Apr 22, 2015; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Anaheim Ducks right wing Emerson Etem (not shown) scores on Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) during the first period in game four of the first round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs at MTS Centre. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports
16. Winnipeg Jets
The Jets made the playoffs for the first time since moving back to Winnipeg and didn’t make many moves in the offseason.
The offseason inactivity is likely because of Winnipeg’s reliable core that featured Stanley Cup champions in Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien, as well as leading goal scorer Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little.
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Ondrej Pavelec holds Winnipeg’s fate. If Pavelec plays great, the Jets can contend for the division. If he struggles, they will have to fight for consecutive playoff appearances.
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