June 24 2016 07:44PM
The Winnipeg Jets made a trade, swapping the 22nd and 36th overall for the 18th and 79th overall.
So, who was the player the Jets were really excited that they had to trade up for? The Jets took Logan Stanley at 18th overall.
June 24 2016 05:28PM
Despite all the rumours and whispers about the Jets moving the second overall pick or preferring the other Finn, Jesse Puljujarvi, the Winnipeg Jets select Partik Laine from Tampere, Finland.
Here's some quick notes:
June 24 2016 12:18PM
With the first round of the draft only a handful of hours away and at least a couple of trades sounding pretty likely to drop within the next 24 hours, now seems like a good time to take a surface-level look at the quality of players rumored to be available.
Domenic Galamini's excellent HERO Charts provide us a great avenue to do that. I've compiled the Primary Points Per 60 and Relative Corsi For % numbers of both the forwards and defenseman that may or not be in play. These numbers give us a good look at which players teams would be smart to go after and which players teams should avoid.
June 24 2016 06:00AM
It is draft day, and so I want to take one more chance to discuss Draft Theory while expanding the discussion I started with my piece earlier on Logan Stanley.
So, here is a few more words on what I said before and what you can learn from both history and numbers.
June 24 2016 05:18AM
The day is here!! It is finally the first day of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The day arrives where multiple 18-year-olds have their potential NHL work options severely limited.
The time has come for the Winnipeg Jets to make their selections for the first round of the NHL Draft and we have your preview at Jets Nation.