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…]

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…]

Josh Morrissey: The More I See, The More I Like

WHT Profile: Josh Morrissey 

Layered throughout recent conversations about the Winnipeg Jets is a quibble shared by both fans and pundits alike: The Jets lack depth and talent on the left-side of the defense.  Often lost in the outcry is that the Jets actually do have a very talented, young left-handed defenseman, and his name is Josh Morrissey. [Read more…]

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