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Grading Jets Defense Following Trades For Brenden Dillon, Nate Schmidt

Winnipeg Jets general manager, Kevin Cheveldayoff, entered the treacherous waters of the 2021 off-season with a long to-do list, and since the Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft and NHL Entry Draft are now done, Cheveldayoff could turn his attention to improving his team’s defense. Despite 2019-20 Vezina Trophy winner, Connor Hellebuyck’s skills between the pipes, the…

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Jets Roster Outlook: Post Expansion Draft Edition

The Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft has come and gone, however, the off-season is still far from over. In fact, the craziness has likely only just begun and these next couple of months will probably include plenty more interesting storylines across the entire league. With approximately $20.56 million in projected cap space for next season, according…

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Should Winnipeg Seriously Pursue D Rasmus Ristolainen?

On Tuesday, Pierre Lebrun of TSN explained how there are two teams who are interested in Buffalo Sabers defenseman, Rasmus Ristolainen, including the Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets. The reported asking price is a prospect and a first-round draft pick in exchange for the 26-year-old. Let’s have a look and see if that makes sense….

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How Should Winnipeg Proceed With its Fourth Line?

This past season, the Winnipeg Jets’ fourth line consisted of Mathieu Perreault, Trevor Lewis and Nate Thompson, who are all slated to become unrestricted free agents this summer, according to PuckPedia.com. So what does that mean for the club’s fourth line? And what could it potentially look like next season? Well, I have a few…

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Jets Off-Season Player Profile: Logan Stanley

After spending the last four seasons between the OHL and AHL, the former first-round selection, Logan Stanley, received an opportunity to make his NHL debut this past season and he certainly didn’t waste it.   Let’s look at what went right, wrong and what we should expect out of him next season. What Went Right?  The…

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Would Ryan Suter Fit on the Jets?

On Tuesday morning, Ryan Suter and Zach Parise were bought out by the Minnesota Wild. I had seen a few posts asking If the Jets should consider bringing in the 14-year veteran. So let’s dive in to see if the Jets should try and sign the free agent defenseman. This past season, Suter played all…