Latest: The Winnipeg Jets Announce An Emotional Update On Head Coach Rick Bowness' Leave Of Absence from the Team

Published November 23, 2023 at 7:34 PM
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Rick Bowness has been on a leave of absence that has spanned a month so far. Today we finally got a major but emotional update on Bowness' situation.

Bowness Takes A Leave After Wife's Health Scare



Rick Bowness first stepped away from the Jets when his wife suffered from a seizure. Here is the statement from the Jets when Bowness stepped away.




With Bowness out Scott Arniel was promoted to interim head coach for the time being. After a month of relative silence on the matter today an NHL insider gave a major update.

NHL Insider Provides Huge Update On Bowness



NHL insider Darren Dreger confirmed that Bowness' absence is nearing its end. He is reportedly in Florida for the Jets upcoming game.

«The Winnipeg Jets with some down time today in Florida. Looking forward to a quick meeting with Rick Bowness who's been away from the club the past month on a leave of absence. Bones is a well liked and highly respected man.»

With this announcement, we still do not know when Bowness will be back behind the bench. His traveling with the team is a good sign but he could take a game or two to reassimilate before coaching again.

Whenever Bowness does return it will be a celebration of all that he and his wife have overcome in the last month. We continue to have the Bowness family in our thoughts and hope for a good recovery.

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