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Artic Ice Hockey Jun 18, 2017
Winnipeg Jets Protection List Released

Winnipeg Jets Protection List Released

Who do the Jets absolutely not want selected and who have they come to terms with possibly losing? The NHL has released all 30 teams’ expansion draft protection lists. The Winnipeg Jets joined a majority of teams in going with a 7-3-1 protection set up while a few went with the 4-4-1 protection set up. The Jets asked Toby Enstrom to waives his no movement clause about three weeks ago and he agreed to. The move freed up the Jets to protect Tyler Myers. The other players protected are: Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, Mathieu Perreault, Adam Lowry, Joel Armia, Andrew Copp, Dustin Byfuglien,...
Artic Ice Hockey May 30, 2017
The Short and Wonderful NHL Career of Boris Valabik

The Short and Wonderful NHL Career of Boris Valabik

...Or the story of how Blake Wheeler became an Atlanta Thrasher. In the last season for the Atlanta Thrashers in Atlanta, there was a potentially franchise changing trade: Rich Peverly and Boris Valabik to the Boston Bruins for Mark Stuart and Blake Wheeler. The big get was the current Winnipeg Jets captain Wheeler and the price was stellar. Valabik had not been in the NHL all year and Peverly had been having a career year, but was not usually a top six player. The cost was minor for the Thrashers and general manager Rick Dudley jumped all over the trade. Valabik being one of the players...

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