Gotta See It: Jets prospect Kyle Connor scores beauty goal

Check it out as the Winnipeg Jets select Kyle Connor with the 17th overall pick.

The Winnipeg Jets have quite an impressive prospect on their hands in Kyle Connor.

The Michigan freshman led the Wolverines to the Big Ten Championship Saturday night, totaling a goal and three assists in a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. His game-tying goal at 3:28 of the third period was a sight to behold.

Connor deked the pants off Minnesota goaltender Eric Schierhorn to score the first of three unanswered markers en route to the win.

Connor, a 2015 first-round pick (17th overall), was named most valuable player of the Big Ten tournament. The 19-year-old winger was named as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award earlier this week.

Connor has 35 goals and 69 points in 36 games with Michigan this season.

The 2015-16 season has been quite a letdown for Jets fans, but Connor’s dominance on the college circuit is certainly a reason for optimism in Manitoba.

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