2016 Draft: Winnipeg Jets select Patrik Laine 2nd overall

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 05:28PM

Despite all the rumours and whispers about the Jets moving the second overall pick or preferring the other Finn, Jesse Puljujarvi, the Winnipeg Jets select Partik Laine from Tampere, Finland.

Here's some quick notes:

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HERO Chart Rankings For The Players On The Trade Market

Shawn Reis
June 24 2016 12:18PM

With the first round of the draft only a handful of hours away and at least a couple of trades sounding pretty likely to drop within the next 24 hours, now seems like a good time to take a surface-level look at the quality of players rumored to be available.

Domenic Galamini's excellent HERO Charts provide us a great avenue to do that. I've compiled the Primary Points Per 60 and Relative Corsi For % numbers of both the forwards and defenseman that may or not be in play. These numbers give us a good look at which players teams would be smart to go after and which players teams should avoid.

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Draft Theory and thoughts on Logan Stanley

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 06:00AM

It is draft day, and so I want to take one more chance to discuss Draft Theory while expanding the discussion I started with my piece earlier on Logan Stanley.

So, here is a few more words on what I said before and what you can learn from both history and numbers.

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Jets Nation Draft Preview: D-Day... or L-Day

Garret Hohl
June 24 2016 05:18AM

The day is here!! It is finally the first day of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The day arrives where multiple 18-year-olds have their potential NHL work options severely limited.

The time has come for the Winnipeg Jets to make their selections for the first round of the NHL Draft and we have your preview at Jets Nation.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
June 24 2016 05:00AM

RoundUp

Big week for the Leafs, should the Jets make a big trade, Flames hire new coach, is Marc-Andre Fleury a fit in Calgary, Datsyuk disaster in Detroit, 10 years since Oilers went to the cup final, Vegas expansion confirmed, official expansion draft rules, 2016 mock draft, free agency and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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