Free Press hockey writer Ed Tait offers a brief glimpse at the players that will assemble Monday for the Jets Development Camp:

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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:


No.Name2011-12 TeamHt./Wt.Birthdate

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.


No.Name2011-12 TeamHt./Wt.Birthdate

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.


No.Name2011-12 TeamHt./Wt.Birthdate

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.

73Zach O'BrienAcadie-Bath.(QMJHL)5-9/17829/06/92

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.

84J.Samuels-ThomasQuinnipiac (NCAA)6-3/19828/05/90

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.