Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)

Patrik Laine. It’s been a few weeks since we last talked about the Winnipeg Jets forward. Since then, free agency had a few highlights and Joe Thornton is a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Also, Laine’s back in the middle of trade rumours. Word from his agents had a trade being “mutually beneficial” toContinue reading “Jets: It’s Laine Time (Again)”

Jets: Is Winnipeg Thinking of Moving Laine?

The NHL off-season is coming, which means it’s time for the usual uptick in rumours and hearsay. These days, that inevitably involves Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine. Rumours of Laine’s dissatisfaction with his role on the Jets have been rolling for some time now and it was this time last year that he signed aContinue reading “Jets: Is Winnipeg Thinking of Moving Laine?”

Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences

The Winnipeg Jets and defenceman Dustin Byfuglien have come to terms on an agreement to terminate his contract, the NHL announced Friday. According to the release, Byfuglien and the Jets agreed to resolve the grievance filed by the blueliner in September of 2019. That grievance was filed after he was suspended by the Jets forContinue reading “Jets: Byfuglien, Winnipeg Settle Their Differences”

Jets: Byfuglien Contract Termination Opens Opportunities for Winnipeg

According to reports, the Winnipeg Jets and defenceman Dustin Byfuglien are working toward a mutual termination of his contract. Byfuglien would become an unrestricted free agent immediately and the Jets would be free of $7.6 million in cap space. The blueliner would have to pass waivers first. He could be put on waivers as earlyContinue reading “Jets: Byfuglien Contract Termination Opens Opportunities for Winnipeg”

Jets: Trouble Leads to Opportunity

There are challenges and then there are Winnipeg Jets challenges. The latter has transformed what was going to be a hopeful season into something closely resembling a nightmare, where everything that can go wrong is going wrong. But, amazingly, it could be worse. The Jets are fourth in the Central Division following a Tuesday shootoutContinue reading “Jets: Trouble Leads to Opportunity”