Prince George Cougars forward Jansen Harkins is now the property of the Winnipeg Jets.
The star player was taken in the second round, 47th overall. In 70 games last season, the 6’1, 182 pound forward put up 20 goals and 59 assists for 79 points. He joins a Jets squad that made the playoffs last season for the first time since relocating from Atlanta in 2011.
The New York Rangers selected centreman Brad Morrison in the fourth round, 113th overall.
Cougars captain Sam Ruopp went in the fifth round, 129th overall to the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Tate Olson’s rights will stay in British Columbia, after he was selected in the seventh round, 210th overall by the Vancouver Canucks.
Other draft hopefuls from the Cougars included Jared Bethune and Brogan O’Brien.