Over the course of Main Camp, media intern Emily Polglaze will be catching up with some of Janesville’s new prospects. These include draft picks, tendered players, and camp invitees. Jets affiliate player Logan Ommen concludes the series. Ommen will play in Saturday’s All-Star Game.
Name: Logan Ommen
Birth year: 1999
Hometown: Bolingbrook, IL
Ommen played the 2016-2017 season with the Chicago Young Americans U18 team. He played 66 games and scored 36 points (12G/24A). Ommen is a Jets affiliate player and suited up for three games with the team to close the regular season, in which he scored one goal and one assist.
EP: Where did you play last year?
LO: Last year I played with the Chicago Young Americans on the U18 team.
EP: What brings you to Janesville’s main camp?
LO: Last year I had three affiliate games in with the team … it was fun. The history of winning and moving kids on, the small-town feel, and everyone being so welcoming and nice is what I like about Janesville. It also gives me a good chance to advance.
EP: How would you describe yourself as a player?
LO: I’m a quick, shifty, play-making forward. I like to be creative and make plays, and score goals when I can.
EP: Who do you model your game after?
LO: I like Patrick Kane (Chicago Blackhawks) a lot. I like how shifty he is in the offensive zone and how creative he can be.
EP: What are your goals for main camp?
LO: I definitely want to put a few points up, play with my speed. I hope to get some goals and get noticed.