Winnipeg Jets Owner Weighs In On Potential Team Rebuild

Published October 28, 2023 at 10:29
BY DAWSON MCKENZIE
     
The Winnipeg Jets owner just revealed his thoughts on a potential rebuild and his plans for the future with the team.

A Turbulent Offseason Led to Speculation on Jets Rebuild



The Jets had a turbulent offseason this year, with fans and the media unsure of what direction owner Mark Chipman would want to take the Jets. With Mark Schiefele and Connor Hellebuyck on expiring contracts, it was a logical time for the team to begin a new era, however, it wasn't clear exactly what direction the Jets wanted to go, which led to a lot of speculation.

Fans online were adamant that now was a time for a rebuild, while others argued that they still had loads of assets that could get it done aside from Scheiefele and Hellebuyck.


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The extension to Schiefele and Hellebuyck, together nonetheless, was a sure sign that the Jets are not interested in a rebuild any time soon.

Jets Owner Says Rebuilds are Expensive



Jets owner Mark Chipman recently sat down with Darren Dreger to discuss the upcoming season, as well as attendance issues and other things Jets-related. What's interesting is Chipman's take on rebuilding, which could explain why the team isn't entering into one.

«Rebuilds are expensive, take a long time» - Chipman on a potential Jets rebuild

#NHLJets' Mark Chipman addresses team's low attendance, big picture focus in Winnipeg. #TSN hockey insider ⁦@DarrenDreger⁩'s exclusive interview:


The Jets are off to an okay start, with a 4-3 record, and if they don't get some success this year in the offseason, conversations could look different next year.

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