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Spruce Kings goalie Logan Neaton drafted by Winnipeg in fifth round

Logan Neaton
Logan Neaton

The Winnipeg Jets have selected Spruce Kings goaltender Logan Neaton in the fifth round, 144th overall, in the 2019 NHL Draft.

Neaton, 20, is coming off a standout season in which he led the Prince George Spruce Kings to the BCHL title. In 47 regular season games with the Spruce Kings, he went 32-8-5 with a 1.92 goals-against average and .914 save percentage. He was even better in the playoffs, going 16-1 with a 1.46 GAA and .940 SV%. He helped the Spruce Kings win the Doyle Cup against the AJHL champion Brooks Bandits and led Prince George to the final of the Canadian Junior A National Championship against host Brooks. He was selected to the BCHL’s Second All-Star team last season.

Neaton is committed to play for UMass Lowell River Hawks.

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