Jets Rumors: Team Getting Surprisingly "Little Interest" In Forward After Career-Best Season

Despite Mark Scheifele's strong season, setting a career-high with a 42-goal performance, the Winnipeg Jets are reportedly facing a surprising lack of trade interest in the 30-year-old center.

As an alternate captain and one of the highest-paid players on the team, Scheifele's overall recent performance has been frustrating for the Jets, raising concerns about his inconsistency and disengagement from the team.

Despite being just a year away from unrestricted free agency, it seems that potential suitors are hesitant to make significant trade offers for him.

Scheifele's diminishing value in the trade market could be attributed to his inconsistency over the past few seasons, and this past year especially.

While his 42-goal campaign showcased his offensive capabilities, his overall performance has left much to be desired.

A nine-game scoring drought and noticeable decline in effort and defensive play have raised questions about his commitment and motivation.

Some critics compare his behavior to that of an employee who has "quietly quit" their job, collecting a paycheck without fulfilling their responsibilities.

The lack of trade interest in Scheifele mirrors a larger issue within the Winnipeg Jets' core players.

Alongside Scheifele, other key players such as Connor Hellebuyck, and Blake Wheeler are also approaching unrestricted free agency. Photo Credit: James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports