Winnipeg, the city, isn’t exactly known for its luxuries. Matter of fact, according to a few San Jose Sharks last season, you would be lucky to get some sunshine, half-decent cell service and a wireless internet connection in Manitoba’s capital.
But Winnipeg, the team, is living life lavishly. So lavishly that the Jets let what most would call a top-tier second-line center, Paul Stastny, leave town as a free agent to sign with not only a conference rival but the very same team that ousted them from the Western Conference final, the Vegas Golden Knights, without breaking so much as a sweat. And for that, the Jets have Jack Roslovic to thank.
No doubt, Stastny’s shoes are sizeable ones to fill. He was a deadline acquisition who nearly put Winnipeg over the top in its quest to parade the St...
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Jared Clinton is a writer and web editor with The Hockey News. He's been with the team since 2014. He was born, raised and resides in Winnipeg, where he can be found missing the net on outdoor rinks all over town.