Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets sign defenceman Ellerby to one-year deal

    Sportsnet.ca "The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000. The 25-year-old from Strathmore, Alta., played in 51 games with the Jets last season recording six points (two goals, four assists) and two penalty minutes. The Jets claimed Ellerby off..." July 25

  • Jets agree to terms with defenseman Ben Chiarot

    NHL.com "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..." July 23

  • Evander Kane makes little sense for Predators

    Tennessean "If the Predators want to get more offensive via trade, there's one more player out there who could help them. Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets is a young scorer who would complement first-line winger James Neal on the second line. If character wasn't an issue, Kane, a former 30-goal scorer who..." July 22

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    Scott Brown @BrownScottTN

    #NHLJets agree to terms with Eric O'Dell (1 yr, $650K), Patrice Cormier (1 yr, $625K), & Johnny Albert (1 yr, $585K).

  • Winnipeg Jets GM Cheveldayoff still looking for help up front

    Winnipeg Sun "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..." July 19

  • Jets keeping Klingberg for another year

    Winnipeg Free Press "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..." July 18

  • Cheveldayoff was ducking and dodging Evander Kane questions today

    Winnipeg Sun "Winnipeg Jets fans looking for some clarity on Evander Kane’s apparent desire for a change of scenery weren’t getting it from the general manager today. Kevin Cheveldayoff, speaking at the end of the Jets development camp, continued to evade questions about whether or not Kane has asked for a..." July 12

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    STL files for arb on Sobotka...third team-elected one so far, joining Frolik (WIN) and O'Reilly (COL)

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    Scott Billeck @ScottBilleck

    ICYMI: Source tells me that the #NHLJets have “had a couple conversations with 31-year-old UFA RW Lee Stempniak. Scored 12G, 22A last year.

  • Great Dane slated for first 'Peg visit

    Winnipeg Free Press "Nikolaj Ehlers will be a one-of-a-kind when the Winnipeg Jets begin their third development camp Monday at the MTS Iceplex. The slick 18-year-old from Denmark, who racked up 104 points with Halifax in the QMJHL in the season just finished, will the organization's only first-round draft choice..." July 04

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    #NHLJets' 2-year contract with Michael Hutchinson is two-way this year, one-way in the second year. @JasonPHT

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Winnipeg Jets sign Mathieu Perreault, 3 years x $3 M per year

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    As per agent @SCGscott, Chris Thorburn re-signs in Winnipeg, 3 years, $1.2 M per year

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Jets will not be qualifying Keaton Ellerby.

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    With #Leafs Reimer request 2b traded, strong speculation off #NHL draft floor were talks btw #Leafs / #Jets. Could b revisited at later date

  • Jets re-sign Adam Pardy to $700K contract extension

    TheScore.com "The Winnipeg Jets have agreed to terms with depth defenseman Adam Pardy on a one-year, $700,000 dollar contract extension, TSN's Darren Dreger reports. The 30-year-old depth defender appeared in 60 games with the Jets last season, playing limited minutes in a third-pairing role. Though he..." June 30

  • Caps add goalie depth, acquire Pasquale from Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Washington Capitals made a minor move on Day 3 of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, acquiring Winnipeg farmhand Eddie Pasquale in a deal that featured a swap of late-round picks. Pasquale, 23, has spent his entire career in the Thrashers/Jets organization but has yet to make his big-league debut...." June 28

  • Pens pick Finnish winger Kapanen in 1st round of NHL Entry Draft

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Jim Rutherford kept the pick, and he hopes he landed a falling star at the NHL Entry Draft. With his first pick as Penguins general manager, Rutherford authorized the selection of Finnish winger Kasperi Kapanen on Friday night. A frenzied crowd of booing Philadelphians temporarily halted..." June 28

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    2014 NHL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff The 2014 NHL Entry Draft goes on Friday and Saturday in Philadelphia. While this year's NHL draft will certainly not be able to match the talent pool of Thursday's NBA Draft, or even most other NHL Drafts for that matter, there are still some extremely talented players available. The best part... June 28

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    gary lawless @garylawless

    Chevy and #nhljets would want a young top 6 F or young top 4 D in return for Kane. Player must be coming of age or in prime and locked up

  • Evander Kane of is on the market. Does a deal to the Oilers make sense?

