Undrafted out of Lake Superior State, Kyle Jean managed to earn a professional contract from an audition at the Rangers' development camp over the summer.
And in the span of just four
The transition to the AHL has been seamless, with six points (three goals, three assists) in the
"He’s got some nifty moves with the puck," Whale coach
Now he's earning more ice time and the organization is intrigued.
"The biggest thing is, you're playing against bigger, stronger guys up here," Jean said Wednesday. "Any time you go up to a new league there's always a transition, there's always a learning curve. I'm just going out and playing and doing the best I can. I'm still learning."
Jean grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan and began attending Lake Superior games as a young kid. He dreamed of skating for the program and wound up reaching his goal.