Wrapping up the Winnipeg Jets 2016 Draft

Garret Hohl
June 25 2016 07:06PM

The Winnipeg Jets came into Buffalo, New York with whispers over the Jets' second overall selection and trade rumours revolving Jacob Trouba. The controversy turned out to be all a facade, as nothing seemed to happen revolving those items.

It was still a very busy two days and here are some of the things that went down and our coverage of them at Jets Nation.

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Draft 2016: Jets hope to find extra value in Luke Green

Garret Hohl
June 25 2016 05:48PM

The Winnipeg Jets drafted the right-handed shooting, puck-moving Luke Green 79th overall. He is considered a solid offensive defensemen and has produced respectable numbers with 35 points in 61 games.

His production becomes even more interesting, though, when you dissect things further and Green may be even better than what the surface level numbers suggest.

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Draft 2016: Profiles for Luke Green, Jacob Cederholm, Jordan Stallard, and Mikhail Berdin

Garret Hohl
June 25 2016 04:09PM

The second day of the draft is over, with the Winnipeg Jets adding four players to their prospect cupboards between the second and seventh rounds. The Jets added defensive depth with Luke Green, and Jacob Cederholm, a gangly centre with Jordan Stallard, and a Russian goaltender with Mikhail Berdin.

Let's take a look at the final four players the Jets selected in their first draft with Mark Hillier at the helm.

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Draft 2016: Jets select Mikhail Berdin at 157th overall

Garret Hohl
June 25 2016 10:44AM

The Winnipeg Jets select goaltender Mikahail Berdin at 157th overall from the Russian Developmental Team Program.

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Report: Jets among teams showing interest in Kyle Okposo

AWheeler
June 25 2016 10:25AM

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New York Islanders beat writer Arthur Staple tweeted earlier today that the Jets are one of the teams that have reached out to Kyle Okposo's camp here at the start of the UFA interview period.

While there have been other reports recently of the Jets having a desire to add a top-9 forward, Okposo looks to be one of the top available UFAs this off-season and is likely in line to receive a significant contract. 

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