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Jets Continue to Improve Defensive Corp with Schmidt Trade

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-07-29

One day after adding a top-four defenseman to his team’s left side, Winnipeg Jets’ GM Kevin Cheveldayoff added the same to his team’s right side, acquiring Nate Schmidt from the…

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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Source: Yahoo Sports
Date: 2021-07-29

Note: With the Jets having done their damage on Monday (signed Paul Stastny, traded for Brenden Dillon) and Tuesday (traded for Nate Schmidt, signed Eric Comrie)the local NHL club wasn’t expected to be a player on Wednesday. So instead we take a look at which players who played for Winnipeg last season are heading elsewhere for the 2021-21 season.

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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2021-07-29

Your source for all the latest Jets and Moose news, video and audio. The post Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.

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Jets newcomer Schmidt clears air on no-trade clause, vows bounceback after tough year in Vancouver

Source: Yahoo Sports
Date: 2021-07-29

I didn’t have my feet moving as much as I have in the years past, getting up into the play and being a little more in-your-face defensively with how we played,” Schmidt said. Having watched Neal Pionk and Josh Morrissey, Schmidt said he missed moving the puck up the ice and being the “second wave” of offence. It’s something that faltered in his game on Canada’s west coast.

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Jets in the driver's seat

Source: Yahoo Sports
Date: 2021-07-29

Nearly everything general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and his staff have done since that five-year, US$41.25 million extension was signed revolves around the goal of winning a Stanley Cup before the captain's contract runs out after the 2023-24 season. "It was one of those things where if he had gone off into free agency, I think the path of the organization would have likely gone in a different direction," Cheveldayoff recently admitted.

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Jets in the driver's seat

Source: Yahoo Sports
Date: 2021-07-29

Nearly everything general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and his staff have done since that five-year, US$41.25 million extension was signed revolves around the goal of winning a Stanley Cup before the captain's contract runs out after the 2023-24 season. "It was one of those things where if he had gone off into free agency, I think the path of the organization would have likely gone in a different direction," Cheveldayoff recently admitted.

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Cheveldayoff opts for trades over free agency to complement Jets’ core

Source: Sportsnet
Date: 2021-07-29

WINNIPEG — With the roster renovation nearly complete, the goalposts are shifting and it’s time for the Winnipeg Jets core group to reward the general manager for the faith he’s shown in them. While Wednesday was a mostly quiet one when it comes to free agency, Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff had already taken care of much of the heavy lifting in the days leading up to the floodgates opening for the annual spending spree. One thing is certain: Cheveldayoff isn’t going to wake up Thursday morning with a case of buyer’s remorse after overpaying and outbidding one of his counterparts. Instead of getting into a number of bidding wars when players hit the open market, Cheveldayoff opted to upgrade his defence via trade with the additions of Nate Schmidt and Brenden Dillon and choosing t

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Illegal Curve Hockey Presents: Free Agency Round-Up

Source: Illegal Curve Hockey
Date: 2021-07-29

We look back at a wild day of NHL transactions with a focus on the Winnipeg Jets moves the last few days. The post Illegal Curve Hockey Presents: Free Agency Round-Up first appeared on Illegal Curve Hockey.

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Chevy's work not over yet

Source: Winnipeg Free Press
Date: 2021-07-29

Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff still has plenty of work ahead of him as he tries to finalize his roster for the 2021-22 NHL season. While the coming days, weeks ......

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Luke Johnson signs one-year deal with Winnipeg Jets

Source: Yahoo Sports
Date: 2021-07-29

Jul. 28—As a junior at UND, Luke Johnson settled into a key role on the best team in the country. Johnson played second-line center, where he scored 11 goals — tying for fourth on the team — and was asked to play against every opponent's best line. His line, along with Rhett Gardner and Austin Poganski, became known as the Heavy Line as they excelled in that defensive role for a Fighting Hawks ...

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