Winnipeg Jets recall Sami Niku from Moose; sign Shaw to two-way contract

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

The 22-year-old from Finland has five points (1 goal, 4 assists) in 12 games with the Moose this season.

Niku was named the AHL’s top defenceman and a first-team all-star last year after recording 54 points (16 goals, 38 assists).

The defender scored a goal in his only game with the Jets last season.

The recall comes a day after the Jets announced defenceman Dmitry Kulikov will miss at least a month with an upper-body injury.

Jets sign Shaw

The Jets also announced the signing of forward Logan Shaw to a one-year, two-way contract worth $675,000.

Shaw has five points in seven games with the AHL’s San Diego Gulls this season. The 26-year-old from Nova Scotia has played in 180 career NHL games with the Anaheim Ducks, Florida Panthers, and Montreal Canadiens and has 31 career points.

The Jets (9-5-1) host the New Jersey Devils Sunday night at 6 p.m.

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