Deconstructing Alexander Burmistrov

So, who exactly is Alexander Burmistrov? Well, you might know that he was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in 2010 with the 8th overall pick and you might know that he played 74 games for the Thrashers last season as a 19-year-old, registering 6 goals and 14 assists but after that, what else do you […]

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Columns,Roster Analysis,Winnipeg Jets on July 18, 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