May 30th, 2016 In Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Joel Armia might be in for a breakout season with the Winnipeg Jets. Or he might be in for another long stint with the AHL's Manitoba Moose. Flip a coin? What becomes of the talented young Finnish winger this season is anybody's guess at this point. Armia had some jaw-dropping moments last season, some moments that were impressive in a quieter...

May 26th, 2016 In Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Anthony Peluso has said he's not fond of the term "nuclear option" to describe himself as a hockey player. On the other hand, there's no denying that many see him in the role of a deterring force. Peluso, one of the last of the true heavyweight fighters in the NHL who might be described as enforcers, in many ways represents a greater debate...

May 17th, 2016 In Jets Prospects, Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

The Winnipeg Jets and their fans have a long history with Corey Perry and let's just say that the Jets faithful are not the biggest fans of the Ducks franchise player. After facing off with the Jets in the first round of last year's NHL Playoffs, the Ducks forward heard taunts, chirps, and was even referred to as a pop sensation when the crowd in...

May 15th, 2016 In Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Chris Thorburn has built up a lot of goodwill in the Winnipeg Jets' dressing room over his five years here. That goodwill is going to come in handy when the battles for roster spots begin in September. Yes, I'm aware it's a little early yet for us to be thinking about training camp battles and where Thorburn fits in on the finished roster, but...

May 10th, 2016 In Winnipeg Jets 0 comments

Patrik Laine and Auston Matthews are destined to be forever connected to one another as first and second overall picks in the same year. The only question now is in which order they will go. Yes, what was once seemingly a crystal-clear decision for the Toronto Maple Leafs has gotten murkier in recent weeks, as suggestions begin to pour in from...

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