Winnipeg Free Press: In this year’s NHL draft, second is better than first. (Paywall). Quite the bold statement, the veracity of which we will likely not be know for a few years.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets know who they want at NHL draft. (Paywall). While it seems pretty clear that Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff knows who Winnipeg will take in second but he wasn’t sharing.
Winnipeg Sun: Trading Trouba? No way, says Chevy. It was an interesting response to Paul’s question.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets talk — and joke, and ask for recipes — with Big 3 prospects. Sounds like the Jets GM should brush up on his Finnish.
TSN: Who will be odd goalie out? (video). Which one of the three Winnipeg Jets goalies is least likely to return? That’s Hockey explains why it makes the most sense to move Michael Hutchinson as 23-year-old Connor Hellebuyck is the goalie of the future.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Hustler and Lawless. The guys discuss where the negotiations stand between the Winnipeg Jets and RFA Jacob Trouba. Lawless shares the conversation he had with Trouba’s agent, and compares that with what Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff said in Tuesday’s pre-draft availability.
Illegal Curve: Kevin Cheveldayoff pre-draft chat. The Jets GM spoke for about 30 minutes yesterday and covered both draft and non-draft topics.