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Dubois, Lowry named to Team Canada for 2022 IIHF World Championship

Just because the Winnipeg Jets are not participating in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, doesn’t mean some of their players will miss out on spring hockey as forwards Adam Lowry and Pierre-Luc Dubois will represent Canada at the 2022 IIHF World Championship. On Monday, Lowry and Dubois were officially named to Team Canada’s roster, marking…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Kyle Connor

Heading into the 2021-22 season, forward Kyle Connor was already known as an elite scorer and one of the main threats on the Winnipeg Jets’ roster. But as the season continued, he further cemented his status as one of the most – if not the most – underrated players in the league. At 25, the…

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Jets sign Oskari Salminen to two-year, entry-level deal

You can never feature enough quality young goaltenders in the National Hockey League. The Winnipeg Jets have signed goaltender Oskari Salminen to a two-year, entry-level contract, the club announced on Friday. His deal will begin in 2022-23 and carries an average annual value of $925,000. The #NHLJets have agreed to terms with goaltender Oskari Salminen…

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Extending Kevin Cheveldayoff made sense for Jets

On May 2, many fans woke up to the news that Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff had received a three-year contract extension. Reading that headline shocked my system before my morning coffee could. I was annoyed, to say the least. Considering the Jets missed the playoffs, their locker-room chemistry has appeared to go sour…

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Jets should revamp their bottom-six forwards

The Winnipeg Jets have a handful of items they need to erase off their whiteboard this summer, one of them should be revamping their bottom-six forward group. Traditionally, that mix is normally filled with role players and grinders. Teams like the Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche have some of the…

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10 burning questions Jets must answer this off-season

After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2016-17, the Winnipeg Jets are facing a pivotal off-season in 2022, where they’ll likely be forced to make plenty of tough decisions. The choices management makes over the next three-to-four months are expected to shape the immediate future of this franchise. Hence the importance of this…

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Jets’ Blake Wheeler enjoyed late-season resurgence in 2021-22

For any skater north of 30-years-old, a slow start can easily translate into a miserable season. And that’s exactly what Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler endured to begin the 2021-22 season. In one instance, he found himself on a 14-game goalless slump, in another, he battled COVID-19 and an undisclosed injury, as well. That rough…

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Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff receives three-year contract extension

Sweeping changes are expected to come behind the bench in Winnipeg, but for general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff, his position is safe with the Jets. After Sportnet’s Ken Wiebe initially reported the deal late Sunday night, Cheveldayoff was asked about his three-year extension during his year-end press conference and quickly confirmed his new contract. Winnipeg Jets…

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