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Winnipeg Jets Organizational Depth Chart

View image | gettyimages.com There are a lot of fantastic cap management –like NHL Numbers– and prospect depth –like Hockey’s Future– websites out there. Unfortunately there is no where that really combines both of these in one easy location, so I tend to keep one for myself. Here is an updated look of the Winnipeg Jets’ organizational…

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Report: Jets extend Drew Stafford with 2-year, $8.7 million contract

Photo Credit: J. Carey Lauder/USA TODAY Sports It looks as if the Winnipeg Jets will retain Drew Stafford, the NHL-level piece that they received as part of the return in the Evander Kane trade, after all. ESPN’s Craig Custance is reporting that the deal is done and that it’s a two-year pact. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman is reporting that the…

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Top-10 UFA Countdown: #1 Justin Williams

View image | gettyimages.com It’s an indication of the strength of this particular UFA crop that Justin Williams comes in number 1 on our list. That’s not to take anything away from the 33 year old, who has been a high-end winger for years. But his age and the fact that he’s only scored in the 40-point range…

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Why Mike Richards makes sense for the Jets, but like, as a Jim Slater upgrade

Photo Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin/USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Kings are buying out Mike Richards, which means he’s now available to anyone as an unrestricted free agent. Almost exactly a year ago, when there was discussion on the Kings using their compliance buyout on Richards, there were many discussing whether or not the Winnipeg Jets should…

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WIll You Play Hockey For Food?

The summer has quietly arrived. The weather is nice, people are looking for things to do, and unfortunately, watching hockey isn’t one of their options. We’ve got lots of offseason stuff to talk about, but no games to watch. Of course, that’s a first world problem; there are much more unfortunate things out there –…

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TOP-10 UFA COUNTDOWN #2—MIKE GREEN

Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports The free-agent pool for 2015 lacks a complete defenseman but does offer a substantial offensive player in Mike Green. The Washington Capitals blue liner has majestic career stats that tower over most of the free agents available and he is one of the 10 best offensive producers from the…

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Jets Nation Draft Recap: Winnipeg Jets pick up a tonne in upside

View image | gettyimages.com It is all over, unfortunately. The day has come to an end and every team has taken their last pick for players they want to add into their organization. The Winnipeg Jets were thought to be possible movers-and-shakers, but instead they just sat to the side quietly, while making really, really…

Winnipeg Jets finish the draft; Select Matteo Gennaro 203rd overall

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets make their final selection with Matteo Gennaro of the Prince Albert Raiders with the 203 overall selection. The former teammate of Josh Morrissey, Gennaro was ranked at 160 by ISS Hockey scouting, although was in the 200s or not ranked by all other firms.

Kevin Cheveldayof breaks Nation Network, Drafts 25th ranked Michael Spacek at 108th

View image | gettyimages.com Getting the Nation Network’s seventh ranked Kyle Connor at seventeen was a pretty big deal. Getting the twenty-first ranked Jack Roslovic at twenty-five was pretty great. Then adding our twenty-second ranked player with Jansen Harkins at forty-seven seemed like it would be icing on the cake. And then Kevin Cheveldayoff broke the Nation Network….

Jets switch gears and go for consensus not PCS; Draft Erik Foley at 78th

78th pick: NHLJets select Erik Foley from the @usantdp #NHLDraft2015 #ushl http://t.co/ygqbq0cD73 pic.twitter.com/ng6C9UlhEw — USHL (@USHL) June 27, 2015 With their 4th selection of the draft, the Jets take a player ranked quite high by third-party scouting organizations but doesn’t have an extremely high PCS. Erik Foley was one point under a point per game…