Pierre-Luc Dubois RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois, Nikolaj Ehlers to miss Game 1 for Jets tonight

    TSN "Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice confirmed forwards Pierre-Luc Dubois and Nikolaj Ehlers will miss Game 1 against the Edmonton Oilers. Dubois did not finish the Jets' regular season finale against the Toronto Maple Leafs with an undisclosed issue and head..." May 19

  • Jets need Pierre-Luc Dubois to find his form to have success

    Sportsnet "The bubble version of Pierre-Luc Dubois has been mostly missing in action. More of a mythological figure than a dominant force with any frequency since joining the Winnipeg Jets in the blockbuster deal that sent Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic to..." May 16

  • Jets still trying to find the right fit for underwhelming Pierre-Luc Dubois

    Winnipeg Sun "Three months after he was acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Patrik Laine blockbuster, the Winnipeg Jets still haven’t found a consistent spot for forward Pierre-Luc Dubois. Jets coach Paul Maurice wants that to change now. At practice on Tuesday at Bell..." April 22

  • Jets finding success with Pierre-Luc Dubois at left wing, but return to centre inevitable

    Sportsnet "Now that the weight has officially been lifted, where does Pierre-Luc Dubois best fit in the Winnipeg Jets lineup? Jets head coach Paul Maurice is on record saying that Dubois was acquired to be a centreman and doubled down by reinforcing he’s going to be a..." February 22

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois set to return vs. Canucks after 4-game absence

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois will return to the lineup Sunday versus the Vancouver Canucks. "I've never been more ready to go," he said, per Sportsnet's Ken Wiebe. Dubois missed Winnipeg's last four games due to what he..." February 21

  • Jets place centre Pierre-Luc Dubois on injured reserve

    Sportsnet "The Winnipeg Jets have placed forward Pierre-Luc Dubois on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury, the team announced Wednesday. The move is retroactive, as Sportsnet's Ken Wiebe points out, and does not rule Dubois out from returning for..." February 17

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois out vs. Senators due to lower-body injury

    The Score "Winnipeg Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois is day-to-day with a lower-body injury and is unavailable for Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators, head coach Paul Maurice announced, according to Sportsnet's Ken Wiebe. Dubois left Friday's practice..." February 13

  • Jets' Pierre-Luc Dubois leaves practice early, remains probable to play vs. Senators

    Sportsnet "Winnepeg Jets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois left Friday's practice early, but head coach Paul Maurice says he remains "probable" to play in Saturday's game against the Ottawa Senators. Dubois, who made his Jets debut on Tuesday in a 3-2 loss to the Calgary..." February 12

  • Jets Need Kyle Connor, Pierre-Luc Dubois to Form Instant Chemistry

    Jets Nation "While it’s been over two weeks since the Winnipeg Jets traded forward Patrik Laine to the Columbus Blue Jackets, all signs are pointing towards a Tuesday debut for newcomer Pierre-Luc Dubois, who was forced to quarantine for 14 days after arriving in..." February 11

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois on Jets debut: 'I can play a lot better'

    TSN "Pierre-Luc Dubois had a quiet night in his debut for the Winnipeg Jets, going without a point and finishing as a minus-1 in 13:10 of ice time. Dubois said after the Jets 3-2 loss to the Calgary Flames that he expects more from himself moving forward after a 14-day quarantine..." February 10

  • Jets F Pierre-Luc Dubois on active roster

    TSN "Pierre-Luc Dubois is set to make his Winnipeg Jets debut. Dubois was moved to the team's active roster on Tuesday.  " February 09

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois practices with Jets for first time since trade from Blue Jackets

    Sportsnet "Winnipeg Jets fans got their first glimpse of the team's potential lineup with Pierre-Luc Dubois on Sunday.   The promising young pivot took part in his first official practice with the club since he was acquired from the Blue Jackets on Jan. 23 in a..." February 07

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois draws on past experience ahead of Jets debut

    Sportsnet "Pierre-Luc Dubois might be embarking on a new adventure, but this isn’t entirely new territory for the Winnipeg Jets' prized acquisition. Although he was a bit of a late bloomer by his own admission, the topic of lofty expectations has become a constant piece of the..." February 05

  • Patrik Laine, Pierre-Luc Dubois stuck in limbo as Jets, Jackets fight red tape

    Winnipeg Sun "The fun was supposed to have already begun. In the days immediately following a blockbuster, player-for-player trade, the game of Hockey Hindsight gets underway. It’s a daily wire watch for fans and executives alike, hoping to see signs they, or their team, made the..." January 29

