Jets trade for former NHL player of the month Lee Stempniak

Thomas Drance
March 01 2015 04:55PM

The Winnipeg Jets continued to add to their depth at forward on Sunday by acquiring depth forward Lee Stempniak from the New York Rangers in exchange for farmhand Carl Klingberg.

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Jets trade multiple mid-round picks for Hurricanes' Jiri Tlusty; place Blake Wheeler on IR

Thomas Drance
February 25 2015 02:00PM

The Winnipeg Jets have further added to their rapidly atrophying forward depth by acquiring Jiri Tlusty in a trade with the Carolina Hurricanes. 

Tlusty, 26, is a pending unrestricted free agent who has managed 13 goals and 23 points for the Hurricanes. In exchange, the Jets will send Winnipeg a third-round draft pick in in 2016 and a conditional sixth-round draft choice in 2015.

Unfortunately in the same press release in which they announced the deal, the Jets also announced that they've placed forward Blake Wheeler on injured reserve. It's like the Jets' forward depth is eroding as quickly as Kevin Cheveldayoff can make trades to supplement it...

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Jets 2015 Trade Deadline: Inventory

Thomas Drance
February 23 2015 07:00AM

With a strong finish to the season the Winnipeg Jets can bring playoff hockey back to the Province of Manitoba for the first time in nearly 20 years.  

With a week to go before the 2015 NHL trade deadline on March 2, the stakes are high for the Jets. So let's take stock of where the Jets are, what they need and what assets they have to play with as they chase a Stanley Cup playoff spot. 

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Report: Jets have made Alexander Burmistrov available in trade talks

Thomas Drance
February 19 2015 06:23PM

The Winnipeg Jets are reportedly dangling former first-round draft pick Alex Burmitrov in pre-deadline trade talks, according to TSN's Darren Dreger.

"He's a restricted free agent and the Jets are now willing to throw him into any trade negotiations as part of the deal," Dreger said of Burmistrov's availability during an Insider Trading segment on TSN Thursday evening.

Burmistrov, 23, is currently playing for Kazan Ak-Bars of the KHL and has managed 10 goals and 26 points in 50 games this season.

Read past the jump for more!

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Jets' Perreault could be out for the season with 'significant' lower-body injury

Thomas Drance
February 18 2015 10:46AM

The Winnipeg Jets may be without key second-line forward Mathieu Perreault for what's left of the regular season, Jets coach Paul Maurice told reporters on Wednesday:

Perreault was injured on Monday night when he was checked awkwardly into the boards by Edmonton Oilers defender Jeff Petry. You can watch a vine of that hit here

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