Winnipeg Jets Select Nikita Chibrikov In The 2nd Round

Jets nab crafty winger in round 2

The Winnipeg Jets dipped into relatively untested waters with their second round pick, visiting Russia and grabbing winger Nikita Chibrikov 50th overall.  The Jets have drafted just two Russians since the team’s move to Winnipeg in 2011, spending a pair of sixth round picks in the process.  Pavel Kraskovsky, whom the Jets still own the rights to, went 164th overall in 2014, and current Manitoba Moose netminder, Mikhail Berdin, went 157th overall two years later in 2016.  Chibrikov becomes the team’s highest drafted Russian, and with good reason. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Select Forward Chaz Lucius In The First Round

Jets bolster prospect pool by drafting Chaz Lucius 18th overall

After trading draft picks the past couple of seasons for rentals and other “win-now” pieces, the Winnipeg Jets had just four selections at the 2021 NHL Entry Draft.  Despite the quantity of picks, the Jets added some quality at the draft, and Chaz Lucius is exhibit A. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Fans: You Pick Your Team

Hey Winnipeg Jets fans.  It’s your team, you pick it.  Everybody has their favourites and their whipping boys so take this opportunity to pick your Jets team for next season.

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Why The Winnipeg Jets Should Protect Mason Appleton

Protect Mason Appleton?

Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets will have a tough time trying to decide who to protect as we head closer to the NHL’s Seattle Expansion Draft.  The expansion draft options for Chevy and the Winnipeg Jets are to either protect seven forwards, three defencemen and a goalie or, they can protect eight skaters and one goalie. [Read more…]

Mathieu Perreault: A Pro’s Pro

What to do with Mathieu Perreault? – 

I’ve always been a big fan of Mathieu Perreault and what’s prompted me to write this article is the realization that he becomes a UFA at the end of this season. [Read more…]

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