NHL

No guarantees for Jets' future as Cheveldayoff's busy off-season begins

1 month ago   |   By Sportsnet

The National Hockey League has become the strangest place.
Today, an expansion team can make it to the Stanley Cup Final, while Canada, the place where hockey means the most, can go 25 years without winning one.
Connor McDavid can play for the team with the worst power play in the game. while the Washington Capitals can finally get past their nemesis in Pittsburgh, only to face a red-hot Marc-Andre Fleury should they make it all the way to the Final.
And the Winnipeg Jets ?
Well, in any normal place, we'd say you could save a spot in the second round for the Jets for the next five springs...
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Salary cap set at $79.5 million for 2018-19 NHL season

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Rangers have some free-agent chips ahead of NHL draft

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