So far this off-season, forward Patrik Laine has been floating around in trade rumors and he’s been linked to several different organizations over the last few months, but would it actually make sense for the Winnipeg Jets to trade him to one of their division rivals?
The Winnipeg Jets currently have five players in Finland playing in Ligga. Unfortunately, Liiga has suspended play for most of December. At the start of this offseason the Winnipeg Jets made smart moves to send their best prospects to Europe to get some competetive gametime before the 2021 season begins.
Winnipeg Jets prospect, Austin Wong decided to leave his Ivy League school to play with in the USHL to get some gametime. While some Winnipeg Jets NCAA prospects, including Nathan Smith and Jared Moe, are getting their season’s underway, some other college players will not have seasons this year.
It was a brief, but rather impressive two years for Kyle Wellwood after coming to Winnipeg in 2011. The middle-aged center played two years with Winnipeg but dropped off the map after leaving the Jets.
With the CHL’s 2020-21 campaign delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of the top young players across North America haven’t been able to continue their development since March, but those skaters could receive an opportunity to play in one of the most competitive hockey tournaments this winter if it indeed opens on Boxing Day.
There’s a lot of outstanding questions when it comes to the NHL and the upcoming season. One story in particular that is starting to grow involved Gary Bettman and his handling of the RTP negotiations.
On this day in 2018 Patrik Laine scored twice against the Chicago Blackhawks. The evening was significant as he became the fourth-youngest player in the NHL to reach the 100-goal mark at just 20 years and 224 days of age.
The Winnipeg Jets have hired assistant coach Dave Lowry. Could he or someone else in the organization eventually be the successor to Paul Maurice? To be very clear, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice is not on the hot seat in terms of his job security.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dylan Samberg was involved in a car crash earlier this week with the club saying he was left uninjured. The crash happened near Hermantown, Minn., the Winnipeg Sun’s Ted Wyman reported.
With December just around the corner, it seems like it’s only a matter of time until the NHL announces a timeline for when the 2020-21 campaign is expected to begin, meaning the Winnipeg Jets will likely be forced to make a difficult decision with their final remaining restricted free agent in the near future.
Some people are predicting the Winnipeg Jets may try to sign Travis Hamonic, but they may not be the best move for the club right now. While the Winnipeg Jets are currently in the offseason, the rumor mill is always a fun place to look at.
Let’s tell the story of Nik Antropov. We are beginning our first post on a specific player in our “what happened to him” series. This series is meant to look back at the first Winnipeg Jets team in 2011-12 and figure out what happened to each player.
The Winnipeg Jets have made many moves this offseason that will benefit the team for the 2020-21 season. Whether it be a signing, a trade, or drafting, they had a game plan heading in and followed it very well.
It has been nearly a month since we took a look at how the Jets prospects currently playing for overseas teams are doing. In mid-October, we took a look at six Jets’ prospects playing in Europe in order to keep sharp and hone their skills while waiting for the 2020-21 NHL season to begin.