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Winnipeg Jets Morning Papers

Your source for all the latest Jets, Moose & Ice news, video and audio.

Note: The Jets and Moose are all in offseason mode but is there really ever an offseason? If there is any news we will have it for you here.

Note II: The next big event on the NHL calendar will be the Entry Draft in Nashville which gets underway on June 28th (1st round) and June 29th (rounds 2-7). Remember to join us for live IC coverage on our YouTube channel of the first round of the Draft.

Note III: The Jets released their preseason scheduled yesterday and they also announced that they had signed Ashton Sautner to a one-year deal.

Note IV: Join us this morning at 9 AM CDT on the Illegal Curve Hockey Show for two hours Jets talk today. We will be joined by Kelly Moore of 680 CJOB and Craig Button of TSN.

Jets news:

Winnipeg Free Press: Jets at draft table: the good, bad and ugly. With the Draft less than a week away Mike takes a look back at the last 12 years of drafting.

Sportsnet: Parting ways with Wheeler likely costly but necessary move for Jets. It would have been interesting to see what might have happened had they moved him to a third line role last season to really give themselves a line that could potentially score more frequently. But Ken outlines the way things are likely to proceed with this situation.

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Sportsnet: 32 Thoughts. This is a transcript from the podcast released on Friday which interestingly suggests Dubois will narrow down his list to two or three teams and confirms that Wheeler is done as a member of the Jets and now it’s simply whether it’s via trade or buyout.

Jets video:

NHL Network: Elliotte Friedman talks NHL Draft and Winnipeg Jets. He gives his insight on Wheeler, Dubois, Scheifele and Hellebuyck.

TSN: How drastic do the changes need to be in WinnipegIt’s not often that Winnipeg is the centre of the hockey world, but that might be the case this summer with the Jets owning multiple big trade chips in Pierre-Luc Dubois and Connor Hellebuyck. The One Big Question the Jets are facing this offseason, is how drastic do the changes need to be? TSN Hockey’s Mike Johnson joins Craig Button to discuss.

TSN:  Jets have potential for an unintentional retoolWith ongoing trade talks involving Pierre-Luc Dubois and Connor Hellebuyck, and the potential of Mark Scheifele, Blake Wheeler and UFA goalie David Rittich not returning, the Jets’ roster could look much different next season than it has in previous years. John Lu has more on some of the changes that Winnipeg could be facing.

Draft video:

TSN: Jets would benefit from ‘speed demon’ MooreWhich player will Flames general manager Craig Conroy select with Calgary’s 16th pick? TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button explains why Nate Danielson would be a good fit and breaks down why ‘speed demon’ Oliver Moore could be targeted by the Jets at 18.