Jacob Trouba RUMORS & NEWS

  • Aaron Ekblad contract ‘set the bar way too high’ for defencemen

    Sportsnet "The statuses of defencemen Jacob Trouba (RFA demanding a trade) and Hampus Lindholm (RFA) were again a topic of conversation on Saturday’s Headlines segment during Hockey Night in Canada. “Well Lindholm I’m still hearing they can’t close the gap and what remains the issue is Anaheim wants him..." October 23

  • Bob McKenzie: I don’t get sense Trouba on verge of being traded

    Today's Slapshot "During his first radio hit of the day, NHL Insider Bob McKenzie was asked straight off for his latest on Jacob Trouba’s standoff with the Winnipeg Jets. “There’s not much to give right now,” conceded McKenzie while on Toronto’s TSN 1050 Wednesday morning. “He’s not obviously playing. I don’t..." October 20

  • McKenzie: I don’t get sense Trouba on verge of being traded

    Today's Slapshot "During his first radio hit of the day, NHL Insider Bob McKenzie was asked straight off for his latest on Jacob Trouba’s standoff with the Winnipeg Jets. “There’s not much to give right now,” conceded McKenzie while on Toronto’s TSN 1050 Wednesday morning. “He’s not obviously playing. I don’t..." October 19

  • Darren Dreger: I believe Trouba would love to play for the Detroit Red Wings

    Today's Slapshot "NHL Insider Darren Dreger made an appearance on Buffalo’s WGR 550 Wednesday morning, and added another tidbit on a potential Red Wings angle to the Jacob Trouba trade request situation. The conversation shifted from a discussion on the contract extension of Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen..." October 13

  • Jets can’t afford to let Jacob Trouba push them around

    Sportsnet "You’ve got to give Jacob Trouba — or at least his script writer — some credit. The premise of Trouba’s holdout is, if not entirely believable, at least unique. We’ve heard of centremen who have complained about being banished to the wing, but as long as we’ve covered the National Hockey League..." October 08

  • Jets can't afford to trade Trouba

    Winnipeg Sun "If I’m the Winnipeg Jets, I’m not trading Jacob Trouba just because he wants out. There’s simply too much on the line. Winnipeg is a small market and not a particularly desirable one for NHL players with many attractive options. The Jets are a draft and develop team because they have to..." October 03

  • Seven potential trade destinations for Winnipeg Jets’ Jacob Trouba

    Sportsnet "Simply because a player demands a trade (or asks politely) it doesn’t mean it’s a guarantee they get moved. Remember what happened with Jonathan Drouin and Travis Hamonic last season? That’s why the situation surrounding still-unsigned restricted free agent Jacob Trouba is so..." September 29

  • Red Wings made summer trade offer to Jets for Trouba

    Today's Slapshot "Darren Dreger made an appearance on Ottawa’s TSN 1200 Wednesday afternoon, and there was a particularly interesting piece of trade knowledge dropped by the NHL Insider on the Jacob Trouba front. At one point in the discussion, Dreger was asked if there might be a revisiting of the Travis..." September 29

  • McKenzie explains why Hall-for-Trouba trade never happened

    Today's Slapshot "There has been quite a bit of discussion regarding Jacob Trouba’s trade request among the NHL Insiders this week, and Bob McKenzie dropped an interesting nugget as part of a much larger discussion on this topic while on Toronto’s TSN 1050 Tuesday evening. “A lot of people said to me, ‘Why,..." September 28

  • Leafs could have the pieces to deal for Trouba

    Toronto Star "Before discussing Jacob Trouba’s future, it is worth noting three prominent NHLers demanded trades last season — Patrick Marleau, Travis Hamonic and Jonathan Drouin — and none were dealt. So asking for or demanding a trade in today’s NHL means zilch. Trouba is saying this isn’t about playing..." September 27

  • Jets' Jacob Trouba unlikely to get quick resolution to trade request

    USA Today "That a restricted free agent must be signed by Dec. 1 to be eligible to play in the corresponding season is the best hope of a resolution in the Jacob Trouba vs. Winnipeg Jets dispute. The defenseman's May trade request became public Friday. It is a wish that will be difficult to facilitate..." September 27

  • Three signals that the Edmonton Oilers don't appear to be major players for Jacob Trouba

    Edmonton Journal "Edmonton is mentioned in some reports as in the running for Winnipeg Jets holdout Jacob Trouba, but I figure it’s a long shot that Trouba ends up as an Oiler for three reasons: TSN’s Bob McKenzie doesn’t think the Oilers are super keen here. Asked on TSN radio if the Oilers might have the..." September 27

  • Agent adamant Trouba wants trade

    Winnipeg Free Press "Jacob Trouba’s agent says nothing has changed since he and his client went public Saturday evening demanding a trade out of Winnipeg. "I don’t anticipate anything changing. This is the process," said Kurt Overhardt of KO Sports. The narrative at Winnipeg Jets training camp since the news..." September 27

  • Jets seek left-handed D in exchange for Trouba

    Winnipeg Sun "And now for the when, where and how much the Winnipeg Jets will get in return. With restricted free agent Jacob Trouba making his trade request public on Saturday night, it's time to look into the crystal ball and see where the 22-year-old defenceman is going to end up and how much he could..." September 26

  • Perreault blasts Trouba: 'How much more does he want?'