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois' agent wants John Tortorella to stop talking about client

    The Score "Pierre-Luc Dubois' agent, Pat Brisson, hasn't been a fan of John Tortorella's recent comments regarding his client. "From Day 1 of camp, John Tortorella wanted to expose Pierre-Luc Dubois," Brisson said, according to TSN's Darren Dreger on..." January 28

  • John Tortorella acknowledges feud with Pierre-Luc Dubois: 'Goddamn right we've had conflict'

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella didn't mince words when discussing the recent trade of his past disgruntled star Pierre-Luc Dubois. "Have Luc and I had conflict? Goddamn right we've had conflict," Tortorella said in an interview..." January 27

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois not available yet as Winnipeg Jets host Edmonton Oilers

    Sportsnaut "Pierre-Luc Dubois already feels at home in Winnipeg. The 22-year-old center was acquired by the Jets, along with a third-round pick in the 2022 NHL draft, in a blockbuster trade Saturday in which forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic were sent to Columbus. It’s..." January 26

  • Jarmo Kekalainen calls out Pierre-Luc Dubois, “I wish that Pierre-Luc would tell the truth about why he wanted out”

    The Daily Goal Horn "It looks like there’s still a little drama left in Columbus over the Pierre-Luc Dubois situation. This weekend, the Blue Jackets and the Jets completed a blockbuster by swapping disgruntled stars. To Winnipeg Dubois and a third round pick, while Patrik Laine and Jack..." January 26

  • Loss of Patrik Laine made up in the gain of Pierre-Luc Dubois

    Winnipeg Sun "One could only begin to imagine the complete tire fire social media would have been on Feb. 6, 1996, when Teemu Selanne, a bona fide superstar, was shipped out of Winnipeg for Chad Kilger and Oleg Tverdovsky. Actually, scratch that. Jan. 23, 2021 — nearly 25 years to the day of..." January 25

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois Used the Only True Leverage the System Afforded Him

    Blueshirt Banter "When news came out before the start of the season that center Pierre-Luc Dubois wanted out of Columbus, the Blue Jackets presented themselves as disappointed but unrattled, insisting that they would handle it the same way they went about their business in 2018-19 when the entire world knew..." January 25

  • Jets' Pierre-Luc Dubois stays true to himself, prepares for 'new chapter' in Winnipeg

    Sportsnet "Since he’s heard it multiple times already, Pierre-Luc Dubois knew the question was coming and he had an answer at the ready. Since “The Shift” basically went viral on social media and various other platforms on Thursday and Friday, the new Winnipeg..." January 24

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois insists John Tortorella wasn't the reason for trade request

    The Score "Pierre-Luc Dubois hasn't revealed the exact reason why he wanted to be traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets, but he did acknowledge that head coach John Tortorella wasn't a factor in his decision. Dubois was dealt to the Winnipeg Jets earlier on..." January 24

  • Blue Jackets to trade Pierre-Luc Dubois to Jets for Patrik Laine, Jack Roslovic

    The Score "The Columbus Blue Jackets are trading forward Pierre-Luc Dubois to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic, according to TSN's Darren Dreger. Winnipeg will also receive a 2022 third-round draft..." January 23

  • Why Patrik Laine-Pierre-Luc Dubois blockbuster makes sense for Jets and Blue Jackets

    Sportsnet "The potential for an eventual union made so much sense that you figured it probably wasn’t going to happen. But the Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blue Jackets appear to have decided now was actually the best time to take action with star players who preferred to..." January 23

  • Columbus closing in on a Pierre Luc Dubois trade, Jets are one team in the mix

    Illegal Curve "Just when you’re settling in for a quiet Friday night Darren Dreger of TSN drops a bomb. He sent this tweet out about the situation in Columbus: My sense from canvassing sources tonight, Columbus is closing in on a trade involving Pierre Luc Dubois. It’s a..." January 22

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois to be healthy scratch on Saturday

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois is expected to be a healthy scratch for Saturday's contest against the Tampa Bay Lightning, The Athletic's Aaron Portzline reports. Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen has reportedly been trying..." January 22

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois takes ownership for benching: 'I've got to step up my game'

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois is taking full responsibility for his recent subpar play that earned him a benching for the final two periods of Thursday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. "Whenever the next game is, I've got to step up..." January 22

  • Analyzing what led to Pierre-Luc Dubois' benching by John Tortorella

    Sportsnet "On Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets, John Tortorella, deployed his team’s leading scorer from the previous season for three minutes and fifty-five seconds of ice time. The Blue Jackets eventually lost in overtime. The..." January 22

  • John Tortorella Is Destroying Pierre-Luc Dubois' Trade Value

    NHL Trade Rumors "The Pierre-Luc Dubois fiasco continues in Columbus. There are a number of teams who are reportedly showing interest, but nothing has been finalized. In the meantime, John Tortorella is causing Dubois' trade stock to plummet harder than the market crash of 2008. The return for a 22..." January 22

  • Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois benched after poor shift

    ESPN "Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella benched center Pierre-Luc Dubois in their 3-2 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, and the disgruntled star didn't see the ice again after the first period. Dubois went to the bench..." January 22

  • Which teams make the most sense for Pierre-Luc Dubois trade?

