Rick Bowness Reveals How He Desperately Tried To Get Dubois To Re-Sign

Published October 16, 2023 at 5:34 PM
Rick Bowness recently opened up about how he tried desperately to get Dubois to sign an extension with the Winnipeg Jets.

Bowness Had No Issue with Dubois and Wanted him to Re-Sign

Pierre-Luc Dubois has had a tough few years, bouncing around teams after asking to be traded, all before he turned 25. That has left fans thinking he was a problem on the team, and that no one wanted to play with him.

Rick Bowness, however, tells a different story. He recently discussed how he did everything he could to try and re-sign Dubois.

"I had no problem with Dubie. I talked to him an awful lot. I was trying to convince him to stay, but that wasn't going to happen no matter what. He made it no secret he wasn't going to sign a long-term deal here."

Dubois Had to Do What Was Right for Him

In a recent article, Dubois also opened up about his decision to get out of Winnipeg. Ultimately, he said he had to do what was best for him, and that he only gets one career in the NHL.

PL Dubois forced his way out of two NHL cities before he turned 25.

Speculation about Dubois' intentions ran rampant. Was it John Tortorella? Was it about playing in Montreal?:

Dubois makes his return to Winnipeg tomorrow night.
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Rick Bowness Reveals How He Desperately Tried To Get Dubois To Re-Sign

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