While most of the restricted free agent negotiations have been somewhat business as usual, the same can't be said for Patrik Laine's situation.
It doesn't seem like the shots through the media are finished though.
After the Winnipeg Jets preseason game against the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night, Maurice was asked about Andrew Copp's impressive play so far this year and he took a little shot at Laine with his answer.
“Did he tell you he wants to play with our best players?”
Paul Maurice was asked if Andrew Copp's offence was making a good case for a bigger role. "Did he tell you he wants to play with our best players?" ????
— Murat Ates (@WPGMurat) September 19, 2019