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JACOB TROUBA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jacob Trouba tweets great photo comparison of himself & teammate going face-first into boards

Winnipeg Jets rookie defenseman Jacob Trouba showed off his sense of humor on Twitter last night when he posted a side-by-side comparison of two photos showing himself and Zach Bogosian – Trouba’s teammate and roommate – going face-first into the boards, asking “Who did it better?” It’s always pretty entertaining to see athletes poke fun at themselves, and I guess it’s...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets put D Trouba on injured list, recall D Pardy

Jets rookie defenseman Jacob Trouba is going on the injured list, and defenseman is coming up from the AHL to replace him on the roster. The moves were announced on Saturday. The 19-year-old Trouba was injured Friday in Winnipeg's 4-3 shootout victory over St. Louis when he crashed into the boards when he missed a hit on Blues defenseman Jordan Leopold. As he was wheeled off...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets sign defenseman Jacob Trouba

The Winnipeg Jets signed defenseman Jacob Trouba to a contract on Tuesday. The 19-year-old played 37 games with the University of Michigan during the 2012-13 season. Trouba, from Rochester, Mich., had 12 goals, 17 assists and 88 penalty minutes in that span. He was selected to the 2013 Central Collegiate Hockey Association's All-Rookie team determined by a vote of the conference...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Julie Robenhymer: Jets Sign Jacob Trouba to an ELC

Freshman defenseman for the University of Michigan, 2013 World Junior Champion for Team USA and named the tournaments best defenseman and 2012 1st round NHL Draft selection - 9th overall - Jacob Trouba has signed an entry level deal with the Winnipeg Jets. Get excited hockey fans in Manitoba...this kids a stud. He is 6'2, 200 lbs of awesome on the blueline. Positionally sound...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Merrill Leaves Michigan, Signs With New Jersey Devils; Jacob Trouba Next?

Jon Merrill has opted to forego his final season at the University of Michigan to sign with the New Jersey Devils, the team that selected him No. 38 overall in the 2010 NHL Draft. This per TSN’s Bob McKenzie on Wednesday morning. Merrill will report to the Devils’ AHL affiliate in Albany for the remainder of the season, then presumably will have a shot to crack the NHL roster...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Merrill, Jacob Trouba to Take ‘a Couple of Days’ Before Deciding on Futures

University of Michigan defenseman Jon Merrill, a New Jersey Devils draft pick, and Jacob Trouba, a draft pick of the Jets, must decide in the near future if they’ll jump ship from Ann Arbor to begin their pro careers. From TSN’s Bob McKenzie: WPG prospect Jacob Trouba, the Univ of Michigan D whose NCAA season ended Sun, taking a couple of days to decide if he should turn pro...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Have ‘No Plans to Sign’ Michigan Defenseman Jacob Trouba Right Now

Jacob Trouba just helped the United States claim gold at the World Junior Championships. Luckily for the struggling Michigan Wolverines, it appears that Trouba’s next step will bring him back to Ann Arbor. With the NHL lockout all but over, the possibility arose that the Winnipeg Jets — who drafted Trouba No. 9 overall in last year’s draft — would try to sign the talented...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Hockey: Michigan defenseman Jacob Trouba destroys Northern Michigan Player (Video)

University of Michigan defenseman Jacob Trouba is built like a house (6’2″ 195 lbs) and when he hits people, it’s like a freight train.  Unfortunately for Northern Michigan forward Reed Seckel (5’10″ 173 lbs), he never saw this freight train coming.The hit was a little bit high, as Trouba connected directly with Seckel’s head, and Trouba received a game misconduct and...
Via Diehardsport
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
NEVER SAW IT COMING

Player demolished by vicious open-ice check

University of Michigan defenseman Jacob Trouba (6’2″, 195) is four inches taller and weighs 22 pounds more than Northern Michigan University’s Reed Seckel (5’10″, 173).  And the difference is even greater when Trouba is going full steam and Seckel has his head down. Trouba steamrolled Seckel in last Friday’s game between the two clubs.  As you can see in the video,...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Prospect Jacob Trouba Delivers Devastating Open Ice Hit for Michigan Wolverines (Video)

Being the ninth-overall pick in the 2012 NHL draft, 18-year-old defenseman Jacob Trouba will be expected to one day serve as an intimidating presence for the Winnipeg Jets, but the hit that he recently dished out, well, that was just plain scary. As a Northern Michigan forward attempted to move the puck up-ice, Trouba came out of nowhere and delivered a punishing blind-side hit that...
Via NESN.com
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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