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Without clear path to NHL, prospect Ville Heinola focused on showcasing his development during mini camp

Among a talented group of prospects, there’s no question defenseman Ville Heinola is considered the most highly-touted youngster within the Winnipeg Jets’ minor league system, however, his future in the National Hockey League appears to be clouded heading into the 2021-22 campaign. Making a pair of headline-worthy trades over the off-season, general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff…

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Seven storylines to watch throughout training camp

It’s that time once again, hockey has returned following one of the wildest off-seasons in National Hockey League history, as pro mini camps – or rookie camps as they’re also known as – opened across the league on Thursday. For the Winnipeg Jets, this commences the start of what’s expected to be an extremely crucial…

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Report: Jets place F Joona Luoto on unconditional waivers

With training camps slated to open next week, fans can already cross off one skater that won’t receive an invite from the Winnipeg Jets, as they placed forward Joona Luoto on unconditional waivers Monday. Luoto, 23, was set to enter the final season of his $2.27 million, entry-level contract in 2021-22, but is now expected…

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JetsNation is searching for a freelance writer!!

Yes, that’s right. JetsNation is currently looking to add to its already talented staff and is aiming to bring on one freelance writer ahead of the 2021-22 season. If you wish to receive financial compensation for writing about your thoughts and opinions, we want to hear from you. Whether you’re a fan of the Winnipeg…

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What to expect from prospect Cole Perfetti in 2021-22?

Like for most people, the 2020-21 season was extremely unusual for highly-touted prospect Cole Perfetti, whose first professional campaign was impacted significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. But with some form of normalcy expected to return, the talented forward should be able to focus solely on his development this time around. Perfetti, who was originally selected…

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NHL players returning to 2022 Beijing Olympics

Following months of negotiations, the National Hockey League and the International Ice Hockey Federation officially came to an agreement Friday morning, allowing players to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympics – the announcement is finally here. NHL and NHLPA announce agreement with IIHF. DETAILS: https://t.co/pxewlDSHbV pic.twitter.com/dpppu8eCh5 — NHL (@NHL) September 3, 2021 After both sides…

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Jets F Nikolaj Ehlers Poised For Sensational Performance This Season

It’s no secret last season didn’t conclude on a positive note for the Winnipeg Jets, as they were swept out of the second round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, although there should be brighter days ahead for this organization and forward Nikolaj Ehlers can certainly help lead them there. Preparing for his seventh NHL…

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Jets Mailbag Version 10: How to Grade Winnipeg’s Off-Season? Would Keeping Jack Roslovic Have Saved Mason Appleton? Are Jets Serious Championship Contenders?

The time has finally come to say goodbye to August. In turn, that means autumn, and more importantly, hockey season, are both just a few weeks away. Yes, leaves will begin to change colour very soon, however, September will serve as the starting point for this upcoming season. While the majority of fans will likely…

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Former Jet D Jordie Benn Signs One-Year Deal With Wild

Following a pair of trades to acquire a couple of impact defensemen, in Nate Schmidt and Brenden Dillon, the Winnipeg Jets were able to significantly improve their blue line earlier this off-season, although that pretty much guaranteed veteran Jordie Benn wouldn’t return next season. With limited room available, the Jets essentially had no other choice…

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Jets F Pierre-Luc Dubois Entering Pivotal Fifth NHL Season

If it wasn’t obvious already, the 2021-22 season is shaping up to be extremely important for the Winnipeg Jets as they look to finally break through their recent postseason woes, but for forward Pierre-Luc Dubois in particular, this upcoming campaign could define the next stage of his young career. After enjoying three very successful seasons…