Winnipeg Free Press: Jets will pay a price for collecting chips in Vegas. (Paywall). While we have focused on the Entry Draft the eyes of many are on the Expansion Draft which will have a major impact on how GMs manage their teams.
Winnipeg Sun: Poor draft performance by Atlanta Thrashers set Winnipeg Jets organization back for years. Often times the success of a draft class is what you were able to get on Saturday (rounds 2-7) more than what you did on the Friday (round 1).
TSN: Cheveldayoff knows who he wants. (video). Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff joins James Duthie to discuss the importance of this year’s draft for the franchise, if he intends to shop Winnipeg’s 22nd pick, if he would prefer a defenceman or forward with that pick and more.
Sportsnet: 14 most anticipated games on the 2016-17 NHL schedule. Jets have two of their games on this list. If you’d like to see the entire Winnipeg Jets schedule which was released yesterday check it out here.
Globe and Mail: Top picks highlight why NHL draft is shaping up to be the Year of the Finn. Fans in this city will like the comments from the Finnish Flash.
Illegal Curve: Michael Hutchinson signs two year deal. Plenty of buzz as the Jets signed their RFA goalie.
Illegal Curve: Michael Hutchinson scrum. How does it feel to have a new contract? What was the process like? How does he see himself fitting with three goalies in the mix? Does he think about next year’s expansion draft? What is his focus this summer heading into next season? Roller coaster last season, what was biggest challenge? How much has the adversity helped him early into his career? What was it like spending time with Garth Brooks? Is he training in Winnipeg? Does he have to change his mentality for next season? Are the tweaks on ice or off ice? Any apprehension on the goalie equipment change? How much attention will he be paying to the draft this weekend? What was his reaction to the Jets moving up to the second overall pick.