Category Archives: Winnipeg Jets

McKenzie: Byfuglien, Ladd Hot Topic for NHL Execs

“The No. 1 question I was asked this week was, ‘What’s Chevy going to do?’ And everybody wants to know what Chevy is going to do… what’s he going to do with Ladd and Byfuglien. Two guys, unrestricted free agents. They’ve had contract negotiations. I think Ladd seems to be further down the road than Byfuglien, but neither one of them is close to being done.

Heika: What it could cost to trade for Winnipeg defensemen Dustin Byfuglien

Do you think the Stars will make a play to get Dustin Byfuglien? What’ll it cost? Also, do the Stars start looking for a new goalie prospect since Jack Campbell isn’t doing too well?

Heika: I do think the Stars are in the market for a high-end defenseman, and they will be in talks with any that are available. Alex Goligoski, Jason Demers and Jordie Benn can all become UFAs in the summer, and Jim Nill is in the process of assessing those players. He also has two capable youngsters in Patrik Nemeth and Jamie Oleskiak, as well as three great prospects in the minors.

Are the Caps interested in Dustin Byfuglien?

According to TSN’s Elliotte Friedman, the Caps at least have interest in a big name defenseman to take his place. In his 30 Thoughts column, Friedman writes, “With Brooks Orpik’s health situation uncertain, a couple of sources indicated to check Washington’s interest in Dustin Byfuglien. There’s logic to this, as their cap hits are within $300,000 of each other.”

Going to take a lot to get big Buff out of Winnipeg

Are the Jets after Winnik?

Leafs’ Winnik proves worth to possible suitor

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Could the Jets be interested in Jokinen?

Avs were highly interested in Bogosian

Jets are not done dealing yet

Trade talks heating up between Jets and Sabres writes … Kane talks heating up between Jets and Sabres

Could the Canucks trade Virtanen for Kane? writes …. Trade Talk: Virtanen for Kane?

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Jets would want a ton for Kane

From the Canucks, they would like a package of Horvat, McCann and a first rounder. That is not something the Canucks are willing to do in the current lifecycle of the organization.

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7 potential trade destinations for Evander Kane

Mike Johnston of writes … 7 potential trade destinations for Evander Kane

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Kane is done as a a Jet

Bruce Garrioch, Ottawa Sun writes … The damage is done in Winnipeg

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