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J.C. Lipon | Winger | #46

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/10/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 183
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (91) / WPG

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The Winnipeg Jets re-signed restricted free agent J.C. Lipon to a one-year, two-way deal.
The deal will pay him $650,000 at the NHL level and $85,000 in the AHL, but he's guaranteed to make $110,000, according to General Fanager. The 23-year-old had one assist in nine games with the Jets and 30 points in 45 games in the AHL. He should compete for a spot on Winnipeg's fourth line. Mon, Aug 15, 2016 02:28:00 PM

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J.C. Lipon didn't finish Wednesday's game against Calgary because of an undisclosed ailment.

Nic Petan was called up on an emergency basis and he will probably take Lipon's place in the lineup against Chicago.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 09:28:00 AM

J.C. Lipon picked up an assist in Saturday's win over the Canadiens.

His assist on Andrew Copp's third period goal was the first point of Lipon's young career. The 22-year-old won't have any fantasy value going forward, but if given the opportunity he can continue to be an effective bottom-six winger for the rest of the season.
Sun, Mar 6, 2016 09:55:00 AM

J.C. Lipon has been called up by the Winnipeg Jets.

Lipon has 13 goals, 17 assists, and 87 penalty minutes in 45 AHL games this season. The 22-year-old forward has also appeared in two NHL games, but he didn't get a point or PIM in either of them.
Fri, Mar 4, 2016 03:40:00 PM

J.C. Lipon will make his NHL debut Monday night.

He is slated to play with Andrew Copp and Anthony Peluso on the fourth line. Lipon has tallied eight goals and 17 points over 30 games with Winnipeg's AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, this season. He was a third-round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016 01:36:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets have recalled JC Lipon up to the show.

The 22-year-old has yet to make his NHL debut, however that may change. He's posted eight goals and 17 points with 45 PIMs in just 30 games thus far for AHL Manitoba this season.
Sun, Jan 17, 2016 03:30:00 PM

J.C. Lipon has been assigned to the minors.

He was close to making the Jets' opening-day lineup, as one of the last cuts from training camp. Lipon contributed one goal and one assist in four preseason appearances. Winnipeg also placed defenseman Jay Harrison on waivers.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 01:01:00 PM

J.C. Lipon could start the regular season with the Winnipeg Jets.

The team still has some roster cuts to make, but Lipon is still there along with fellow rookies Nikolaj Ehlers, Andrew Copp and Nic Petan. Lipon notched five goals, 26 points and 163 penalty minutes in 75 AHL games last season.
Mon, Oct 5, 2015 09:40:00 AM

J.C. Lipon has signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Winnipeg Jets.

The deal with be worth an average annual value of $700,000 at the NHL level. Lipon tallied 36 goals and 89 points in 61 games with the WHL's Kamloops Blazers last season. Winnipeg selected him in the third round of the 2013 draft.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 05:52:00 PM

J.C. Lipon chipped his brother's teeth on a hit at training camp for the WHL's Kamloops Blazers on Sunday.

"I passed the puck down deep and was going through the middle and I looked up," Mitch said. "J.C.'s shoulder hit my face and my teeth kind of just chipped off and I was picking them up off the ground." The younger Lipon hit one J.C.'s teammates during a scrimmage and it spurred on the reaction, but he understands that these things can happen in hockey so there isn't any bad blood between them. J.C. Lipon was selected in the third round, 91st overall, of the 2013 draft.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 10:26:00 AM

J.C. Lipon was picked by Winnipeg in the third round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Lipon enjoyed a superb season offensively in the WHL this past season with Kamloops, where he amassed 36 goals and 89 points in 61 games. He was eligible for the 2012 draft, but no team selected him. His stock got a jolt in 2012-13 and he was able to get better recognized by making Team Canada's world junior roster.
Mon, Jul 1, 2013 09:56:00 AM

Canada will be down two forwards for Sunday's game against the United States at the world junior hockey championship because of another suspension.

JC Lipon must serve a one-game suspension handed down by the International Ice Hockey Federation on Saturday for his hit on Slovak forward Tomas Mikus on Friday. Forward Boone Jenner will also serve the third in his three-game suspension imposed on the eve of the tournament for a check on a Swedish player during a pre-tournament game. Both Canadians will be back in the lineup for the New Year's Eve game against Russia that concludes Pool B play.
Sat, Dec 29, 2012 10:23:00 AM

JC Lipon's stock is rising after going undrafted during the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Lipon has 22 goals and 57 points in 34 WHL games this season. He also made Team Canada's roster for the upcoming World Junior Championship, in part thanks to his infectious energy and his penalty killing skills. "I guess there are late bloomers," Lipon said. "Hockey is a tough game. You learn a lot throughout each year. If you're not getting better, what's the point of playing?" Lipon will once again be eligible to be drafted in 2013 and he has a much better chance of being selected this time around.
Source: Calgary Sun
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 08:55:00 PM

JC Lipon scored his 22nd goal of the season to lead the Kamloops Blazerst o a 3-2 victory over Tri-City Friday night.

What can we say about Lipon that we already haven't said. Maybe this will finally be the year an NHL team will draft the WHL star. Lipon now leads the WHL in goal scoring and is tied with Colin Smith for the overall points lead with 54.
Sat, Dec 1, 2012 09:06:00 AM

JC Lipon extended his point streak to five games on Wednesday.

Lipon has 21 goals and 51 points in a mere 26 WHL contests this season. His Kamloops Blazers teammate, Colin Smith, ranks second in the league's scoring race with 49 points. After that, there's an 11-point gap between Lipon and the third place Nicolas Petan.
Thu, Nov 22, 2012 06:46:00 PM

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2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Nic Petan
5Marko Dano
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2Mathieu Perreault
3Andrew Copp
4Shawn Matthias
5Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Toby Enstrom
4Tyler Myers
5Josh Morrissey
6Ben Chiarot
7Paul Postma
8Brian Strait
9Julian Melchiori
10Mark Stuart
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson
3Ondrej Pavelec