NHL Rumors: Major Shakeup Coming for Winnipeg Jets?

According to the Hockey News, keep an eye on the Winnipeg Jets. If things don't go as planned this season, there could be some major changes including more specifically, a hot seat under general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff. 

Their report included the following:

the Jets have, for the most part, been an example of the law of diminishing returns, and they bottomed out this past season, first suffering the indignity of head coach Paul Maurice walking away from his job, then missing the playoffs for the first time since 2017, and finishing sixth in the Central Division, ahead of only Chicago and Arizona

Cheveldayoff brought in a new head coach in Rick Bowness this season, so there's certainly only a number of moves that are still options at this point. 

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I think captain Blake Wheeler could be in play if the Jets are struggling. He's been rumored on the trade market this summer, so certainly something to watch at this point. The 36-year-old has two years left on his contract, paying him $8.25 million per season.

Cheveldayoff has been a part of the Jets organization for over a decade. Keep a close eye on the team early on this season and if things don't get started as expected in Winnipeg, it could be time for changes.

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