January 28, 2019 12:43 pm

Winnipeg Jets recall defenceman Sami Niku from AHL Moose

Defenceman Sami Niku practices with the Manitoba Moose.

Chris Stanton / Global News

The Winnipeg Jets recalled defenceman Sami Niku from the Manitoba Moose on Sunday.

Niku, 22, has two assists in 10 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.

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Niku has played 19 games for the Moose this season, registering three goals and nine assists.

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

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