May 23, 1997|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Manitoba Moose (AHL)
47th overall, 2015|
Jansen Harkins (born May 23, 1997) is an American-born Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Winnipeg Jets in the National Hockey League (NHL). Harkins was selected by the Jets in the 2nd round, 47th overall, in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Harkins was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but grew up in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
Harkins was selected second overall by the Prince George Cougars in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft and has played with the Cougars since the 2012–13 WHL season. In 2013-14, Harkins skated in 67 games for Prince George in his first WHL season, and was a team captain for Canada Pacific in the 2014 World Hockey Challenge. He scored 10 goals with 24 assists, and was -9 with 18 penalty minutes for the Cougars.
During the 2014–15 WHL season, Harkins led Prince George in scoring in his second WHL season and played for the Canada U18 team in the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, and 2015 IIHF World U18 Championships tournaments. He scored 20 goals with 59 assists and was +7 with 45 penalty minutes, in 70 regular season games for the Cougars. He was rewarded for his outstanding play, when he was selected to skate in the 2015 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Harkins was rewarded with the Dan Hamhuis Award, which is presented to the Most Valuable Player on the Prince George Cougars.
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
Harkins helped Team Canada capture the gold medal at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, and he went on to play again for Canada at the 2015 IIHF World U18 Championships, winning a bronze medal.
Regular season and playoffs
|2012–13||Prince George Cougars||WHL||5||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Prince George Cougars||WHL||67||10||24||34||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Prince George Cougars||WHL||70||20||59||79||45||5||0||4||4||2|
|2015–16||Prince George Cougars||WHL||69||24||33||57||51||4||2||3||5||4|
|2016–17||Prince George Cougars||WHL||64||21||51||72||48||6||2||5||7||10|
Awards and honors
|CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game||2015|||
|Dan Humhuis Award||2015|||
- "NHL Draft 2015: Jansen Harkins a Low Risk, High Reward Option". Today's Slapshot. May 28, 2015.
- "Harkins To Play in the 2015 BMO CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game". pgcougars.com. December 17, 2014.
- "Jansen Harkins helps Canada to Hlinka gold". Prince George Free Press. August 18, 2014.
- "Jansen Harkins – The Next Ones: 2015 NHL Draft Prospect Profile". The Hockey Writers. May 5, 2015.
- "Harkins draws inspiration, drive from father, brother". nhl.com. December 18, 2015.
- "Meet Team Orr". BMO Top Prospects. January 22, 2015.
- "Harkins fitting in at Development Camp". nhl.com. July 5, 2015.