September 02 2015 10:51AM
The 6'4 goaltender extraordinaire Connor Hellebuyck was not drafted in his first draft eligible season. The next year Hellebuyck took the NAHL by storm, winning goaltender of the year, rookie of the year, and nominated to the All-NAHL Team and the All-Rookie Team after posting a 0.930 save percentage.
Since then, Hellebuyck has not looked back.
We continue our summer prospect profile series, checking in at #3.
September 01 2015 11:05AM
News has broken out that the Winnipeg Jets will have two invites to their NHL camp this fall.
Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald wrote a piece about David Leggio entering this season without a NHL or AHL contract, but had been signed to a Professional Try Out contract with the Winnipeg Jets for their training camp.
The Kurier also posted an article from the Affiliated Press on Thomas Raffl planning to tryout for the Jets at their training camp as well (article is in German).
Let's take a look at what these two may potentially offer the Jets.
September 01 2015 09:48AM
The 6' tall, dynamic puck-moving defender Joshua Morrissey is unlike most junior graduates. Morrissey already has 28 games, over a quarter of a season, of AHL experience. He also played exceptionally well in a non-sheltered role while called up for the team.
We continue our summer prospect profile series, checking in at #4.
September 01 2015 06:00AM
The pressure is on for the Jets. After taste with making the playoffs last season fans hunger another playoff berth.
The consensus on management seems that they wish to inject more youth into the lineup with the likes of Nik Ehlers, Nic Petan, and Joel Armia hoping to make the Jets. If these young players are to thrive throughout the regular season, they will need a leader.
And this why all eyes are on Jets captain, Andrew Ladd, who is going into the season in the final year of his contract.
Lets take a look at the Jets beloved captain and why True North needs to extend Ladd going into this season.
August 31 2015 12:58PM
The Winnipeg Jets and the Manitoba Moose will be getting a big upgrade to their practice facility for the 2016-17 season, True North Sports announced Monday morning.
Kevin Cheveldayoff announced that they will be making a 21,000-square-foot (19,500-square-metre), two-story addition to the east end of the MTS IcePlex. The project is set to begin next month, and is reported to cost $7.5 million.