How much value are the Winnipeg Jets getting from their contracts

Garret Hohl
September 18 2015 12:31PM

If you missed the series "Moneypuck" wrote about building Stanley Cup contending teams and the statistic Goals Above Replacement, you are really missing out. (Here is the finale of the series, which has links to each one)

In the series Moneypuck shows how the best teams maximize their GAR per dollar by finding elite talent and managing the Salary Cap.

So how does the Jets roster perform when looked under the same microscope?

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 18 2015 06:45AM

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Jake Virtanen stands out in Van, Harvey the Hound one of Flames All-time greats, Nylander will make it hard on Leafs, Ehlers ready to make the jump, protecting Connor McDavid, the NHL's growing image problem and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.

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Paul Maurice open to moving Bryan Little to wing

Garret Hohl
September 18 2015 06:16AM

The Winnipeg Jets are coming into training camp with five players who have played centre as a top-nine player in the National Hockey League.

In an interview on the Hustler and Lawless show on TSN1290, Head Coach Paul Maurice discussed the possibilities of moving a centre to the wing, including Bryan Little.

Here are some thoughts on the Jets depth.

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Manitoba Moose add John Albert and Ben Walker on AHL deals

Garret Hohl
September 17 2015 02:49PM

The Manitoba Moose announced that they have agreed to AHL contracts with two former St. John's IceCaps' forwards, with John Albert and Ben Walker.

This adds some organizational depth to the Winnipeg Jets farm team, that was lacking in depth and experience.

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Some numbers on the Winnipeg Jets at the YoungStars Tournament

Garret Hohl
September 16 2015 02:04PM

The YoungStars tournament has come to a close. The Juniour Winnipeg Jets went 1-2-0 but not all is loss.

The weather was nice. The people were friendly. Hockey was played. And we got to watch some of our favourite prospects play our favourite sport.

Between Canucks' Army and Jets' Nation, we had four analysts sitting beside each other, which made it easy to watch the game while tracking a few numbers.

Not much can be made of a maximum of three game sample, whether by eye-test or numbers, but let's break down some of the tournament.

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