Note: With the Jets securing the second overall pick we take a look at the projected pick Patrik Laine.
Winnipeg Sun: Worlds of interest. With Jets fans not necessarily tuning into the Stanley Cup Playoffs they have another tournament with a bit more relevance to folks that follow the Winnipeg Jets.
Winnipeg Sun: Hockey gods smile on Jets. And you thought that the Jets didn’t have any luck.
Sportsnet: Jets could look to trade other first-round pick. (video – includes a 12 minute chat with GM Kevin Cheveldayoff). Don’t misread that headline. It says ‘other’ as many are so focused on the 2nd overall pick they’ve forgotten the Jets have the 22nd pick courtesy of the Ladd trade with Chicago.
Sportsnet: Patrik Laine’s NHL Draft Lottery interview was glorious. (video). Think Jeff Spicoli from Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
TSN: Off-season game plan. Looks at a Jets team that has a roster that is ready to contend which just needs some goaltending to back it up.
The Hockey News: Patrik Laine gives Winnipeg the best problem in all of hockey. The Jets are dealing with an embarrassment of riches right now which is vastly preferable to the embarrassment of missing the playoffs once again.
Winnipeg Jets Director of Amateur Scouting Mark Hillier joined Hustler & Lawless and discussed the Jets win of the second overall pick at the NHL Draft Lottery and some of the players available at this year’s NHL Draft.
Scott Brown, Winnipeg Jets Sr. Director of Corporate Communications shares his experience being in the room where the NHL Draft Lottery was conducted.
TSN Hockey Analyst Dave Poulin joins Hustler & Lawless to recap the NHL Draft Lottery, discuss Toronto’s win of the number one pick, and the type of player Winnipeg can expect to get with the number two overall selection.
Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press discusses the Winnipeg Jets win of the 2nd Overall Pick at the NHL Draft Lottery and what it means for the franchise going forward.