Jets’ Connor named Ephesus/AHL Graduate of the Month

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Kyle Connor of the Winnipeg Jets has been selected as the Ephesus/AHL Graduate of the Month for January.

Connor notched eight goals and 12 points in 11 games in January for the Jets, who continue to lead the National Hockey League’s Central Division.

Now in his second full season in the NHL, the 22-year-old Connor has emerged as one of the league’s most dynamic young stars. He has totaled 22 goals and 20 assists for 42 points in 52 games with the Jets this season after leading all NHL rookies with 31 goals in 2017-18.

A first-round selection by Winnipeg in the 2015 NHL Draft, Connor spent most of his first professional season with the AHL’s Manitoba Moose in 2016-17, collecting a team-high 25 goals along with 19 assists for 44 points in 52 games.

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