The Winnipeg Jets today announced they have recalled defenceman Zach Redmond from the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League. The Winnipeg Jets also announced they have re-assigned Ben Chiarot and Julian Melchiori to the AHL club.

Redmond, 25, has played in two games with the IceCaps so far this season for two points (1G, 1A) and two penalty minutes. The right-handed defenceman made his NHL debut in 2012-13 when he appeared in eight games with the Winnipeg Jets. During that time, Redmond recorded four points (1G, 3A) and 12 penalty minutes before suffering a significant leg injury which ended his NHL season.

Redmond has played in 115 career AHL games between Chicago and St. John’s for 52 career points (17G, 35A) and 73 career penalty minutes. He was originally drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the seventh round, 184th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft.

Zach Redmond
Defense Born Jul 26 1988 -- Houston, TX
Height 6.02 -- Weight 205 -- Shoots R
Selected by Atlanta Thrashers round 7 #184 overall 2008 NHL Entry Draft

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