Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff end of season press conference

Posted by David Minuk in Winnipeg Jets on April 16, 2014 — No Comments

April 16, 2014 Kevin Cheveldayoff

On signing Paul Maurice to a four year deal:

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Is he concerned that his ‘core group’ is missing prime opportunity by missing playoffs?

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On the perception that Ondrej Pavelec is holding the team back.

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Is Ondrej Pavelec the #1 goalie for the team next season?

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On whether this will be his ‘core group’ moving forward.

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Who is the top of his priority list in terms of UFA/RFA players?

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Are there any ‘untouchables’ on this roster?

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Draft and Develop model vs. trading for a player like Setoguchi:

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On team fitness:

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Will he pursue Al Montoya to be #2 or seek same within organization?

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In hindsight, does he regret not making the decision sooner on replacing coach Noel and why does he think the players bought into the message from coach Maurice?

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What will he be looking for this summer to get team more depth?

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Where is the team in the 3-5 rebuild and is he happy with where team is at currently?

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How is evaluated by the team ownership?

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Did the availability of Barry Trotz impact his decision on coach Maurice?

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Any interest in bringing Alex Burmistrov back to the organization?

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How would he rate his own performance?

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Is this a team on the cusp?

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Anyone else going to World Championships and what does he want guys going to learn?

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His contract, Coach Maurice and many of the core players contracts expire at around same time. Coincidental or by design?

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