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3 Predictions Regarding Jets Performance Ahead of 2021-22 Season

We are a little less than two months away from the 2021-22 regular season kicking off. This upcoming season is going to be huge for the Winnipeg Jets, and as of right now, it feels like it’s going to be a successful one. The club’s first game is scheduled for Oct. 13, where they’ll face…

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Grading Kevin Cheveldayoff’s Off-Season Moves

General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has been in damage control ever since former NHL player Dustin Byfuglien, who was a physical defenseman and was capable of racking up around 50 points per season in his prime, left the Winnipeg Jets in 2019. Somehow, Cheveldayoff didn’t make any knee-jerk moves to replace Byfuglien, in fact, he risked…

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Report: Jets Eyeing UFA Evgeny Svechnikov

After avoiding arbitration with two key restricted free agents earlier this week, in Neal Pionk and Andrew Copp, the Winnipeg Jets now appear to be shifting their focus to rounding out the rest of their roster, which includes acquiring some additional depth for their forward group. Looking to add another skater to the club’s bottom…

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Report: Jets Re-Sign Prospect Johnathan Kovacevic to One-Year Deal

On the same day the Winnipeg Jets avoided arbitration with forward Andrew Copp, the front office has reportedly re-upped another one of their restricted free agents as they’ve come to terms with prospect Johnathan Kovacevic on a one-year contract extension. Coming off his two-year, entry-level contract, Kovacevic, 24, featured arbitration rights for the first time…

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Jets, F Andrew Copp Avoid Arbitration With One-Year Contract Extension

After avoiding arbitration with defenseman Neal Pionk on Wednesday, the Winnipeg Jets only had one notable restricted free agent remaining and the front office didn’t waste any time resolving that issue, as they’ve re-signed forward Andrew Copp to a one-year contract extension. Originally scheduled for an arbitration hearing on Aug. 26, Copp, 27, will no…

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Jets, D Neal Pionk Avoid Arbitration With Four-Year Contract Extension

On Wednesday, arbitration hearings began across the NHL, but for the Winnipeg Jets, they won’t be headed in that direction with an important piece of their blueline as defenseman Neal Pionk has agreed to a four-year contract extension. Pionk, 26, became a restricted free agent earlier this off-season and was scheduled for an arbitration hearing…

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Jets Mailbag Version 7: Will Andrew Copp Be Traded? Where Does Kristian Vesalainen Fit In? Should the Jets Be Worried About Kevin Cheveldayoff?

The dog days of summer have officially arrived, which means we’re already halfway through the off-season. In just over a month, players will begin reporting for training camp and will be attempting to prepare for the upcoming season. While summer is nearing the home stretch, there are still a few question marks surrounding the Winnipeg…

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It’s Jansen Harkins Time to Shine Next Season

With coach Paul Maurice at the helm, younger skaters have historically struggled to crack the Winnipeg Jets’ lineup on a regular basis, however, all of that could change for the better next season with this team up against the salary cap and seemingly unable to complement the roster with veterans from outside the organization. Since…

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Can the Jets Capture the Central Division Title Next Season?

I was taking a look at the Central Division and searching through which teams the Winnipeg Jets will primarily be competing against next season. If I’m being totally honest, I think the Jets could run through this division and realistically finish in second place behind the juggernaut Colorado Avalanche. Between general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff believing…