    Edmonton Journal "Evander Kane is 6-feet, 2-inches, 195-pounds, about to turn 23 years old, and a five-year NHL veteran. He’s got four years left on a contract with a $5.2 million cap hit. He’s a winger who shoots left. Kane scored 19 goals in 61 games for the Jets last year, and shot just 7.6 per cent, which..." June 18

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    Not a big concern with #NHLJets filing since both the team and Michael Frolik are committed to coming to terms on a long-term deal

  • Redmond a rock for IceCaps

    Winnipeg Sun "Zach Redmond has picked a good time to be playing the best hockey of his professional career. The 25-year-old blue-liner has been through his share of ups-and-downs this season, dealing with injuries and a long string of healthy scratches after a promotion to the Winnipeg Jets in early January,..." June 15

  • Evander Kane claims he acted in self-defence in response to civil suit

    Yahoo! Sports "Evander Kane is currently facing a civil suit stemming from an incident that occurred in his hometown Vancouver last last summer. According to Vancouver resident Les Makievsky, an employee at a downtown Vancouver nightclub, Kane assaulted him, causing a concussion, along with injuries to the head,..." June 13

  • Part-time Jets move easily back to AHL

    Winnipeg Free Press "One exercise that occupies AHL teams late in the season is projecting which players with NHL parent teams could return for the Calder Cup playoffs. Additions are without exception quality players and prospects, but they do not always assure success in the post-season. The Manitoba Moose..." June 08

  • ‘Maybe we’re the team that makes that blockbuster,’ says Jets GM

    Pro Hockey Talk "“Maybe we’re the team that makes that blockbuster. You always have that zest, that desire to see if there’s that elusive deal that can help you. But when you do get on the phone, you quickly find out your counterparts are trying to find that same deal. It is a difficult thing.” That was Jets..." June 07

  • Jets let Lukas Sutter re-enter draft

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Winnipeg Jets took Lukas Sutter with the 39th overall pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but they won’t even give him an entry-level contract. Instead, he will try his luck again in the 2014 draft. Sutter had 59 points and 165 penalty minutes in 70 WHL games in 2011-12, but he dipped to just..." June 07

  • Jets centre Jim Slater has off-season hip surgery

    Vancouver Sun "Winnipeg Jets centre Jim Slater has undergone off-season hip surgery, but it isn't expected to keep him from training camp. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff issued a statement Friday about the operation to fix a problem that was diagnosed after the season ended. "Jim Slater underwent..." May 31

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    Yuri Nikolaev, the Russian agent for Alex Burmistrov, said via e-mail his client will remain with Ak Bars Kazan of #KHL next season #NHLJets

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    Jacob Trouba will miss remainder of world championship for Team USA for precautionary reasons after suffering a neck strain #NHLJets

  • Creative shopping could help fuel Jets

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets propose to be a slow-burning fire that will blaze hot and long once maximum temperature is reached. Which is fine, but throwing a little gas on the flames wouldn't hurt. As such, the Jets must be open to non-traditional opportunities that arise. For example: Last week the..." May 06

  • Bettman: Salary cap now estimated in $69 million-$70 million range

    CBSSports.com "The Stanley Cup playoffs have only just begun but it's never too early to look forward to next season, particularly for those teams who are already done and can do nothing but figure out how to get better. Essential to the offseason planning is knowing what the salary cap will be next season so..." April 23

  • Maurice earns four-year contract with Jets

    NHL.com "Paul Maurice is returning as coach of the Winnipeg Jets, agreeing Wednesday to a four-year contract. "Quite honestly it really didn't take that long," Jets executive vice president and general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said. "He's an impressive hockey coach, but he's an impressive person as..." April 16

  • Pro Sports Daily's 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview
    PSD Staff, Featured Content Team

    This 1st round has the makings to be the best 1st round in the salary cap era, all 16 teams are strong, skilled and determined with no team having a huge edge over the other. If you enjoyed the regular season, let us remind you, you ain't seen nothing yet. April 16

  • Florida wins ’14 NHL draft lottery, will pick first overall

    Pro Hockey Talk "A year after losing out on the No. 1 pick, the Florida Panthers flipped the script. Florida won the 2014 NHL Draft Lottery on Tuesday night, edging out Buffalo for top spot despite the Sabres holding superior odds for the first overall pick. Last year, the Panthers were on the other end of this..." April 16

