Cheveldayoff banking on same old Jets

Adding a centre was a top priority for the Jets and they were able to bring in Mathieu Perreault,...

Adding a centre was a top priority for the Jets and they were able to bring in Mathieu Perreault, who essentially replaces veteran Olli Jokinen on the roster. (QMI Agency Files)

KEN WIEBE, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:21 PM ET

Going into the off-season, there was a prevailing feeling the Winnipeg Jets might look a lot different in the fall than they did last spring.

With roughly six weeks to go before training camp opens, it’s clear that won’t be the case.

There’s still some time for Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff to do some tinkering before training camp opens in mid-September, but as of right now it looks like he’s banking on this group taking the next step without much help from the outside.

Although there were some whispers of potential movement at the NHL Draft, Cheveldayoff didn’t pull off a blockbuster trade.

Adding a centre was a top priority for the Jets and they were able to bring in Mathieu Perreault, who essentially replaces veteran Olli Jokinen on the roster.


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