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Winnipeg Jets head coach Rick Bowness informal media availability

Check out the informal chat with the new bench boss in Winnipeg.

Once the formal media availability concluded Jets head coach Rick Bowness spoke for an additional 9 minutes.



1. What do the comments from Paul Stastny tell him about this Jets team? (:20)
2. What does he do with an offensively talented player who doesn’t want to do the work in the other end? (1:18)
3. Has he seen that happening in Winnipeg? (1:57)
4. Who are some of the players he has spoken with already? (2:10)
5. How was the conversation with Mark Scheifele? (2:32)
6. Was he aware of the comments Mark Scheifele made at the end of the season? (3:15)
7. How different might the roster look like in October? (3:28)
8. What does the summer look like as he develops a plan for Winnipeg? (3:56)
9. When was his first conversation with Kevin Cheveldayoff? (4:52)
10. How did his five years in Tampa help him evolve as a coach? (5:14)
11. When does he hope to have his coaching staff rounded out? How many more additions? (6:18)
12. Reflecting on his past ties to Winnipeg from the Jets 1.0 days. (6:57)
13. Thoughts on the Jets D core and integrating young players. (8:05)

Audio courtesy of Cater Brooks of Game On Magazine.