February 25 2015 03:17PM
The Winnipeg Jets made a trade to shore up their injured forward depth. Like last time the Jets made a trade due to injuries, the player joining the Jets is from the Carolina Hurricanes.
Jiri Tlusty is a twenty-six year-old winger who will becomes a free agent over the summer.
What does Tlusty bring to the table?
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...
February 25 2015 09:00AM
NHLEs are often used to estimate how a prospect would produce if they were in the NHL the next season. They are also sometimes used in trying to produce better draft lists.
Another interesting way to use them is in evaluating the development of prospects.
February 25 2015 07:00AM
As we approach the trade deadline, talk and rumours escalate. The Winnipeg Jets for the most part are looking to the future, but are not in a rebuild. This places the Jets in the position of not being major sellers, nor major buyers.
However, Kevin Cheveldayoff has always been open in saying that if given the chance to accelerate the process, he will.
Are there any Jets on the trading block? What other assets do the Jets have?
February 24 2015 09:32PM
The Winnipeg Jets won a game, a game where the Jets were out shot, out chanced, and out possessed. What's this goaltending thing?
The game started pretty exciting with some back-and-forth. For once the Jets were not the team getting caught with an offensive zone penalty and Bryan Little potted one on the power play.
After the first the Dallas Stars controlled most of the play, and brought the game to a tie with a goal from Eric Cole. Jets though leapt ahead with goals from Adam Lowry and Dustin Byfuglien.
Michael Frolik got the empty netter, fortifying the Jets win, despite Jason Demers sneaking one in afterwards.
Let's break it down.