ST. PAUL – The Winnipeg Jets are back on the draft board, selecting Adam Lowry with the 67th overall pick in the NHL entry draft and then making a deal with the Montreal Canadiens to grab the 78th pick.
Lowry, 18, is a 6-4, 186 pound left winger from the Swift Current Broncos of the WHL who was born in St. Louis. His father Dave played 1,084 games in the NHL with Vancouver, St. Louis, Florida, San Jose and Calgary. More information on Lowry can be found in his official NHL bio.
In the 78th selection, acquired from the Habs for the 97th and the 113th picks, Winnipeg selected Brennan Serville, a defenceman with Stouffville of the Ontario Junior Hockey League who is headed to the University of Michigan this fall.
Winnipeg made a deal with San Jose to move into the 119th spot in the fourth round and then selected Tri-Cities American defencemen Zachary Yuen, a product of Vancouver.
THE NEWEST JETS
-Mark Scheifele, C, selected 7th overall.
-Adam Lowry, LW, selected 67th overall.
-Brennan Serville, D, selected 78th overall.
-Zachary Yuen, D, selected 119th overall.
-Austen Brassard, RW, selected 149th overall.
-Aaron Harstad, D, selected 187th overall.