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Resident of Windsor, Ontario. Extensive knowledge of both the NHL and junior hockey in Canada, particularly the OHL. Writer for THW covering the Winnipeg Jets and the OHL as well as covering Phoenix Coyotes prospects for Hockey's Future.

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Recent Articles by Andrew

Anyone else miss this from the game the other night? Niklas Kronwall wore an "A" for the Detroit Red Wings while Kris Draper and Pavel Datsyuk sat out. (Image via Kat)

What To Make Of The Niklas Kronwall Hit Parade

If you watched the game between the Detroit Red Wings and Philadelphia Flyers last night or caught the highlights on any sports network’s morning loop then you were certain to see […]

by · March 7, 2012 · 37 comments · News/Commentary
Dan Bylsma has the Crosby-less Penguins in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race (Tom Turk/THW)

The Year of the Coach: Lengthy List of Candidates For Jack Adams Award (Part 2)

Yesterday I looked at the Western Conference head coaches who will be getting some mention for the Jack Adams Award. Mike Babcock, Barry Trotz, Ken Hitchcock, Dave Tippett and Alain […]

Ken Hitchcock answered questions from Blues fans on Tuesday

The Year of the Coach: Lengthy List of Candidates For Jack Adams Award (Part 1)

As the NHL begins towards the stretch drive of a tightly contested regular season, there is something that is starting to stand out. While individual performances from the likes of […]

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Bang For The Buck: February Edition

For the first time in two months there is a new name atop the list of the best bargain players in the NHL. Pierre-Alexandr Parenteau supplants Brian Elliott at number […]

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Red-Hot Power-Play Helps Move Jets Into Southeast Lead

Who would have thunk it? After 63 games of their season, the Winnipeg Jets are in first place of a division in the National Hockey League. At this time last […]

by · February 24, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets

Winnipeg Jets Must Keep Foot On Gas

Having looked impressive during their current three game win streak, there hasn’t been much to complain about in any aspects of the Winnipeg Jets game. They have created offense, played […]

by · February 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets
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Blake Wheeler Leads Jets in Dream Start to Home Stand

Embarking on what is without question the most important stretch of games for them this year, the Winnipeg Jets could not have asked for a better way to start their […]

by · February 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets
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Top 5 Teams You Don’t Want Rick Nash To Go To

With the near certainty that Rick Nash will be traded, contending teams are lining up in hopes of landing the prize piece at this year’s trade deadline. The list of […]

by · February 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Despite Squandered Oppurtunities, Jets Remain In Playoff Hunt

Despite Squandered Oppurtunities, Jets Remain In Playoff Hunt

There could not have been a better time than last night for the Winnipeg Jets to play a team below them in the standings on home ice. With the two teams […]

by · February 15, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets
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Five Underrated Trade Pieces

As the trade deadline approaches, much of the excitement will be drawn from speculation of where the major players will be heading. Names like Jeff Carter, Bobby Ryan, Ales Hemsky […]

by · February 13, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Miscues Cost Jets In Ugly Loss To Penguins

Miscues Cost Jets In Ugly Loss To Penguins

With two goals in the opening eight minutes of Saturday’s afternoon affair against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Winnipeg Jets could not have asked for a better start. Kyle Wellwood and […]

by · February 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins, Winnipeg Jets
Ondrej Pavelec has a 1.33 GAA in the 3 game win streak (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Jets Steal Two Big Points In D.C.

For close to 58 minutes, the Winnipeg Jets could not solve Tomas Vokoun and the Washington Capitals. With a little over two minutes remaining in the third period, the game, […]

by · February 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Winnipeg Jets