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Note: With the World Championship in the rear-view mirror the Jets are mostly in offseason mode. Obviously TrotzWatch continues but as you’ll read below that doesn’t sound like it will be resolved anytime soon. However courtesy of CapFriendly we do know that the Jets inked 2020 6th rounder Tyrel Bauer ahead of the June 1st deadline to a three-year ELC. And with the Rangers win last night the condition of the Andrew Copp trade activates, upgrading the Jets 2nd rounder into a 2022 1st-round pick.

Note II: Today at 3 PM we will be hosting a Moose end of season roundtable as I will be joined by Manitoba play-by-play voice Daniel Fink as well as Austin Siragussa of MooseTV to discuss the 2021-22 season for the AHL club of Winnipeg. We have our first two guests booked as we will be joined by Moose GM (Jets AGM) Craig Heisinger as well as Moose head coach Mark Morrison. We will have Jets prospect Declan Chisholm joining the show, leading scorer Mikey Eyssimont as will alternate captain Cole Maier. Be sure to join us on today’s show here on our YouTube channel.

Note III: We wrap up our 2021-22 coverage of the Winnipeg Ice this morning with Jake Maurice’s end of season recap. Be sure to check it out.

Jets news:

The Athletic Winnipeg: Latest on Winnipeg Jets coaching search, Scott Arniel and Barry Trotz. (Paywall). Seems a bit cart before the horse type of situation unless this was done in consultation with Barry Trotz. I cannot imagine that the Jets would make a strong play for the former Islanders coach and make this move without his knowledge.

Winnipeg Sun: Fans split on Cheveldayoff, know exactly who they want as next head coach. I was in Lake of the Woods on Sunday so I missed seeing that the results of the You Be the Boss poll from the folks at the Sun was available. If you voted or you wanna see how fans collectively voted check it out. 

Schmidt and Dillon scaled

Photo Credit: Alexander James (Illegal Curve)

Sportsnet: 32 Thoughts. Seems like Manitoba, Nevada, Michigan, Texas, Pennsylvania and maybe even Florida are all keenly paying attention to #TrotzWatch these days. Jeff Marek asked Elliotte Friedman for the latest update on yesterday’s 32 Thoughts Podcast. This is a transcription of that conversation.

Jets video:

Illegal Curve Hockey: Interview with Jets goalie Eric Comrie. If you’ve got 26 minutes to kill check out this chat with the always personable Eric Comrie as the Jets netminder covered a range of topics including an introduction to his pup Jango.