Jets Offseason Part One: The Draft

Jeremy Wiebe
July 06 2015 11:30AM

This is a two-part series that will deal with the offseason changes and their implications on the Winnipeg Jets for next season and beyond. Part one deals with the draft.

The draft class of 2015 was considered by many experts to be one of the deepest in many years. With the likes of Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel leading the way, this year's draftees could very well change the face of the NHL for years to come.

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Report: Winnipeg Jets extend assistant coaching staff, and Rick St. Croix returns to organization

Garret Hohl
July 03 2015 11:35AM

The Winnipeg Jets announced that they had re-signed Charlie Huddy, Pascal Vnicent, and Wade Flaherty to contracts, each with three years term.

The club's article also mentioned that Rick St. Croix would be returning to the Winnipeg organization as the team's developmental goaltending coach. St. Croix will be in charge of working with the team's non-NHL goaltenders.

At this time, it is unknown if Dusty Imoo, who had been in that role for the Jets, is being retained or not. EDIT: Rick Ralph reported Dusty Imoo is no longer with the organization.

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Report: Winnipeg Jets sign Brendan Lemieux to Entry Level Contract

Garret Hohl
July 03 2015 11:17AM

The Winnipeg Jets announced today that they signed the young, physical forward of the Barrie Colts to an entry level contract. As per limitations in the CBA, the contract is a three-year, two-way deal, with an average cap hit of 1.125 million when including bonuses.

Lemieux was drafted by the the Buffalo Sabres in 2014, and joined the Jets as part of the return for Zach Bogosian, Evander Kane, and Jason Kasdorf.

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Report: Winnipeg Jets sign Andrew MacWilliam to One-Year, Two-Way, 600K contract

Garret Hohl
July 03 2015 10:39AM

The Winnipeg Jets have added some experience to their young defensive core in the AHL.

The club announced the signing of Andrew MacWilliam to a  one-year, two-way deal for NHL dollar value of 600 thousand dollars

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
July 03 2015 06:30AM

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We've got you covered with the best articles from the CRAZIEST week in hockey's off-season, check it all out in this week's Roundup.

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