2012 1st round draft pick Jacob Trouba signs with Winnipeg Jets

Posted by David Minuk in Jets Prospect Pulse,Winnipeg Jets on April 2, 2013 — 1 Comment

Update:  Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff confirms that Trouba has been signed by the team during the 2nd intermission of the Winnipeg and New York game.

Update II:  Jacob Trouba took to twitter to share in the excitement
Jacob Trouba tweet 3

Update III:  GM Kevin Cheveldayoff spoke with the media following the Jets loss to the Islanders:

Kevin Cheveldayoff

Audio courtesy of TSN Radio 1290.

According to EJ Hradek a senior reporter for NHL Network/NHL.com it is looking so.  He just tweeted the following:

Jacob Trouba tweet

Matt Slovin, who is the Managing Editor and hockey beat writer for Michigan Daily added the following:

Jacob Trouba tweet 2

Should be interesting to see how this impacts the Jets.  We have contacted Scott Brown, Senior Director of Corporate Communications, to find out if the Jets have further comment.  We will update this post as soon we hear further.

Trouba talks

We have already examined the options for Trouba if/when he leaves college.  Listen here.

  • http://twitter.com/KrisMerrells Kris Merrells

    I just hope that this works out for him and the Jets in the long run. The Jets won’t rush things, so the bring him here, he’s ready.