4:41 PM EDT, Sat July 30, 2016
Artic Ice Hockey Jul 1, 2016

Winnipeg Jets sign Brian Strait to one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000 AAV

I can't even. According to general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff, the Winnipeg Jets wanted a left-handed NHL depth defenceman. What they did was sign Brian Strait to a one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000 AAV. The Shawn Matthias signing came at a market appropriate price and should help improve the team's abysmal penalty kill. Quinton Howden is an intriguing flyer on a hometown kid with 1st round pedigree. Brian Strait is supremely disappointing. In short, the Jets signed a LHD worse than Mark Stuart: Strait is not a genuine defensive defensemen such as Barret Jackman or...

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