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HOCKEY: Harms participating in Jets' Development Camp

Bemidji State forward Brendan Harms takes a shot during a game against Alabama-Huntsville earlier this season. Harms, who was BSU's fourth-leading scorer as a freshman in 2013-14, is participating in the Winnipeg Jets' Prospect Development camp this week in Winnipeg.

WINNIPEG — Bemidji State forward Brendan Harms’ freshman season put him on the radar around the college hockey world.

Apparently that 21-point season (seven goals, 14 assists — fourth on the team overall) was enough for him to show up on the radar of some NHL teams, too.

The Steinbach, Manitoba, native is participating the development camp of his hometown Winnipeg Jets all this week at the MTS Iceplex. The camp started Monday and runs through Friday.

Harms is one of 20 forwards and 37 players to participate in the five-day camp, which consists of on-ice and off-ice workouts and activities. The players in the camp are a mix of recent draftees — such as first-round pick Nikolaj Ehlers — as well as undrafted college and CHL players looking for a chance to get noticed.

Aside from Harms there are 14 other college players in Winnipeg this weekend, including fellow WCHA rivals Ralfs Freibergs of Bowling Green, Reid Sturos, Shane Hannah and Jamie Phillips of Michigan Tech and Blake Tatchell of Alaska Anchorage.

Jack Hittinger

Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.

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