Note: There was a new addition yesterday to the list of players who played for Winnipeg last season but are heading elsewhere for the 2021-22 season as longtime Jet Mathieu Perreault is returning to his home province to play for the Habs on a very affordable one-year deal.
Note II: Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet is taking Jets related questions for his next mailbag which will run next Tuesday. Hit him up on twitter if you have a question.
Sportsnet: NHL free agency grades: Evaluating how each Canadian team did on Day 1. Not surprisingly the Jets get a high grade for what they’ve accomplished this last week.
Global News: Hextall on Hockey: Jets’ off-season looking positive so far. When you are able to address your team’s biggest needs without giving up a roster player or even a prospect you are having a pretty, pretty, pretty good day.
The Athletic: LeBrun: The Jets have won the offseason so far. (Paywall). High praise from the hockey insider as to what the local NHL club has done in the last week.
Illegal Curve Hockey Presents: Free Agency Round-Up:
We took a look at the moves made by the Winnipeg Jets over the last few days, where that leaves the current crop of prospects (especially those on defence), what further moves the local NHL could make, the backup situation and more.
Guests included Murat Ates of The Athletic Winnipeg as well as Jets netminder Eric Comrie.
You can watch/listen here.