Jets loan Kristian Vesalainen to HPK in Finland's Liiga

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The Winnipeg Jets have load forward Kristian Vesalainen to HPK in Finland's Liiga. He will return to North America when the 2020-21 NHL season begins.

Vesalainen, 21, was the Jets' first-round pick in 2017. He appeared in 60 games with the AHL's Manitoba Moose last season, scoring 12 goals and 30 points.

He has appeared in five NHL games, all in the 2018-19 season.

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