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Report: Winnipeg Jets Jack Roslovic changed agent (reportedly requested trade); former agent says he was simply unhappy with usage

Bit of news about the Jets forward.

Jack Roslovic with the puck

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Just when you thought things were getting quiet in Winnipeg here comes a new couple of tweets to rile everyone up.  Aaron Portzline, who covers the Blue Jackets for the Athletic and is based in Roslovic’s hometown of Columbus, had this to say this evening about the Jets forward:

I am not surprised that he wanted a bigger role but the news that he had requested a trade is a surprise. It certainly is making for an interesting “off” season here in Winnipeg.

The Jets selected Roslovic in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 2015 Entry Draft.  After being one of the best players in the AHL with the Manitoba Moose he made the jump to the Jets in 2017-18 and hasn’t looked back.  He played 77 games for Winnipeg last season finishing with 9 goals and 15 assists.

Update: Roslovic’s former agent Kenneth Robinson had this to say on Twitter disputing Portzline’s reporting regarding a trade request:

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