Jets announce opening day roster

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The Winnipeg Jets today announced the following roster moves in advance of setting their opening day roster for the 2021-22 NHL regular season:

  • Forward Bryan Little has been placed on long-term injured reserve.
  • Defenceman Dylan Samberg and forward CJ Suess have been placed on injured reserve.

The Jets start the season with 12 forwards, eight defencemen, and two goalies. Nineteen of the 22 players on the active roster have previously played for the Jets. Forward Cole Perfetti and defenceman Ville Heinola are the only rookies on the roster.

How the Jets were built:

Drafted (15) – Connor, Copp, Ehlers, Harkins, Heinola, Hellebuyck, Little, Lowry, Morrissey, Perfetti, Samberg, Scheifele, Stanley, Suess, Vesalainen

Trade (8) – Beaulieu, DeMelo, Dillon, Dubois, Pionk, Schmidt, Stastny, Wheeler

Free Agency (1) – Nash

Waivers (1) – Comrie