Jets Nation Podcast: Summer Stories

We are halfway through August and it’s been a long time since the NHL made any legitimate headlines. The Jets haven’t signed any players in a few weeks. So what is left to talk about? Josh Morrissey still needs a contract, prospects Dylan Samberg and David Gustafsson have been playing at the World Junior Summer…


What Are They Up To This Summer?

Summer, the time to sit outside on a patio and relax in the beautiful warm weather. For most hockey fans, summer is bittersweet because although the weather is beautiful, there is nothing quite like going to a packed Bell MTS Place and cheering on the Jets. Unless you are a huge fan of baseball or…


Jets at the World Junior Summer Showcase

The World Junior Summer Showcase recently wrapped up in Kamloops where Canada finished 3-0 (not including the split-squad game against the US) and beat every other team who attended. The four team round-robin tournament included Canada, United States, Sweden, and Finland and ran from July 30 to August 4.


Looking At The Impact Of A Nic Petan Signing

The Winnipeg Jets have signed Nic Petan to a new deal as Cheveldayoff continues to work his way through the list of RFA’s. This new contract is a one year, two way deal which means Petan will have a different salary when playing for the Moose compared to the Jets. The salary is $874,125 in…


The Long Term Implications of Trouba Deal

This is part two about the various impacts of Trouba’s arbitration process. While part one focused on the short term implications of the deal, part two will focus on the lasting impact this deal could have in the future.


Immediate Impact of Trouba’s Deal

It was the news that all Jets fans were anxiously awaiting for the past several weeks; Jacob Trouba has a new deal for the upcoming season. While most fans envisioned Trouba signing a long term deal to stay in Winnipeg for the next six years or so, this wasn’t the case as the deal was…


Jets Nation Podcast: Trouba Trouble

Jacob Trouba will go down in history. In a time when very few players ever reach arbitration, he is the first Winnipeg Jets player to go through the process. With the inability to sign a long term contract, what is next for the Jets? Should they trade him? Should they keep him as long as…


Jets Sign RFA’s Poolman and Dano to New Deals

The Jets had a busy afternoon signing two of their remaining RFA’s to new contracts. Tucker Poolman The Winnipeg Jets have signed Tucker Poolman to a three year deal with an AAV of $775,000 per Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun. Tucker Poolman is coming fresh off his first season of professional hockey where he…


Winnipeg Jets Sign Adam Lowry to Three Year Deal

The Winnipeg Jets have signed Adam Lowry to a three year extension worth $8.75 million over three years. This works out to $2,916,666 million per season which might turn into a bargain down the road given Lowry’s elite defensive abilities.


Jets Nation Podcast: Trade Wheeler?

It’s been a hot Summer in Winnipeg, and it’s about to get hotter for Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff. Right now four Winnipeg Jets RFA’s* have filed for arbitration and a lot of their appointments are scheduled for the next two weeks. Most players never reach arbitration, but Jacob Trouba isn’t “Most players”. The Jets have…


The Jets Final Four: Looking At The Pending Arbitration Cases

Kevin Cheveldayoff is now on the clock. With the recent release of the arbitration hearing dates, there isn’t much time for Cheveldayoff to work out a deal with the pending RFAs. Even though the vast majority of RFAs sign a contract before their hearing, it will be tough for Cheveldayoff given the condensed schedule for…