Heinola aims to crack Jets roster as Bowness focuses on solidifying defence
3 days ago - By Sportsnet
WINNIPEG - As Rick Bowness was rattling off ways he'd like to see his defence corps improve this season - and the qualities he would be looking for from the group - you couldn't help but get the sense he was talking about elements you can find in Ville Heinola 's game.
Whether it was the aggressive nature or willingness to get involved in the rush and provide a second wave of offence that Bowness is seeking, the Winnipeg Jets 2019 first-rounder is the type of player who could certainly contribute in those areas, among others.
So is it safe to pencil Heinola into the opening-day roster on...
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