When Jacob Trouba returns to the Jets…

Winnipeg Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has not wavered at all when it comes to Jacob Trouba. Unless another NHL team offers a king’s ransom, Trouba is going nowhere, which is why it is hard to imagine Trouba not back with team in the very near future.

So, Winnipeg Jets General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff and estranged defenceman Jacob Trouba’s agent Kurt Overhardt apparently had one of the most talked about stairwell encounters since Kevin McAllister met the wet bandits on the stairs in Home Alone.
Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman said the two chatted recently, with another NHL insider saying Chevy and Overhardt have had a chat about once a week on the status of the situation.

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Seven weeks and counting…

A lot to be optimistic about, but Trouba deal a huge question mark

Getting Jacob Trouba signed will be a significant impact on Winnipeg’s chances for success this season.

After arguably the most important offseason in the short history of the reincarnated Winnipeg Jets, answers will start to flow on Oct. 13 at MTS Centre.
Most important? Thanks to a lottery ball, the Jets have a potential pure goal scorer for the first time since moving to Winnipeg. They also locked up the player they expect to be the franchise’s number one centre for years to come, and hopefully have gotten Jacob Trouba inked to either a bridge deal or a long-term mega deal.
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