Note: It was a busy Tuesday for conference calls as we heard from Mason Appleton, Nate Thompson and Derek Forbort.
Sportsnet: 31 Thoughts. Jets related numbers include 12 (Winnipeg showed interest in MacKenzie Weegar, Roslovic likely heading to new team) and 13 (does Stastny’s acquisition mean Laine rumours quiet down).
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets snag winner in Thompson. (Paywall). He was extremely open/candid in his media availability yesterday. Mike on what the veteran brings to the Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press: Forbort a familiar face to Jets. (Paywall). Minnesota Nice meet Friendly Manitoba.
Winnipeg Sun: Forward Nate Thompson thankful for new contract and four years of sobriety. The Alaskan product was quite open about what he has dealt with in the past and it is evident how much he cherishes the opportunity to continue to ply his trade in the NHL. Ted also covers the Appleton and Forbort pressers in this column as well as touching on the latest Jets trade rumours.
Winnipeg Sun: Jets Setting -Free Agency so far. Sun sports reporters Scott Billeck and Ted Wyman discuss the free agency period thus far for the Winnipeg Jets, touch on Derek Forbort’s addition, talk Jack Roslovic and Sami Niku, and more in the latest edition of Jets Setting.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: I pride myself at doing the little things really well. Newly signed Winnipeg Jets centre Nate Thompson joined Rick Ralph and Darrin Bauming on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed his decision to sign with the Jets, his experience being a free agent in the past and the role he’ll play for Winnipeg.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Jets are a perfect fit for Cole Perfetti. TSN’s Craig Button joined Rick Ralph and Darrin Bauming on the Afternoon Ride. They discussed the Jets first round pick Cole Perfetti, how the Jets defense is currently constructed and the outlook for the team next season.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Roslovic trade talks continue to swirl for Jets. Winnipeg Free Press reporter Mike McIntyre joined the Big Show to discuss the first few days of free agency for the Jets, why Nate Schmidt did not go to Winnipeg as well as the latest on Jack Roslovic and where the Jets could move the young forward.