  • Sabres, Panthers have best odds for 2014 NHL draft lottery

    Pro Hockey Talk "With their seasons now complete, non-playoff teams can start looking forward to one of the biggest dates on their offseason calendars — the annual draft lottery. This year’s lottery will take place tomorrow (Tuesday, Apr. 15), determining the order of the first 13 picks of the ’14 Draft, which..." April 15

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets HC Paul Maurice says Dustin Byfuglien will start next season as a forward

  • Rookie goalie Michael Hutchinson leads Winnipeg Jets to shootout win over Bruins

    Winnipeg Sun "The Winnipeg Jets may be well out of the NHL playoff picture, but they didn’t feel like just handing two points to the visiting Boston Bruins, Thursday. Evander Kane scored with just under two minutes left in the third period to force overtime, and the Jets went on to a 2-1 shootout victory in..." April 11

  • Bruins' Krejci back in vs. Jets, Bergeron likely to rest

    NHL.com "The Boston Bruins can move a step closer to their first Presidents' Trophy since the 1989-90 season when they meet the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday at MTS Centre. The Bruins have 114 points and lead the Anaheim Ducks by two points for the NHL lead in points. The Bruins, who begin a stretch of..." April 10

  • Wild within a whisker of playoffs after shutting out Winnipeg

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wild is a whisker from its second consecutive postseason berth. Twelve hours after playoff tickets went on sale in St. Paul, the Wild moved closer to the NHL’s second season by hanging on for a 1-0 victory over its rivals from the north, the Winnipeg Jets, on Monday night at MTS..." April 08

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    Maurice confirms Kane is in. Byfuglien has a muscle tear and is done for the season. Ladd considered "doubtful."

  • Hutchinson to make NHL debut as Jets’ goaltending under the microscope…again

    Pro Hockey Talk "Six years after he was drafted by the Boston Bruins (explaining the image), Michael Hutchinson will make his NHL debut in goal for the Winnipeg Jets. Hutchinson has spent most of the season with AHL St. John’s and ECHL Ontario. Tonight against the visiting Wild, the 24-year-old will step in for..." April 07

  • Jets' Byfuglien leaves game with upper-body injury

    NHL.com "Winnipeg Jets forward Dustin Byfuglien left the game Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury and will not return. Byfuglien's final shift ended with 4:55 remaining in the second period. " April 06

  • Jets deliver blow to Maple Leafs' playoff hopes

    Winnipeg Sun "It’s a role that carries minimal significance in the grand scheme of things, but since the Winnipeg Jets have been reduced to being a spoiler, they have chosen to embrace the situation as they close out the regular season. In their first game since officially being eliminated from the playoffs,..." April 06

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    #NHLJets sign G Connor Hellebuyck to a three-year, two-way entry-level contract with an AAV of $925,000

  • Evander Kane might be scratched tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "Jets coach Paul Maurice wouldn’t reveal Winnipeg’s lines for tonight’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but it looks like Evander Kane will be scratched. That’s based off the fact that Kane stayed on the ice after the Jets’ morning skate was over and the vast majority of his teammates had..." April 05

  • Penguins clinch first in Metropolitan Division with 4-2 win at Winnipeg

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Paul Martin probably could have had a bigger impact on the outcome of this game. It’s just hard to imagine how. He led the Penguins in ice time, logging 23 minutes and 46 seconds. Skated a regular shift alongside Brooks Orpik. Killed penalties. Played the point on a power play that..." April 04

  • Jets' Evander Kane faces lawsuit over alleged assault

    CBC Sports "The Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane is being sued by a Vancouver man who claims he was assaulted last year, although the 22-year-old forward faces no criminal charges.​ In a notice of civil claim filed on March 28 with the B.C. Supreme Court, the man alleges that he was attacked by Kane while..." April 03

  • Jets defeat Coyotes in 2-1 shootout win

    Winnipeg Free Press "The building was slow to empty and the lower bowl was scattered with folks in Winnipeg Jets jerseys celebrating the most hollow of victories Tuesday night. The Winnipeg Jets defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1 in a shootout to give the legions of their fans that made the trip something to smile..." April 02

  • Ducks finish off Jets in OT after record comeback

    Orange County Register "The Ducks continued their season of superlatives Monday night, albeit with a new and improbable twist. Whatever they do, it is done with spectacular fashion. Bad and good. As soon as the the puck was dropped at center ice in Honda Center, the Ducks were never in the game - literally and..." April 01