Where do the Winnipeg Jets go from here?
It’s tough to go from the exhilarating high of sweeping Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl (and some other guys) out of the playoffs to the crushing low of getting swept out yourself in pathetic fashion.
But now the Winnipeg Jets have some big questions to ask themselves about next season and beyond. That’s mostly because they do not have a lot of money or players coming off the books.
Their only pending unrestricted free agents are big-money 35-year-old centre Paul Stastny (paid $6.5-million against the cap this season), middle-money 33-year-old winger Mathieu Perreault ($4.125-million AAV), and low-cost options like Nate Thompson, Trevor Lewis, Dominic Toninato, Jordie Benn, Derek Forbort, Tucker Poolman, and Laurent Brossoit. Those seven players cost less combined than Stastny and Perreaul
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