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‘The team means a lot to me’: Scheifele says proud to be Winnipeg Jet – Winnipeg

After a frustrating 2021-22 season on social media, speculation abounded about his future with the franchise, but Winnipeg Jets star Marc Scheifel expressed positive feelings towards his team. He says he only has one.

“(The team) means a lot to me,” Scheifele told 680 CJOB. “It’s the club that drafted me and gave me a chance at seventh overall. I’ve been there my whole career. (The Jets) means a lot to me,” he said. Told.

“Respect for an organization makes you want things to go well, especially as a leader. You want things to go in the right direction. We want it to be the best possible.

“I think that’s why there was a lot of anger at the end of the year from a lot of people — because we want to win. I hope we are in the best possible scenario.”

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Scheifele said missing the playoffs was frustrating at the end of the season when he and his teammates expected much more success.

“It was one of those funky years with a lot of weird things happening.

“We’re all emotional, we want the best, we want to be successful…and a lot of frustration thoughts go through our minds when the year doesn’t go as planned.”

Scheifele, who turns 30 this season, is thrilled to be back on the ice in Jets colors this fall and is happy with his conversations with the team’s coaching staff, including new head coach Rick Bowness. Told.

He said long-standing rumors that the Jets were struggling with inter-squad personality clashes and locker room animosity were unfounded.

“It was a BS load of having problems with the room,” he said.

“When you’re not successful, you can’t be lucky enough to get excited when expectations aren’t met.”

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“Our locker room is a great group of players. We have a very close-knit team. “

The Jets preseason begins September 25 against the Oilers in Edmonton, followed two days later by a home game against the Ottawa Senators at the Canada Life Center.


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