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.
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.
June 25 2016 10:44AM
The Winnipeg Jets select goaltender Mikahail Berdin at 157th overall from the Russian Developmental Team Program.
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.
Sounds like no shortage of suitors for Kyle Okposo now that UFA contact window has opened. WPG, STL, LAK, MIN, DET among them, source says.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) June 25, 2016
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.
June 25 2016 10:13AM
The Winnipeg Jets select centre Jordy Stallard, a local kid from Brandon, Manitoba, at 127th overall from the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL.