Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets blue-liner Clitsome says he's recovered from injury

    Winnipeg Free Press "There are a lot of restarts and clean slates going on at Winnipeg Jets' training camp. Among the most dramatic of those is for defenceman Grant Clitsome, whose 2013-14 crashed and burned before Christmas because of a worsening back injury that eventually required surgery in mid-January. The..." September 21

  • Jets starting season with fresh slate, says Ladd

    Winnipeg Free Press "Everyone likes to remind the Winnipeg Jets they haven't been playoff team for seven seasons running. Captain Andrew Ladd said Friday the team is preferring to look at a shorter-term picture and look at it differently. "Every year is a clean slate for everybody," Ladd said. "I think that the..." September 20

  • Jets prospect Josh Morrissey is a seasoned rookie after playing 112 games last season

    Winnipeg Sun "One hundred and twelve — 112! — hockey games in a single season. Most guys couldn’t even watch that many from their La-Z-Boy recliner without their wife leaving. Add ‘em up, though, and that’s exactly how many times Calgary-born blue-liner Josh Morrissey laced up his blades for game action..." September 14

  • The Winnipeg Jets aren't sure how to use their most valuable tool "When Dustin Byfuglien was drafted into the NHL, it was as a defenseman. Then Chicago made him a forward, except when they needed an extra D-man. Then the Thrashers/Jets picked him up, and he played D, then forward, then D, then forward. As it stands, he’s heading into next year as a..." September 13

  • Baby Jets done in by 'D'

    Winnipeg Free Press "Nobody wants to throw the baby Jets out with the bathwater but... the future and present had a collision on Friday in that defence was a challenge that held them back. The Winnipeg Jets prospects charged to leads of 3-1 and 4-2 in the second period of Friday's opener of the Canucks Young Stars..." September 13

  • Evander Kane happy to be with Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "There has been speculation for quite a while about Evander Kane‘s future with the Winnipeg Jets. He’s signed through the 2017-18 campaign, but many have wondered if he’d welcome a trade, especially given some of the statements he’s made on the matter. Back in July he was directly asked if he..." September 07

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    gary lawless @garylawless

    Breaking: #nhljets have signed first round pick Nikolaj Ehlers to a three-year entry level deal. Ehlers was taken 9th overall in 2014 #bn

  • Ladd says 'favourite' result of bad hands

    Winnipeg Free Press "Another summer Twitter tempest has erupted among the most ardent of Jets Nation, this time concerning team captain Andrew Ladd. Ladd said Tuesday he did favourite a tweet by accident, one posted overnight Monday by a Jets fan critical of the off-season the NHL team is having. When the matter..." August 21

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    Igor Eronko @IgorEronko

    Alexander Burmistrov to ‘I will almost certainly return to #NHL; next summer will be defining’ #Jets #KHL

  • Home is where the Mark is

    Winnipeg Free Press "The smooth, unmarked, clean-shaven face gave Mark Stuart away on Thursday. It has been a useful summer of recuperation and re-energizing, the rigours and abrasions of opposition glove leather and stick tape and the marks left by flying NHL pucks long-healed. Most of that recovery and..." August 15

  • Here are the NHL's next wave of breakout stars

    Fox Sports "For many young players with one or two years of experience at the NHL level, the 2014-15 season is the time for them to make major strides in their development and become valuable players capable of playing in many different situations. Let's take a look at five players primed for a breakout..." August 12

  • Jets looking for answers to end playoff drought "The Winnipeg Jets will need to find answers from within if they hope to reach the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2007, when the franchise was based in Atlanta. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff made few changes, opting to retain all but four players from a team that finished..." August 10

  • Jets Agree to Terms with Julien Brouillette "The Winnipeg Jets today announced they have agreed to terms with defenceman Julien Brouillette on a one-year, two way contract worth $600,000. Brouillette, 27, played in 10 games with the Washington Capitals last season and recorded two points (1G, 1A). He also appeared in 51 AHL games with the..." August 08

  • Frolik controls his future with one-year deal

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets and Michael Frolik agreed to one more season, but really the clock has now begun to tick on whether the player stays in Winnipeg long term or is traded at the deadline next March. Frolik and the Jets had a salary arbitration hearing set for Thursday but avoided that..." August 04

  • Jets sign free-agent Galiardi

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets have signed another free-agent forward, inking left-winger T.J. Galiardi. The 26-year-old Calgary native played last season for the hometown Flames, recording four goals and 17 points in 62 games, though he was a healthy scratch numerous times. He was not extended a..." August 02

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    Ken Wiebe @WiebeSunSports

    "The sole focus for Michael is to re-engage with Winnipeg in January on a long-term deal." agent Allan Walsh, who represents Frolik #NHLJets

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    Winnipeg Jets @NHLJets

    the #NHLJets have agreed to terms with Michael Frolik on a 1 year contract worth $3.3 million. Details to follow.

  • Jets sign defenceman Ellerby to one-year deal "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 "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 "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

    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 "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 "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

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