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With the 11th Pick in the Fourth Round the Winnipeg Jets Select Nelson Nogier

With the 101st pick, the Winnipeg Jets select Nelson Nogier of the Saskatoon Blades.

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After selecting Chase De Leo two spots earlier, the Jets put the final piece of the Ponikarovsky trade to use and select Nelson Nogier, a defenceman from the Saskatoon Blades.

Nogier was injured during the second half of the year, but is a top pairing defender when healthy. He is incredibly smart and wants to know his Corsi (s/t to SaskHabs).

His stats:

From Future Considerations:

Nogier is a big shutdown defenseman who is physical in his own end and key in close/tight situations. He covers a lot of ice with his mobility and poise doesn't seem to be an issue. (August 2013)