Why The Winnipeg Jets Were Winners On Deadline Day

The Jets stood pat and did nothing at the NHL Trade Deadline — but is that really a bad thing?

On the weekend, I wrote an article where I said I suspected the Jets might be buyers at the deadline and listed five players I thought they should go after.  Two of those five players ended up being moved, but neither of them to Winnipeg.  In fact, the Jets didn’t make a single move.  But was it really wise to do NOTHING when you’re a hockey club on the cusp of making the playoffs?  Perhaps some added players can push you into the playoffs?  Once you’re at the dance, can’t anything happen? While this is all true, GM Kevin Cheveldayoff made the right decision to stay idle on Monday. [Read more…]

Five Pieces The Jets Could Add Ahead Of Deadline Day

The NHL Trade Deadline is fast approaching — here are five names the Jets should target

*Author’s note: While I was writing this piece, the Jets acquired centre Cody Eakin from the Vegas Golden Knights for a conditional fourth-round pick.  This may make some of the centres I suggest below seem a bit redundant, but with the injuries to Bryan Little and Adam Lowry, further bolstering the centre position isn’t necessarily a bad thing and I still believe some of the suggested names make sense. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Add Dylan DeMelo For 3rd Round Pick

Jets shore up defensive depth ahead of push for the playoffs –

Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets got in on the trade deadline action on Tuesday when the team traded a 2020 third-round pick to the Ottawa Senators for right-handed defenceman Dylan DeMelo. [Read more…]

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