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Jets Extend Qualifying Offers to 13 Players

Alex Burmistrov was one of 13 Jets' players to receive a qualifying offer

Alex Burmistrov was one of 13 Jets’ players to receive a qualifying offer

Source: Winnipeg Jets press release

The Winnipeg Jets announced today they extended qualifying offers to the following 13 players to retain their negotiation rights.

Zach Bogosian

Alexander Burmistrov

Patrice Cormier

Tomas Kubalik

Arturs Kulda

Bryan Little

Eric O’Dell

Edward Pasquale

Anthony Peluso

Paul Postma

Zach Redmond

Eric Tangradi

Blake Wheeler

Editor’s Note

i) By making a qualifying offer to these 13 players, the Jets retain the NHL negotiation rights to these players. In the case of Tomas Kubalik, he has already signed to play in the KHL, but should he ever want to return to the NHL, the Jets hold his negotiation rights. The same would be true if Alex Burmistrov chose to explore his options in Russia, for example.

ii) Not mentioned in the Jets’ press release are the players they chose not to extend qualifying offers towards. These players, goaltender Chris Carrozzi, forward Jason Gregoire, defenseman Will O’Neill, and forward Maxime Macenauer are now all unrestricted free agents.