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The Winnipeg Jets trade Drew Stafford

6th round conditional pick coming back from the Boston Bruins.

NHL: Winnipeg Jets at San Jose Sharks Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

...and here we go!

The Winnipeg Jets have traded Drew Stafford to the Boston Bruins for a conditional 2018 6th round pick. The Jets didn’t retain any of Stafford’s salary.

Stafford had a up and down year after a injury slowed him down. A 4th line player of late, Stafford was a pending UFA, and was a pivotal part of the trade that saw Evander Kane become a Buffalo Sabre.

With the return of Andrew Copp and Marko Dano from injury, the writing was on the wall for Stafford to be jettisoned out of jetsville.

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Here’s Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff on today’s developments...