Note: The search for a head coach appears to be over for the Jets with news from Darren Dreger of TSN that the team is gonna hire Rick Bowness who is a familiar name to folks in Winnipeg having been a player and coach with the 1.0 version. Update: Jets have now made it official.
Note II: The attention will now switch to the 2022 NHL Draft which takes place in Montreal on Thursday July 7th and Friday July 8th. A reminder that the Jets have two 1st round picks (14th overall and 30th overall), one 2nd round pick, one 3rd round pick, one 6th round pick and one 7th round pick.
Sportsnet: 32 Thoughts. Interesting comment about Brenden Dillon (14) as the Jets could look to open some space on the left side. Also talks about Wheeler, Dubois and Wheeler.
Dobber Hockey: Fantasy Take: Bowness Going to Winnipeg. While it’s a bit early to start to think of your fantasy team here are some considerations for those of you who select Jets players on your team.
The Athletic Winnipeg: Jets players with most to gain or lose under Rick Bowness as coach. (Paywall). It is going to be a fascinating 2022-23 season in Manitoba.
CTV News Atlantic: Maritimer named new head coach for Winnipeg Jets Includes some commentary from Darren Dreger on the hiring.
Illegal Curve Hockey Show: Saturday Podcast. Topics covered was the news that the Jets have hired Rick Bowness to be their next head coach. The process of hiring a head coach in Winnipeg. What is going to happen with Pierre-Luc Dubois? Questions surrounding the Jets roster heading into next season. The Jets having two 1st rounders at next week’s Draft in Montreal. Long-term and short-term plans for the Jets. We were joined by draft expert Chris Peters of DailyFaceoff.