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Day 4 Free Agency RecapChiarot signs with Habs.

Note:  Today is the deadline for player-elected salary arbitration notification.  With respect to the Jets this is eligible for Eric Comrie, Andrew Copp and Neal Pionk.  For more info check out Cap Friendly who do their usual excellent job of explaining what this is all about.

Jets news:

The Athletic Winnipeg:  Winnipeg’s midsummer depth chart suggests growing pains in 2019-20.  (Paywall).  The biggest concern for this Jets team is organizational depth.  Murat takes a look under the hood to see what is there.

Montreal Gazette:  ‘Unbelievable feeling’ to join Canadiens, blue-liner Ben Chiarot saysRead about the former Jets D man from the perspective of someone from his new city.

Winnipeg Sun:  Jets lose more grit as Chiarot bolts for HabsPaul has more on the former Jets D man who departed for Montreal.

Winnipeg Free Press: Has Chevy mis-managed Jets’ window to win Cup? (Paywall).  This isn’t really an article. It’s an email conversation between sports editor Steve Lyons and retired sports columnist Paul Wiecek.  Some of these hot takes however…..

Sportsnet:  As Jets stay quiet, the Central Division is building up around them.  Opportunity knocketh for the young guns like Mason Appleton, Kristian Vesalainen, Sami Niku and Tucker Poolman this upcoming season.

Niku and Vesalainen

Photo Credit: Colby Spence

Jets video:

TSN: Can Jets wrangle their remaining free agents? The Jets have already lost a couple big names this off-season, and have some big name RFA and UFA players. Is there room to keep them all? Does Winnipeg’s depth step up? The TH panel has more.