Blade Jenkins to sign with Saginaw Spirit

Photo by Michael Caples/MiHockey


By @MichaelCaples –

Blade Jenkins is heading north.

The Jackson native will be signing with the Saginaw Spirit, the OHL franchise that drafted him No. 4 overall in the 2016 OHL Draft.

Jenkins, a product of the Compuware hockey program, spent the 2016-17 season with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program Under-17 Team.

He was also verbally committed to the University of Michigan.

More on Jenkins:

VIDEO: A chat with NTDP Under-17 Team forward and Jackson native Blade Jenkins

MAG: “You Should Know” Blade Jenkins

Roster changes coming for next year’s NTDP Under-18 Team

MiHockey’s 2016 OHL draft tracker