The Winnipeg Jets trimmed thier roster on Saturday, sending seven players to the AHL's St. John's IceCaps.

Forwards Austen Brassard, Scott Kosmachuk and Ryan Olsen, defencemen Brenden Kichton, Julian Melchiori and Will O'Neill as well as goaltender Jussi Olkinoura were sent down.

The Jets open the regular season against the Coyotes in Arizona on Oct 9.