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Jets F Kristian Vesalainen Loaned to HPK of Finland’s Liiga

With the Winnipeg Jets working tirelessly to improve their roster for next season, one of their top young prospects who could potentially make an impact in the NHL this winter has decided to begin his 2020-21 campaign overseas, as the club announced forward Kristian Vesalainen is being loaned to HPK Hameenlinna of the Finnish Elite…

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Should the Jets Make a Run at D Sami Vatanen?

While the start of free-agent frenzy is only a few weeks old, the Winnipeg Jets still have plenty of work to accomplish before next season begins, which includes adding another reliable defender to the team’s blueline. Though general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff was able to re-sign defenseman Dylan DeMelo to a four-year, $12 million contract, which…

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Would D Travis Hamonic Make Sense for the Jets?

Coming into this offseason, it was clear the Winnipeg Jets needed to address the massive hole on their blueline, whether it be through trades or free-agent signings, but general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and his staff still have plenty of work ahead of them to correct this position of need. Aside from re-signing defenseman Dylan DeMelo…

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It’s too soon for the Jets to move on from D Sami Niku

Following an impressive rookie campaign, the Winnipeg Jets were hopeful defenseman Sami Niku would be able to take another step forward with his development and emerge into a meaningful role during his sophomore season. Unfortunately, that promising plan couldn’t come to fruition this past season. After the Jets lost key defensemen Jacob Trouba, Tyler Myers,…

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Could the Jets land RFA Anthony Cirelli this offseason?

With the offseason officially underway, the Winnipeg Jets will certainly have their hands full over the next few months, as they attempt to strengthen their roster for the 2020-21 campaign. While retooling their blueline is expected to be the team’s first priority, it’ll also be critical to locate a second-line center as well. Considering the…

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Could the Jets target D Alex Pietrangelo this offseason?

Needing to add several new pieces to their blueline this offseason, the Winnipeg Jets could have some interest in targeting one of the top defensemen on the open market when free agency opens on Oct. 9. So let the speculation begin. After losing defensemen Tyler Myers (free agency), Dustin Byfuglien (injury), Jacob Trouba (trade), and…

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Jets loan G Mikhail Berdin to SKA Saint Petersburg of the KHL

While goaltender Connor Hellebuyck is currently shining in the spotlight after capturing the 2020 Vezina award on Monday night, the Winnipeg Jets have announced that his potential understudy is heading overseas for the KHL’s 2020 season. Even though there’s no timetable for when the NHL’s 2020-21 campaign will begin, one of the stipulations of this…

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Could the Jets acquire Mathew Dumba from the Wild?

Dating back to last offseason, it’s been a wide known fact that the Winnipeg Jets are in desperate need of an elite defenseman and will be looking to acquire one over the next few months. But with a top-four blueliner already on the trading block, could general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff pull the trigger on a…

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Could Jack Roslovic cross the 20-goal threshold next season?

Following a respectable 2018-19 campaign, the Winnipeg Jets were hopeful forward Jack Roslovic would be able to take another step forward with his development this past season and he did exactly that in a contract year, resulting in the best statistical performance of his career. While the league’s shutdown ended his third season prematurely, the…