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Jacob Trouba trade demand is not sitting well with at least one of his teammates. Mathieu Perreault sounded off on Sunday morning following his on-ice session at Winnipeg Jets training camp. He questioned the logic of going public with the request for a trade, as Trouba and his agent did on..." September 25

  • Jets respond to Jacob Trouba’s trade request

    Pro Hockey Talk "Word surfaced on Saturday night that Winnipeg Jets restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba has requested a trade from the team so that he can, in his view, reach his full potential as a player. It did not take long for the Jets to issue a statement responding to the request. In a..." September 25

  • Jacob Trouba’s agent says client has requested a trade

    Sportsnet "It appears Jacob Trouba‘s time with the Winnipeg Jets will soon come to an end. The 22-year-old defenceman, who was picked ninth overall in the 2012 NHL Draft, has requested a trade from the Jets and will not attend training camp. He is currently a restricted free agent." September 24

  • Trouba invited to Jets camp despite lack of contract

    Winnipeg Sun "The lack of a contract hasn’t stopped the Winnipeg Jets from inviting defenceman Jabob Trouba to their traIning camp. A restricted free agent currently playing with Team North America at the World Cup in Toronto, Trouba is one of 60 players invited to the Jets' camp, which opens Friday morning..." September 23

  • Trouba situation still unsettled

    Winnipeg Sun "With the official start of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey a week away and NHL training camps just around the corner, Jacob Trouba remains a restricted free agent without a contract. The Winnipeg Jets and Trouba’s camp have done a nice job of keeping the state of negotiations private, but the fact..." September 14

  • Dreger: I’m told rumor Trouba doesn’t like Winnipeg is ‘nonsense’

    Today's Slapshot "Restricted free agent Jacob Trouba is still without a contract, and Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has been steadfast in his refusal to feed any information to the media on that front. TSN Insider Darren Dreger made his first post-summer appearance on Winnipeg’s TSN 1290..." September 08

  • Bruins may be getting cold feet on Jacob Trouba offer sheet

    CSN New England "The Bruins are still mulling the idea of a massive offer sheet for Winnipeg Jets restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, but they’re having second, and third thoughts about the bold move according to a league source. While a seven year, $49 million offer sheet could net them the..." June 30

  • Bruins preparing offer sheet for Jets D-man Jacob Trouba

    CSN New England "According to a hockey source, Don Sweeney and the Boston Bruins “are preparing an offer sheet” this week for Winnipeg Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba as an aggressive option to land a No. 1 defenseman after trades didn’t pan out at last weekend’s NHL Draft. The Bruins have watched Trouba closely..." June 29

  • The trouble with Trouba trade talk

    Winnipeg Free Press "NHL teams not on their toes this week are at serious risk of some blunder that could be a grave setback. Wednesday’s expansion announcement and the accompanying rules that will stock the new Las Vegas team next June precedes Friday’s and Saturday’s annual entry draft at the First Niagara..." June 23

  • Trading Trouba? No way, says Cheveldayoff

    Winnipeg Sun "He's not actively trying to trade Jacob Trouba, he's finalized his draft list and he wouldn't mind signing a left-shooting defenceman as a free agent. Those were three areas Kevin Cheveldayoff touched on, Tuesday, as the Winnipeg Jets GM made himself available to talk about next week's NHL..." June 15

  • Dreger: ‘Trouba absolutely willing to sign and stay in Winnipeg’

    Today's Slapshot "Darren Dreger was on Winnipeg’s TSN 1290 on Wednesday afternoon. On Matt Duchene and Jacob Trouba being at the heart of trade rumors this week, and what he knows about that rumor: “Well, it’s a rumor. I believe that it was put out and developed by members of the media. Not to say that it’s..." June 09

  • Jacob Trouba Trade Rumours Intensify

    The Hockey Writers "Jacob Trouba was once thought to be a future cornerstone in Winnipeg, maybe even a Norris Trophy candidate in years to come. Now his name is more grist for the rumour mill. Trouba may still be that cornerstone piece, and many still view him that way, but others see him as a disappointment, a..." June 07

  • Colorado targeting Jacob Trouba?

    Sportsnet "With the NHL Scouting Combine taking place Saturday and the draft only weeks away, trade rumours are starting to heat up again in the NHL. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported Saturday that there are a couple of teams looking to boost their blue line. One such team is the Colorado..." June 05