Now that Arbitration has awarded Jacob Trouba for a 1 year $5.5M contract the Jets have 48 hours to accept the ruling or turn it down which will make Trouba an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Trouba was the Jets’ first-round pick at ninth overall in the 2012 NHL Draft and there is no doubt they will let him walk away next summer for no return.
The returns are probably better for the Jets if they trade him before this season starts, but then who will make that trade based on the
Well i think Lou will try hard to bring him to the Isle.
They only have 6 D men signed and those guys are unimpressive.
However they could hold onto him and try to get more at the trade dead line next year.
He comes across as a narcissistic immature punk to me, but that said, if the Wings can land him and lock him up long term he would be a serious building block for the team as a 1RHD that we have lacked since the days of Rafalski and truthfully even further back than that. I would love to see him wearing the winged wheel in the hopes that his attitude improves by getting out of Winnipeg. Some folks like small markets, others don't, he doesn't seem to be enamored with the city or the culture, perh