Note: Today marks the first day of free agency. Who will the Jets sign? Be sure to stick to @illegalcurve for any and all breaking Winnipeg Jets news.
Winnipeg Free Press: Jets readying for free-agent market. Who are you looking forward to the Jets taking a run at adding for the roster next season?
Winnipeg Sun: Jets re-sign Thorburn for three years. He’s a leader in the dressing room and played wherever he was asked to last season. While some aren’t surprised that he was re-signed they were surprised to see him return for another three years. What are your thoughts?
Winnipeg Sun: Boychuk, Grabner, Kopecky could be among Winnipeg Jets trade targets. Ken examines three players who may be on the Jets radar today.
Edmonton Journal: Oilers are kicking the tires on Jets free agent Olli Jokinen, TSN’s Bob McKenzie says. Will be curious to see if the Finn ends up moving West.
TSN 1290 Winnipeg: Warm up (audio). Hustler recaps the 2014 NHL draft and play interviews with Nikolaj Ehlers, Chase De Leo and Jack Glover.
Jets moves on June 30th:
– Chris Thorburn gets three year contract.
– James Wright did not receive a qualifying offer.
– Keaton Ellerby did not receive a qualifying offer.
– Matt Halischuk did not receive a qualifying offer.
– Adam Pardy gets one year contract.
– John Albert, Ben Chiarot, Patrice Cormier, Michael Hutchinson, Carl Klingberg & Eric O’Dell all received qualifying offers.