Demotion from the Jets could be the end
After years of mediocre results on a mediocre team, Ondrej Pavelec paid a steep price on Monday as the Winnipeg Jets made the rumour official. The franchise number one goalie since relocating to Winnipeg was being sent down to the Manitoba Moose.
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Young Finn needs time to adapt to NHL
There hasn’t been a buzz around a Winnipeg Jets draft pick like this year since the old Jets picked a skinny young kid from the Cornwall Royals named Dale Hawerchuk first overall 35 years ago.
And rightfully so. Few players come with the kind of pedigree and list of accomplishments that Patrik Laine lugs with him from Finland. He just enjoyed a hockey season that is almost unparalleled by previous draft choices, including MVP performances in the Finnish Elite League vs men and at the World Championships against some of the best men in the world.
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