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Winnipeg Jets Trade Deadline day coverage

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While the Winnipeg Jets aren’t expected to be too busy today after they added Lee Stempniak to the fold yesterday we will be covering any action live from the MTS Centre.  Be sure to stay tuned @illegalcurve for any breaking news.

As well you can tune into a special edition of NHL Mid-Week which we moved to today to discuss the Stempniak trade, break down any Jets move and take a look at the trades made around the NHL on TSN 1290 Winnipeg from 6 to 8 pm.

Tweets/TV interviews of interest for Winnipeg Jets fans:

9:50 am: John Shannon of Sportsnet.  “Contrary to earlier reports, Jets are not moving Adam Pardy”.

10:05 am: GM Kevin Cheveldayoff spoke with James Duthie of TSN and said there is a 50/50 chance of anything being done today.

10:49 am: Donuts arrive at the MTS Centre for the assembled media.


11:00 am:  Jets hit the ice for practice.  Not expecting newest Jets player Lee Stempniak on the ice this morning.

12:02 pm:  Practice is over.  We’ve spoken to the players and are now waiting for coach Maurice.   Hear from Bryan Little, Mark Stuart, Drew Stafford and Jim Slater.  Click here to listen.

12:18 pm:  Coach Maurice spoke about the players in the room deserving being rewarded for their hard play.  You can listen to his scrum audio here.

12:30 pm:  Wraps and drinks are delivered for the assembled scribes.  “Lunch” was yelled out and it was a stampede for the food.

1:43 pm:  Creeping towards the end of the trade deadline and all is quiet at the MTS Centre.  Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff will speak to the media after the deadline ends.

2:00 pm:  Deadline is over.  The Winnipeg Jets made no moves on Deadline day.

2:30 pm:  Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff will speak to the media at this time.  You can listen to his entire presser here.

To date the Jets have made the following trades this season:

December 18th, 2014:  Sent a 6th round pick in 2015 to the Carolina Hurricanes for Jay Harrisson.

February 2nd, 2015:  Sent Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian to the Buffalo Sabres for Tyler Myers, Drew Stafford, Joel Armia, Brendan Lemieux and a 1st round pick in 2015.

February 25th, 2015:  Sent a 2016 3rd round pick to the Carolina Hurricanes for Jiri Tlusty.

March 1st, 2015:  Sent Carl Klingberg to the New York Rangers for Lee Stempniak.

Draft Picks for 2015:

1st round – 2

2nd round – 1

3rd round – 1

4th round – 1

5th round – 0

6th round – 1

7th round – 2