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Jets sign Pionk to two-year, $3 million deal, avoid arbitration

Jets sign Pionk to two-year, $3 million deal, avoid arbitration

The Winnipeg Jets have signed restricted free agent defenceman Neal Pionk on a two-year, $3 million deal. The contract carries a $1.5 million annual average value for the 23-year-old former New York Ranger. Pionk was part of the return for Jacob Trouba, along with a 2019 first-round pick that was spent to draft defenceman Ville […]

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Winnipeg Sun Jul 19, 2019

Former Jet Trouba gets seven years, $56 million from Rangers

Jacob Trouba and his agent orchestrated a move to the New York Rangers and now he has $56 million reasons to show for it. Trouba, the former Winnipeg Jets defencemen who was drafted by the team ninth overall in 2012, signed a seven-year deal with an annual average value of $8 million on Friday. The […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 19, 2019

Copp looking for $2.9M in arbitration and how that would fit into the cap

We now know where both sides stand. A report by Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman said restricted free agent Andrew Copp, whose arbitration date is set for Sunday, is looking for a one-year deal worth $2.9 million. The Jets, meanwhile, have offered a two-year deal worth $1.5 million per annum. This is standard fare. The player picks […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 18, 2019

A little roster juggling could do the Winnipeg Jets a lot of good next season

The dog days of summer are, well, sluggish. Hockey news is relegated to the latest speculation on restricted free agents, nail-biting as arbitration nears (for those eligible) and optimism or pessimism depending on your team’s respective lot in life. With that in mind, what better time for some analytics-based speculation? Winnipeg’s roster is talented, but […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 17, 2019

NEW NORMAL: Jets have experience, patience for handling RFAs Laine, Connor

Perhaps this is just the norm in the National Hockey League now — big-name restricted free agents taking all summer (and sometimes longer) to hash out new deals with their respective clubs. In Winnipeg, it’s been seen with Jacob Trouba — albeit under some extraneous circumstances — but also with Josh Morrissey, last summer, who […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 16, 2019

Jets sign blue-liner Nogier to one-year contract

The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed minor league defenceman Nelson Nogier to a one-year, two-way contract. Nogier, a 23-year-old, right-shot blue-liner who has played 11 NHL games but has not recorded a point, has played most of the last three seasons with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League. He had one goal, eight assists […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 15, 2019

Jets sign first-round draft pick Heinola to entry-level contract

The Winnipeg Jets have signed 2019 first-round draft pick Ville Heinola to a three-year, entry-level contract. The 18-year-old Finnish defenceman, who was taken 20th overall in the NHL Draft last month in Vancouver, will make an average annual value of $1,137,500 over his first three years in the league. The cap hit to the team […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 9, 2019

Copp will play bigger role: Versatility an obvious asset for Jets forward

Andrew Copp has often flown under the radar during his four seasons with the Winnipeg Jets. That’s not to say the contributions of Copp aren’t valued though, not by a long shot. Copp has been a regular member of a productive line for the Jets during parts of the past two-plus seasons. That checking line […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 9, 2019

Arbitration dates set for Jets: Copp, Pionk cases to be heard if deals not made

The Winnipeg Jets should have resolution with pending restricted free agents Andrew Copp and Neal Pionk before the end of this month. The NHLPA unveiled the dates for arbitration cases to be heard on Tuesday, with Copp’s slated for July 21 and Pionk’s set for July 24. Although those dates have been scheduled, both sides […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 5, 2019

Jets Copp, Pionk file for arbitration

Two members of the Winnipeg Jets have filed for salary arbitration in an effort to get new contracts. Forward Andrew Copp and recently-acquired defenceman Neal Pionk made the move by the Friday late-afternoon deadline. The players, both restricted free agents, can still negotiate new deals with the Jets before arbitration hearings take place beginning July […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 4, 2019

Jets lose free agent defenceman, Chiarot, to Habs

PAUL FRIESEN Winnipeg Sun The Winnipeg Jets have lost another defenceman to free agency, as Ben Chiarot today signed a three-year deal with Montreal. The Canadiens will pay Chiarot $10.5 million, an average of $3.5 million per season. That’s slightly up from the $3 million per year the Jets were reported to have originally offered […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 2, 2019

Tanev eager for fresh start with Penguins: Former Jets forward looks back at time fondly

Brandon Tanev was looking for some security, a raise and an opportunity to go to a Stanley Cup contender. And when free agency officially opened on Monday, the former Winnipeg Jets winger found all three of those things in his deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins, inking a six-year contract worth $21 million and carries an […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 2, 2019

Jets add Bitetto for depth: Another blue-liner comes on board

The Winnipeg Jets are bringing another experienced blue-liner into the mix with the addition of Anthony Bitetto. Bitetto agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,000 in the NHL and $350,000 in the American Hockey League on Tuesday morning and he’s expected to challenge for a job on the third pairing. The left-handed […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 1, 2019

WIEBE: Jets did what they had to do, Spending lavishly on July 1 was never in cards

Kevin Cheveldayoff couldn’t afford to be shopping in the high-end district and at the end of the day, he didn’t spend anytime there. The angst level for many members of Jets Nation is on the rise, especially as most of the other teams in the Central Division made significant moves to get better on Monday, […]
Winnipeg Sun Jul 1, 2019

WIEBE: Beaulieu staying with Jets, Tanev and Myers move on: Defenceman takes one year deal for bigger opportunity

Nathan Beaulieu didn’t waver in his desire to remain with the Winnipeg Jets, not even after he wasn’t given a qualifying offer and became an unrestricted free agent. Beaulieu knew he would have to take less money, but was willing to do so because he saw the opportunity that came along with sticking around. So […]

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