Winnipeg Jets: Three Players They Will Consider Trading This Season

November 2nd, 2012 by Anthony Capocci Leave a reply »
The Winnipeg Jets aren’t a team that’s going to go out and make a big splash via trade. They’re a team that’s content with what they have, and are patient enough to wait for their core to grow. But like every team, they won’t pass up on an opportunity to get even better.

The Jets are Top Five in the NHL when it comes to available cap space. And with a few expiring contracts, they’ll have even more room and money to spend in 2013.

Expect the Jets to at least try and move some expiring UFA contracts this coming season. There are a few candidates that are likely to be moved.


Ron Hainsey

Ron Hainsey has been with this organization for four years and is going into the final year of his five-year contract. The Atlanta Thrashers signed him back in 2008, and Hainsey has been making $4.5 million per year ever since. The problem is he was never and will never be a $4.5 million per year player.

Hainsey is a bottom-pairing defenseman at best. He's done some good things for this franchise, but some forgettable things as well. Not to knock Hainsey, but there are times when he lo ...

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