The Winnipeg Jets have checked most of the boxes on their offseason to-do list in regards to restricted free agents. They’ve agreed to a long-term contract with Vezina-nominated goaltender Connor Hellebuyck, locked up terrific team-first forward Adam Lowry for the next three years, and retained spark-plug fourth-liner Brandon Tanev for another year. In addition, Tucker
The Winnipeg Jets had high hopes when they acquired Paul Stastny at the 2018 trade deadline. It’s doubtful even they imagined him hitting these heights, however. With 15 points in 13 playoff games and a two-goal performance in the Game 7 victory over Nashville, Stastny has justified his high pricetag in a way few deadline
The Winnipeg Jets’ signing of veteran tough guy Matt Hendricks to a cheap, one-year deal should not have been big news. Hendricks is a late offseason veteran addition, the kind most teams make this time of year, and should not have inspired any vitriol in Jets fans. Yet his $700,000 contract earned plenty of scorn.