Note: The Jets to-do list has narrowed to just three RFAs left including Leon Gawanke, David Gustafsson and Mason Appleton, who has an arbitration hearing scheduled for August 11th.
Note II: Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reported last night that the Jets “were one of several teams to make a more lucrative offer to UFA F Danton Heinen before he chose to return to the Pens. For Heinen, the decision was ultimately about enjoying and appreciating the situation in Pittsburgh and chasing a Stanley Cup there.”
The Hockey News: Pierre-Luc Dubois addresses trade rumors but his future in Winnipeg remains uncertain. More reaction to Monday’s presser from Lyle Richardson including the reality that Dubois’ future in Manitoba is murky.
TSN 1200 Ottawa: Incredible road I’ve traveled to Winnipeg with Rick Bowness. Winnipeg Jets assistant coach Marty Johnston talked about his hockey travels that have landed him in the NHL, his coaching mentor and meeting and being hired by Rick Bowness.
TSN 690 Montreal: He hasn’t necessarily had his transformative season yet. Senior NHL Writer at ESPN Greg Wyshynski, joins Shaun Starr on the Morning Show to talk about the Pierre-Luc Dubois situation.
Illegal Curve: Manitoba sign pair of college players to one-year deals. Couple of captains added to the AHL fold.