If the Winnipeg Jets are sellers for the trade deadline, here are three Jets players that could be traded at or before March 21.
The 2022 NHL trade deadline is quickly approaching and it is just only a couple of weeks away. The deadline this year is on March 21, and there may be many interesting storylines as we get closer especially considering the Winnipeg Jets play up to this point in the 2021-2022 season.
The Jets have not performed well and if they do not start to make headway in catching up in the playoff race then there is a great chance that Winnipeg may be a seller at the deadline and get a headstart in planning for the 2022-2023 season.
Winnipeg has a great number of players that would be a great asset to any team making a run for the Stanley Cup and here are three players that have a chance of being traded by the deadline if the Jets are in fact sellers.
3. Paul Stastny
The thirty-six-year-old veteran centerman is a pending unrestricted free agent (“UFA”) at the end of this season when his current contract with an average annual value of $3,750,000 expires this offseason.
Stastny can be a great depth addition and a veteran presence to some of the younger teams who are making a run for the playoffs including the New York Rangers and Anaheim Ducks.
It will not be a surprise if the Jets stay stagnant in the standings if we begin to see Stastny’s name circulating more through the rumor mill. In return, the Jets may be able to get a draft pick and/or a conditional pick for Stastny. If the Jets do move Stastny then Dave Lowry and the Jets coaching staff may promote some prospects to an increased role for the end of the season as the Jets look to bounce back next season.