Getting a jump on the upcoming off-season, the Winnipeg Jets have decided to re-sign forward Dominic Toninato, who was slated to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, to a two-year contract. Making the announcement Tuesday afternoon, the club revealed it had extended Toninato, 27, through the 2022-23 campaign, which will earn him $750,000 per…Read More →
Jets Mailbag Version 3: Could Dougie Hamilton or Alec Martinez be Targets? Should Winnipeg Add Size on Defense? Will Someone Receive an Offer Sheet?
The Montreal Canadiens are on the brink of elimination, and yes, fans of the Winnipeg Jets would be very pleased to see them swept out of the Stanley Cup Finals – they’d likely call that karma. But if that happens Monday night, it’d officially signal the start of the off-season, which could be one of…Read More →
The Winnipeg Jets are in desperate need of a top-pairing defenseman and a leader who can take some pressure off this team’s current defensive core. I’ve got three defensemen who I’d like the front office to chase this off-season. Duncan Keith Let’s get this one out of the way. Earlier this week, Elliotte Friedman of…Read More →
Witnessing a changing of the guard, the Winnipeg Jets have reshuffled their blue line out of necessity over the last few seasons, and in doing so, this process has allowed defenseman Dylan DeMelo to emerge as one of the team’s most critical defenders. After being acquired from the Ottawa Senators prior to last season’s trade…Read More →
For the most part, the Winnipeg Jets’ top-six forwards have received the majority of the attention across numerous platforms over the years, however, the club’s bottom-six has also been extremely productive in the past and was an area of strength throughout this past season. Despite largely operating in the shadows, forward Mathieu Perreault has played…Read More →
One of my favorite players on the Winnipeg Jets and someone who took a major step in the right direction was forward Adam Lowry. The Jets needed everyone to take positive steps in order to compete for a playoff spot and Lowry took that initiative to be better, which ultimately earned him a lucrative contract…Read More →
Since the Winnipeg Jets have prided themselves on featuring plenty of forward depth over the last several seasons, forward Mason Appleton struggled to earn regular playing time during the 2019-20 campaign, however, he didn’t endure those same issues this past season as he forced his way into a full-time job on the club’s third line….Read More →
Andrew Copp started this season off red-hot and was able to complete the top statistical performance of his career, which should provide him a reasonable pay increase on his next contract. Copp is arguably one of the best third liners in the league and competently plays up and down the lineup. A player that every…Read More →
Jets Mailbag Version 2: Which Player Might the Kraken Select? Are the Jets Trading Sami Niku? Will Ville Heinola or Dylan Samberg Play Consistently in 2021-22?
The 2021 Stanley Cup Finals will kick off Monday night, which means we’re one step closer to the off-season officially beginning. And for fans of the Winnipeg Jets, there are still plenty of important questions to be answered before one of the busiest summers in league history begins next month. With the calendar shifting to…Read More →
After losing to the Calgary Flames in four games during the 2020 Qualifying Round, the Winnipeg Jets were hoping to take a step forward this past season. They were able to do that this year with the help of Kyle Connor, and with his team-leading 26 goals, he was a major factor that helped this…Read More →
With the Winnipeg Jets forced to rebuild their entire blue line in 2019, the front office ultimately traded defenseman Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers in exchange for a first-round pick (Ville Heinola) and defenseman Neal Pionk, who’s unexpectedly blossomed into a crucial part of this team’s back end. At the time of this…Read More →
Following a disappointing end to last season’s playoff bubble, which saw the Winnipeg Jets eliminated by the Calgary Flames in four games, the organization was hoping for a much better outcome this time around and they were counting on forward Nikolaj Ehlers to assist them in achieving that feat in 2020-21. Coming off one of…Read More →