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

Winnipeg’s Roster Analysis Part II: Restricted Free Agents & Cap Situation

Part II.  Restricted Free Agents & Cap Situation: Next let’s identify the team’s restricted free agents.  Led by two-time Stanley Cup champion Andrew Ladd, Winnipeg will have some work to do when it comes to signing their own free agent forwards. Player Age Approximate cap hit Andrew Ladd 25 ? Blake Wheeler 24 ? Ben […]

Posted by Richard Pollock in Columns,Features,Illegal Curve News,Jets Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets,Winnipeg Jets RFA Analysis on June 1, 2011