Analysis of the Evander Kane contract signing.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press has confirmed that the Winnipeg Jets have signed C/LW Ben Maxwell, to a one-year, $715,000 contract. Read Ed Tait’s article here. Maxwell is only 23 years old and to date has only had a cup of tea at the NHL Level (32 games, 2 points). The former member [...]
Two days ago, we broke down the options the Winnipeg Jets had when it came to tendering Anthony Stewart a qualifying offer. Here are the options listed one through six: Qualify Anthony Stewart at $695,200, no teams tender him an offer sheet, and attempt to sign him to a one-year deal to play in Winnipeg. [...]
Tuesday was a big day in the history of the Winnipeg Jets 2.0. Team captain and points leader Andrew Ladd was signed to a five-year contract (to read Ladd’s comments on the signing click here) for a total payout of $22 million dollars. That, of course, equates to an annual salary cap hit of $4.4 [...]
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 [...]