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ESPN analyst Chris Peters talks Winnipeg Jets prospect Dylan Samberg

Insight into why Dylan Samberg is heading back to school.

On Saturday’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show on TSN 1290 Winnipeg we spoke with Chris Peters who is an NHL Draft and prospects analyst for ESPN.  At the end of our chat I asked him about Jets 2017 2nd round pick Dylan Samberg who has made the decision to return to college for his junior (third) season as his University of Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs challenge for a third straight national title.

Dylan Samberg at Jets Development Camp in 2018

Photo Credit: Dave Mahussier

Some Jets fans are worried that Samberg could opt to choose free agency (which wouldn’t be an option until after the conclusion of his senior or fourth college season) on August 15th, 2021.  Chris felt it had more to do with development/ability to jump to the NHL from college and you can listen to his response to my question about Samberg choosing to remain in the NCAA over the NHL/AHL route at this point in his young career.

Chris Peters on Dylan Samberg.

As always stay tuned for the latest Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose news by keeping it locked to our web site and on social media including Twitter | Facebook | Instagram.  You can also follow me on twitter as well (@icdave).

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Ensure you are up-to-date before we start all over again tomorrow morning.

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