5:19 PM EDT, Sat May 25, 2019
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Jets re-sign Brossoit on one-year pact

The Winnipeg Jets are retaining the services of goalie Laurent Brossoit for at least one more season after agreeing to terms on a one-year, one-way deal worth $1.225 million. Brossoit brought stability to the backup position last season, posting a record of 13-6-2, a 2.25 goals-against average and .925 save % in 20 games. The […]
Winnipeg Sun May 24, 2019

Jets should target Kadri: Talented, feisty centre could fill prominent role

Imagine a scenario where the Winnipeg Jets could add a second-line centre and get tougher to play against at the same time. You can be sure Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff would love to kill two birds with one proverbial stone in either a trade or free agency this summer. The New York Islanders took […]
Winnipeg Sun May 23, 2019

Jets lock up Gawanke: D-man likely plays for Moose in fall

The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with defenceman Leon Gawanke on a three-year, entry-level deal that carries an average annual value of $810,000 in the NHL on Thursday. Gawanke, who was chosen by the Jets in the fifth round (136th overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft, is coming off a season that saw him produce […]
Winnipeg Sun May 22, 2019

Number crunching: Jets need some creative accounting this summer

As it stands right now, the numbers don’t add up for the Winnipeg Jets. That’s OK, because after a first-round exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs this spring, Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff was bound to make some important changes to the roster during the off-season anyway. Everyone knew the salary-cap crunch was coming and […]
Winnipeg Sun May 21, 2019

WIEBE: Where does Trouba land? Jets must explore all options

On the surface, his value has never been higher. Yet, how that impacts where Jacob Trouba will play next season (and beyond) remains very much in question with just under a month before the 2019 NHL Draft gets underway in Vancouver. Why is the date of the draft important as it pertains to Trouba? Well, […]
Winnipeg Sun May 18, 2019

Avco Cup win was just a blur for former Jets star Kent Nilsson

Forty years ago Monday, the Winnipeg Jets beat Wayne Gretzky and the Edmonton Oilers 7-3 to claim the Avco Cup on the final day of the existence of the World Hockey Association. For Kent Nilsson, it’s all just a blur. “I can’t remember too much,” Nilsson said with a laugh on the phone from Sweden. […]
Winnipeg Sun May 10, 2019

Four decades later, Jets final Avco Cup season still vivid for former star Lukowich

Digging through some old files a few weeks ago, Morris Lukowich found a sealed letter that might have changed his life had he cracked it open when he received it back in 1978. It was from then Winnipeg Jets general manager Rudy Pilous, written before the 1978-79 season, and now that Lukowich has finally read […]
Winnipeg Sun May 7, 2019

FRIESEN: Jets title changed nothing, and everything, for McVie

Tom McVie has told hundreds of stories over the years, but he says he’s never told this one. At least not publicly. First, a little background. McVie is the last man to coach a Winnipeg team to a pro hockey championship – 40 years ago this month he was behind the Jets bench for the […]
Winnipeg Sun May 6, 2019

Jets fans not overly optimistic about the future

An early, first-round playoff exit has a good portion of Winnipeg Jets fans needing to talk, it seems. In my Saturday column recapping our You Be The Boss poll results, I asked readers to weigh in on where the Jets stand in the big picture. It’s not particularly optimistic. Some 57% of you said the […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 25, 2019

Tickets for NHL Heritage Classic at Mosaic Stadium go on sale today

REGINA — If you didn’t get any tickets during pre-sale, then you’ve likely been waiting for this day. General public tickets to the NHL Heritage Classic between the Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets at Mosaic Stadium went on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday. Prices ranged from $164.50 to $369.50. It appeared that about half of […]
Winnipeg Sun Apr 24, 2019

Goalies take centre stage as Blues and Stars battle for Central supremacy

ST. LOUIS — Together, they have essentially turned the Central Division upside down. While many believed it was only a matter of time before the Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators got together for a rematch after an epic seven-game series last spring, the St. Louis Blues and Dallas Stars had other ideas. In dispatching the […]

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