Winnipeg Jets sign Captain Andrew Ladd to 5-year/$22 million deal

NHL Winnipeg:  Jets agree to terms with Andew Ladd.  Although terms were not released, a good signing by the fledgling NHL franchise.  According to TSN’s hockey insider Darren Dreger; Ladd gets $4 mil next year and $4.5 mil for the remaining 4 years. Total. $22 million. Instant Analysis: Good on Kevin Cheveldayoff and Craig Heisinger […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Free Agency,General Jets News,Winnipeg Jets on July 5, 2011

Saturday, July 2 Winnipeg Jets Free Agency Update: Jets sign Defenseman Randy Jones, former Manitoba Moose forward Rick Rypien and defenseman Mark Flood

Winnipeg Free Press sports reporter Ed Tait has confirmed through his Twitter account that The Winnipeg Jets have signed free agent forward Rick Rypien, 27, to a one-year, $700,000 contract. Winnipeg hockey fans are very familiar with the Coleman, Alberta native as he played parts of five seasons for The Manitoba Moose of The American Hockey League.  Rypien has […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Free Agency,General Jets News,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets on July 2, 2011

Winnipeg Jets Free Agency Update: UFA Defenseman Derek Meech signs two-way deal, Jets sign Tanner Glass to a one-year deal and also sign Centre Aaron Gagnon

Illegal Curve has confirmed through Ed Tait and Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press that the Winnipeg Jets have signed Winnipeg-born defenseman Derek Meech, 27, to a one-year, two-way contract, winger Tanner Glass to a one-year deal and centre Aaron Gagnon to a one-year deal. Meech’s contract is worth $700,000 in the National Hockey […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Free Agency,General Jets News,Winnipeg Jets on July 1, 2011