Why Keeping Zach Bogosian is the most logical option

For some reason, rumours have been surfacing on the internet (shocking, I know) that the Jets are listening to offers for Zach Bogosian.  First off, it must be stated that every GM in the NHL will almost assuredly listen to any offer for any player.  I mean if Ray Shero was offered Steven Stamkos, Victor […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on July 27, 2011

Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis: Clarifying the Anthony Stewart Qualifying Offer Issue

Yesterday we touched on the Jets’ decision not to tender Anthony Stewart a qualifying offer and thereby allow him to become an unrestricted free agent. Some readers provided commentary on the story (by the way, thank you for that).  One specifically touched on the fact that Stewart could have been tendered an offer and then […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on July 5, 2011

Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis: Why let Anthony Stewart get away for nothing?

In light of the insanity that ensued on July 1, 2 and 3 when it came to free agency, the significance of the Winnipeg Jets not qualifying Anthony Stewart pales in comparison. Jets fans should be happy that Kevin Cheveldayoff and company did not jump into the free agent madness.  This team is building slowly […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on July 4, 2011

Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis: What is Zach Bogosian Worth?

Recently we have examined what we believe Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler are worth.  Both players are restricted free agents with some leverage much the same as a player like Zach Bogosian.  In fact, Bogosian may have more leverage than Ladd and Wheeler because of the possibility of his receiving an offer sheet from another […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on June 30, 2011

Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis: What is Blake Wheeler worth?

The Boston Bruins made a number of moves this past season, many of which worked out quite well.  Well, the truth is, even if all of the player acquisitions did not reach Peter Chiarelli’s expectations the team won the Stanley Cup so fans have little to complain about. Amongst those (successful) trades was the acquisition […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Features,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on June 27, 2011

Craig Heisinger’s Rise to Power

Craig Heisinger has come a long way since the days of equipment manager for the Winnipeg Jets. Today was a special day for him as he was named Vice President of Hockey Operations & Assistant GM of The Currently Unnamed Winnipeg NHL Franchise. Deciding to start a career in hockey, is similar to moving to […]

Posted by Michael Remis in Columns,Features,Jets Columns,Scrums,Winnipeg Jets on June 8, 2011