Moose’s Gustafsson positively optimistic

David Gustafsson prefers to take a glass half-full approach. Sure, he wishes there had been more NHL appearances over the past two years. But he knows a strong performance on the Calder Cup Playoff stage will only boost his future prospects.

Jets get M. Barron from Rangers

The Winnipeg Jets have acquired forward Morgan Barron, two conditional second-round draft picks, and a fifth-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft from the New York Rangers in exchange for forward Andrew Copp and a sixth-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft.

Kings, Jets swap AHL defensemen

The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Nelson Nogier from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for defenseman Markus Phillips.

PTO’s about making the most of opportunities

Players on professional tryout contracts — PTO’s — serve a crucial, if sometimes overlooked, role for AHL teams. Some come in for a game, maybe a weekend, to fill a roster spot, but it is always an opportunity to leave a good impression.