The Moose Jaw Warriors have announced that 15-year-old goaltender Jackson Unger has committed to the organization and Western Hockey League by signing a Standard Player Agreement.
“Jackson is a very competitive goaltender. Every time we watched him; he gave his team an opportunity to win. He is an athletic goalie who plays his angles very well. Moving forward, we are very excited to have Jackson and his family part of the Moose Jaw Warriors”, commented Assistant GM Jason Ripplinger
Unger, 6’0”, 167lbs, is from Calgary and played last season with the Calgary Bisons (AMBHL), in 20 games he was 11-6-3 with a 2.45gaa and a .930sv%.
This season he was playing with the Edge School U18 Prep team in the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL), before their season was cancelled, he appeared in two games and was 2-0 with a 1.00gaa and a .935sv%.
Unger was selected in the 3rd round, 53rd overall, during the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft. He is the third player from that draft to commit to the organization, he joins 1st round pick Brayden Yager and 2nd round selection Ben Riche previously.
Unger is at the Subway WHL Hub in Regina and will be skating with the team throughout the coming weeks.