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The Winnipeg Jets select Nathan Smith 91st overall

Source: Arctic Ice Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

The Jets are going with a NCAA commit this round. The Winnipeg Jets have drafted Nathan Smith from the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL in the third round. He is a 19 year old who has a late birthday and missed last years draft by a month. Smith is from Florida and played high school hockey in Florida before moving to Cedar Rapids in the USHL. He was a prolific scoring playing high school hockey; recording 44 points in 13 games his final season on Florida. In the USHL he had 47 points including 17 goals in 51 games. Solid output in a league that was a major step up for him. He is committed to attend Minnesota State University (Mankato) next year and the Jets

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Winnipeg Jets Select David Gustafsson With 60th Pick

Source: Jets Nation
Date: 2018-06-23

The Winnipeg Jets have selected David Gustafsson with the 60th pick in the second round of the NHL Draft. Gustafsson is a 6’2″, 196lbs, Centre that spent the 2017-18 season with HV71 in the SHL. Gustafsson’s ranking was all over the map coming into the draft. Canucks Army had him listed as the 27th best player in the draft which would indicate he could turn into a steal. However, when looking at some of the other rankings, he was a lot lower. Bob McKenzie ranked him 64th, while Hockeyprospect.com ranked him 106th. CANUCKSARMY’S 2018 NHL DRAFT PROFILES: #27 David Gustafsson One of the reasons Gustafsson’s ranking is not consistent is due to his playing style. Gustafsson is a big body that is known for his defensive prowess. A great faceoff man, he should fit well

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Winnipeg Jets 2018 Second Round Draft Pick (60th overall): David Gustafsson

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

Meet the Jets 2nd round pick.

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The Winnipeg Jets select David Gustafsson 60th overall

Source: Arctic Ice Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

The Winnipeg Jets are going to Sweden. The Winnipeg Jets have selected David Gustafsson from Sweden’s HV 71. He played in three different levels of hockey this year, ultimately ending up with the top-level team where he recorded 12 points in 45 games. He also played both under-18 and under-20 tournaments recording seven points in seven games at the Under-18 World Men’s Championships and zero points in four games with the under-20 team. Gustafsson also had a successful Ivan Hlinka Tournament where he recorded four points in five games. Our friends at Habs Eyes on the Prize describe him as a player who is more adept at defence than offence, but he is capable of generating some offence. It is unlikely that we will see him at

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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

Latest Winnipeg Jets news and video.

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All quiet for Jets on first day at NHL entry draft

Source: Winnipeg Free Press
Date: 2018-06-23

DALLAS — All was quiet on the home front Friday night, as the Winnipeg Jets were merely bystanders for the first round of the NHL draft. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff didn’t ......

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Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff breaks down day 1 at 2018 Entry Draft

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff discusses the first day of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

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Tobias Enstrom is focused on remaining in the NHL next season

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2018-06-23

Jets defenceman (for a few more days at least) expects to be back in the NHL next season.

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Jets coach couldn't bear to watch Cup final (and other revelations of a hockey lifer)

Source: Winnipeg Free Press
Date: 2018-06-23

DALLAS – He couldn't bring himself to do it. Not even one little peek. No, Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice admits he boycotted the Stanley Cup final, saying the wound ......

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Stars make Bowness assistant, Lightning promote Halpern

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2018-06-22

DALLAS — The Dallas Stars hired veteran assistant Rick Bowness to serve on rookie coach Jim Montgomery’s staff. General manager Jim Nill announced the hire Friday before the NHL draft, after the Tampa Bay Lightning replaced Bowness on Jon Cooper’s staff with former NHL forward and minor league assistant Jeff Halpern. Lightning GM Steve Yzerman announced the promotion of Halpern from the American Hockey League’s Syracuse Crunch. Bowness, 63, spent the past five seasons as a Tampa Bay assistant and has also worked for the Jets, Bruins, Senators, Islanders, Coyotes and Canucks. The Lightning parted ways with him after losing in the East

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