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Jets agree to terms with defenseman Ben Chiarot

Defenseman Ben Chiarot and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000, the team announced Wednesday. Chiarot, 23, had six goals and 14 points in 65 games last season with the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League, and then scored two goals and finished with five points in 21 postseason games to help Winnipeg's top farm team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets News: Winnipeg signs three restricted free agents

The Winnipeg Jets have announced they signed three restricted free agents, all to a one year deal.The 3 players are; Eric O'Dell, Patrice Cormier and John Albert. #NHLJets agree to terms with Eric O'Dell (1 yr, $650K), Patrice Cormier (1 yr, $625K), & Johnny Albert (1 yr, $585K).— Scott Brown (@BrownScottTN) July 19, 2014Krazytea-Wikimedia CommonsO'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets GM Cheveldayoff still looking for help up front

Nearly three weeks into free agency, things are eerily quiet for the Winnipeg Jets. While other teams in the Western Conference — and specifically in the Central Division — continue to add veteran forwards like the Nashville Predators did with Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy, the Jets have done very little since inking centre Mathieu Perreault to a three-year deal. Jets general...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets keeping Klingberg for another year

The Winnipeg Jets will have Carl Klingberg back in their prospect pool for another year. The club announced today it has agreed to terms with the 23-year-old forward on a one year, two-way contract worth $650,000. The big Swede played in three games with the Jets last year and scored his first career goal in the regular-season finale on April 11th in Calgary.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Sign Carl Klingberg to a One Year Deal

The Winnipeg Jets have come to terms on a one year, two-way deal with Forward Carl Klingberg. Klingberg is a native of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is a 23 years old right handed Left Winger, standing 6’0 and weighting 205.He suited up for the Jets in three games last season. He recorded his first career NHL goal on April 11 against the Calgary Flames. He played 65 games with the St...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg’s Top Five Young Prospects

#187750873 / gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets finished last season in last place in the NHL Central Division with a 37-35-10 record for a mere 84 points.  The Jets ranked 15th in the league in goal scoring a year ago and averaged 2.7 goals per game.  Where the Jets need to see improvement is on the defensive end. The team ranked 22nd in goals against a season ago. Development...
Via Beyond The Benches
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Winnipeg Jets Off-Season Game Plan

from Scott Cullen of TSN, Many of Winnipeg's core players are in their twenties, in and around their prime years, so while that's reason for optimism, it's also reason for some urgency to take advantage of the kind of production being provided by the likes of Andew Ladd, Blake Wheeler and Dustin Byfuglien. Byfuglien is an interesting case for the Jets, having...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Draft Skill In Nikolaj Ehlers

#451342352 / gettyimages.com For the team’s ninth overall 2014 NHL Draft selection, the Winnipeg Jets found a first round pick in Nikolaj Ehlers. The 18-year-old was the first player from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League to be selected in the 2014 draft. In his 63 games with the Halifax Mooseheads this last season, Ehlers was fourth in the league, scoring 49 goals and a total...
Via Beyond The Benches
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Evander Kane On Trade Rumors: ‘We’ll See What Happens’

Evander Kane is a member of the Winnipeg Jets, for now at least. He was asked about his future with the Jets in a Tuesday radio interview with Team 1040 in Vancouver and, and the 22-year-old winger didn’t sound fully committed to the Jets. Hosts Matt Sekeres and Pete Schaad: Evander do you want to play for the Winnipeg Jets anymore? Kane: Well, I think, uh, I’m a Winnipeg Jet...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Interview with Evander Kane creates more trade speculation

Does Evander Kane want to play for the Winnipeg Jets? Based on a recent interview with the forward heard on The TEAM 1040 in Vancouver, the answer to that question is a resounding no.  Though Kane attempts to avoid the question, his answers (and his lack of answers) indicate that he has no long-term interest with the Jets. Here’s the transcript, as seen over on SI.com: Sekeres...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest On Evander Kane From Evander Kane

from Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press, Evander Kane hasn’t exactly snuffed out the trade rumours swirling around him. In fact, based on an interview he conducted with The Team 1040 radio station in Vancouver, it could be said he doused them with gasoline instead. The subject of speculation for most of his days as a Winnipeg Jet, and especially leading up to last...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Rumors: Evander Kane to New York Islanders

Jeff Gross-Getty Images Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets has been linked to many teams in the 2014 NHL offseason. Kane does not enjoy his environment in Winnipeg and wants to start fresh with a new team. The 22 year old left winger scored 19 goals and tallied 41 points in 63 games last season. He is a young, power forward, which many teams are interested in acquiring. His contract comes with

Jets Add Perreault in Free Agency

#488284893 / gettyimages.com Winnipeg Jets add center Mathieu Perreault on opening day of free agency. A 5’10″ 175 lbs Center who shoots left handed. He signed a three-year contract at $9 million. Perreault played for the Anaheim Ducks last season. He tallied forty three points in sixty nine games. He contributed five points in eleven playoff games for the Ducks. He is a key...
Via TopSportsReport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators reportedly sign Olli Jokinen to one-year deal

Without any significant moves made on the first day of free agency, Nashville decided to test the waters in day two. Reported by Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, Nashville picked up former Winnipeg Jets center Olli Jokinen to a one-year, $2.5 million contract. While Nashville has yet to officially announce any signing, Jokinen effectively fills the gap left by dealt center Nick Spaling...
Via The Predatorial
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensemen Adam Pardy Re-signs with the Jets

#484259025 / gettyimages.com Pardy signed a one year contract extension for $700,000 today. He played sixty games last season and totaled six assists. He is a big bodied defensive defensemen, standing 6’4″ 222lbs. He racked up thirty eight penalty minutes this past year. He played in three games for the St John’s IceCaps, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Jets, recording...
Via TopSportsReport
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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