If you are a fan of the Winnipeg Jets, then you know that the only thing that matters right now is how they are expected to perform in the 2021 season. Do the Winnipeg Jets have the star power to make it all the way to the playoffs and win the Stanley Cup in 2022?
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Maurice will be entering his 24th season as a NHL head coach and his 9th with the Jets. Spanning those 24 years he had made stops in Hartford, Toronto and two in Carolina and now with Winnipeg. He has made only 9 playoff appearances including each of the last 4 years. Despite his longevity, he has yet to win a Stanley Cup and only has coached in 1 of them. Holding a career record of (62-670-125 including 99 Ties in the regular season he added 41 playoff wins and 51 playoff losses.
Going into his 6th season as the Jets shot stopper he is a Vezina award winner. Over the course of his career he has posted 24 shutouts. Going along with his Vezina trophy, he is a 1 time National Hockey League all-star. Logging a .917 Save percentage and 2.63 Goals Against Average he is a top NHL goaltender. The Jets are looking towards him for a solid campaign if they want to extend their playoff streak and make a run at a Stanley Cup.
Scheifele has spent his entire 9 year career with the Jets. Going into his tenth season, he has proven to be a scoring threat, putting up over 20 Goals each season in the past 6 years. Going along with his impressive goal scoring he has also added 30+ Assists in multiple years. He has also been one of the Jets best playoff performers netting 18 Goals and 13 Assists in 33 games.