    Pro Hockey Talk "In the NHL, you don’t see a lot of situations along the lines of James Harden forcing his way out of Houston in just about the least nuanced way possible. Usually, you barely hear a rumbling about a high-profile player wanting out. So, by the standards of headline-averse NHL..." January 21

  • John Tortorella denies benching Pierre-Luc Dubois, Max Domi

    Trade Rumors "Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella told reporters Monday evening that he did not bench Pierre-Luc Dubois, despite the team's top centre playing getting just one short shift in the final seven minutes of the 2nd period of a 3-2 a win over the Detroit Red Wings. January 19

  • Why Canadiens' pursuit of Pierre-Luc Dubois is a complex, risky endeavour

    Sportsnet "This feels a lot like looking for a job, where you go on endlessly chasing something with long-term potential only to find nothing. But then, out of the blue, once you finally get what you were looking for, other enticing opportunities start to land at your feet. The Montreal..." January 15

  • If Columbus trades Pierre-Luc Dubois, Florida Panthers should be in mix

    Florida Hockey Now "Columbus center Pierre-Luc Dubois has made it clear he wants out of central Ohio. The Florida Panthers would have obvious interest in bringing him to Sunrise. The cost would be pretty big, sure, but the return could be huge. Dubois, just 22, has emerged as one of the better..." January 15

  • Five potential trade destinations for Blue Jackets' Pierre-Luc Dubois

    Sportsnet "Leave it to John Tortorella to stir the pot. Just as we all got used to the notion that — for a variety of reasons — it would take some time for the divorce between Pierre-Luc Dubois and the Columbus Blue Jackets to play out, Torts injected some urgency..." January 14

  • John Tortorella: Pierre-Luc Dubois 'hasn't given a reason' for trade request

    The Score "Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella still isn't sure why Pierre-Luc Duboiswants to be traded, and he offered the budding forward some advice. "(Dubois) hasn't given a reason why he wants to leave," Tortorella said Wednesday, according..." January 13

  • Canadiens, Jets among pursuers for Pierre-Luc Dubois

    The Score "The Montreal Canadiens and Winnipeg Jets are two of the many teams interested in Columbus Blue Jackets forward Pierre-Luc Dubois, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman wrote in Tuesday's edition of "31 Thoughts." Dubois recently inked a..." January 12

  • Patrik Laine and Pierre-Luc Dubois trade demands 'a punch in the gut'

    National Post "This just in: no one wants to play in Columbus or Winnipeg. Once again, that’s the perception going around the NHL following the latest reported trade demands of Blue Jackets centre Pierre-Luc Dubois and Jets forwards Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic. If you’re a..." January 08

  • Top Trades, Landing Spots for Pierre-Luc Dubois

    Bleacher Report "It was good news for the Columbus Blue Jackets. But not for long. Shortly after the ink was dry on a two-year, $10 million contract with restricted free agent forward Pierre-Luc Dubois—the team's leading scorer in 2019-20—word got out that the 22-year-old was..." January 07

  • Pierre-Luc Dubois doesn't want his situation to distract Blue Jackets

    NHL.com "Over the past few months, Jarmo Kekalainen's biggest fish to fry in preparing for the NHL season was to get center Pierre-Luc Dubois signed to a new contract.  The Blue Jackets general manager and the 22-year-old center handled that earlier this week with the..." January 04

  • Blue Jackets re-sign center Pierre-Luc Dubois to two-year contract

    USA Today "The wait is over. The Blue Jackets agreed to terms Sunday with center Pierre-Luc Dubois on a two-year contract extension worth $10 million, securing one of their top two centers for the upcoming 56-game season and 2021-22. According to the team, Dubois will be paid..." January 01

  • Latest On Pierre-Luc Dubois

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Training camp for the Blue Jackets is just a few days away, but Pierre-Luc Dubois isn’t in Columbus. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic reports today that Dubois has left the area and remains unsigned, also noting that there are “rumblings” the star forward..." December 31