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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The Jacob Trouba era is over in Winnipeg…or is it?

Anyone’s guess as to how this mess plays out

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Training camp has arrived across NHL

Jets forward Chris Thorburn will be in his toughest battle yet to earn a spot on the Jets roster. At this point, expect to see him as the team’s 13th forward.

Training camps open; intriguing questions in Winnipeg

It’s the day that many hockey fans have been eagerly anticipating. On Thursday, NHL training camps opened, and we are that much closer to the 2016-17 NHL season.
Sure, we were just treated to rookie tournaments around the league (including the Jets youngsters in Penticton) and we’ve had the tremendous World Cup of Hockey to satiate our appetites, but both are just teasers for the main event.
In Winnipeg, the Jets are coming into their most intriguing camp since their whirlwind move from Atlanta to Winnipeg five years ago.

Winnipeg Jets 2016 Training Camp Schedule and Rosters
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Which Wpg Jet has most to prove at World Cup?

Intriguing story lines surround Jet players

Winnipeg Jets starting (?) goaltender Ondrej Pavelec will be under the microscope all season long, starting at the World Cup.

After a summer that has seen a Blue Bombers resurgence, more playoff baseball for the Goldeyes, we now prepare for the spectacle that is the World Cup of Hockey, with seven Winnipeg Jets taking the ice for their respective teams.

It promises to be an entertaining tourney, with lots to offer from a national pride angle, to the new wrinkle of teams like Team North America, which is heavy on Jets content. While Jets fans don’t have much to cheer on nationally (strong team, but no Jets), many will adopt Team NA, while at the same time getting to see why someone like Dustin Byfuglien isn’t as much fun to watch when playing against your team.
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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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