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Free Press hockey writer Ed Tait offers a brief glimpse at the players that will assemble Monday for the Jets Development Camp:
1Robert Levin South Shore (EJHL)6-1/17922//09/92
Solid numbers in EJHL; attended the Thrashers prospect camp two years ago as a high schooler.
30Connor HellebuyckOdessa (NAHL)6-4/19519/05/93
Fifth-round pick this year. The NAHL's goalie and rookie of the year is heading to UMass-Lowell this fall.
34Michael HouserLondon (OHL)6-2/19013/09/92
Attended the Florida Panthers camp this week. The CHL goaltender of the year went undrafted.
35Chris CarrozziCol/Ont (ECHL)6-3/19102/03/90
Drafted by the Thrashers in '08. Spent most of last year with Ontario in the ECHL where he posted solid numbers: (2.27 GAA; .922 save percentage).
50Jamie PhillipsPowell River (BCHL)6-4/18424/03/93
Seventh-round pick this June who was solid for both Powell River and Toronto and is committed to Michigan Tech this fall.
75Jason KasdorfDes Moines (USHL)6-4/18518/05/92
Former Portage Terrier was drafted last year by the Jets. Winnipeg product to play for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this year.
43Will O'NeillMaine (NCAA)6-1/20528/04/88
Ex-co-captain at Maine, was sixth among NCAA D-men in scoring before a solid stint with the IceCaps.
45Jacob TroubaUSDT (USHL)6-2/19326/02/94
The Jets's 2012 first-rounder has a heavy shot and a nasty edge to his game. Heading to Michigan.
59Zach RedmondSt. John's (AHL)6-2/20527/07/88
Had 31 points in his first pro season. Smart, doesn't panic with the puck.
60Zach YuenTri-City (WHL)6-0/20503/03/93
Drafted in '11, he's an excellent skater who led the WHL with a plus-45 rating last season.
63Ben ChiarotSt. John's (AHL)6-3/22209/05/91
Thrashers' pick in '09, played in both St. John's and the ECHL last year, his first as a pro.
64Cody SolKitchener (OHL)6-6/24211/02/91
Massive dude with a bit of a mean streak who attended Jets' camp last fall before heading back to junior.
65Joey LeachKootenay (WHL)6-4/19029/01/92
Originally drafted by the Calgary Flames in 2010, Leach had 43 points last year (12G, 31A) in Kootenay.
71Julian MelchioriKit/Osh (OHL)6-4/21406/12/91
Signed a three-year deal in March. Attended Jets' camp before heading back to junior, then to St. John's.
81Brennan ServilleMichigan (NCAA)6-3/18502/06/93
Just finished his first year with the Wolverines, suiting up for 34 games as a freshman.
85Peter StoykewychColo. College (NCAA)6-3/20011/07/92
Winnipegger drafted by the Thrashers in 2010, played 26 games for the CC Tigers last year.
86Aaron HarstadColo. College (NCAA)6-2/20027/04/92
A teammate of Stoykewych, he was drafted in the seventh-round last year.
29Norm EzekielBarrie (OHL)5-8/18017/03/91
Small in stature, he's not afraid to drop the gloves.
42Nick BlighSouth Shore (EJHL)5-11/18016/01/93
Named the EJHL's Rookie of the Year. Heading to Dartmouth this fall.
47Lukas SutterSaskatoon (WHL)6-0/21504/10/93
The grit and dedication is a given. Developing his offensive game now, too.
48Carl KlingbergSt. John's (AHL)6-3/20528/01/91
Second-round pick in '09. Can play both wings and had 15G, 22A for the IceCaps.
52Ivan TeleginBarrie (OHL)6-3/18528/02/92
World-class speed for the Russian winger. Good finisher. St. John's or Winnipeg as junior days are done.
55Mark ScheifeleBarrie (OHL) 6-2/19015/03/93
High hopes for last year's top pick. Adding muscle, wants to stick with the Jets this fall.
56Adam LowrySwift Current (WHL)6-4/18729/03/93
Injuries limited him to just 36 games last year. Power forward who is the son of ex-NHLer Dave Lowry.
57Jason GregoireSt. John's (AHL) 5-11/19624/02/89
Winnipegger battled injuries on The Rock this year. High hockey IQ.
58Eric O'DellSt. John's (AHL)6-1/18121/06/90
Finished his first year in St. John's with 22 points in 39 games. Was a big point-producer in junior.
61Austen BrassardBelleville (OHL)6-2/19014/01/93
Had 51 points in 64 games for the Bulls; drafted in the fifth round in '11.
67Danny DriesOhio State (NCAA)6-0/19312/04/88
Former Big-Ten All-Academic athlete, finished up last year with the IceCaps.
68Ryan OlsenSaskatoon (WHL)6-3/19825/03/94
Sixth-round pick this June, Olsen had 15 goals with the Blades and was traded to Kelowna in May.
70John AlbertSt. John's (AHL)5-11/19019/01/89
Jets' brass love his energy and hustle. Just signed to a new contract this week.
72Scott KosmachukGuelph (OHL)5-11/18524/01/94
Drafted this June, he had 30 goals for Guelph this year.
Smallish, but can flat-out score. Had 50G, 51A at Acadie-Bathurst and played one game for the IceCaps.
76Matt WhiteNeb.-Omaha (NCAA)5-10/18523/08/89
Led his school in scoring with 17G, 23A in 38 games.
82Vinny SaponariNortheastern (NCAA)6-1/19515/02/90
A Georgia boy drafted in '08 by the Thrashers; had 23 points in 34 games last winter at Northeastern.
83Yasin CisseBoston U. (NCAA)6-3/21011/03/92
Quebec product was selected by the Thrashers in the fifth round of '10.
Red-shirted last year after transferring from Bowling Green. Drafted in '09.
87Tanner LaneFargo/Omaha (USHL)6-2/18713/08/92
Drafted in 2010, Lane had 41 points in 60 games last year.
88Zack MitchellGuelph (OHL)6-0/17407/01/93
Undrafted, but had solid numbers (37G, 38A) for the Storm.