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: Value in Wheeler

On Monday news broke that the Winnipeg Jets had signed Blake Wheeler to a contract.  Initially, there were no contract terms released so we were left to ponder the details of this fairly surprising (timing-wise) signing. With Wheeler having gone to arbitration last summer and having successfully obtained a contract of $2.2 million with the […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on July 20, 2011

Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis: No Time to Panic

With Ben Maxwell accepting the Winnipeg Jets’ qualifying offer and re-upping with the squad on a two-way contract for one season, some fans are beginning to worry that the team’s two most important restricted free agents, Zach Bogosian and Blake Wheeler are not getting done. Bogosian is the most important signing the Jets have, but does […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on July 18, 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