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Evaluating the Winnipeg Jets’ First Quarter

If only it was April. The Winnipeg Jets are in a surprising position in the standings as they currently hold a playoff spot. They have played 20 games in the […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
The Sharks suffered an agonizing defeat in Winnipeg to start the road trip.

Top 5 Reasons Why the Jets Have Been Better Than Expected

The Winnipeg Jets weren’t expected to do much this season. Some observers, (myself included) thought the Jets were more likely to contend in the Connor McDavid sweepstakes, than contend for […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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Biggest Takeaways from the Winnipeg Jets’ Hot Streak

It was decisive end to a brilliant, albeit quiet streak. The Winnipeg Jets lost 3-0 to the Montreal Canadiens as Carey Price secured his first shutout of the season. With […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jet ONDREJ PAVELEC - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Is Pavelec’s Recent Success Sustainable?

Ondrej Pavelec is a name that makes many Winnipeg Jets’ fans cringe; he’s the starting goaltender despite a large amount of evidence that he performs worse than many backups. Over […]

James Reimer is having a strong season for the Maple Leafs (Jerome Davis/Icon SMI)

Hockey News: Daylight Savings Edition

James Reimer Stars as Toronto Beats Chicago Despite giving up two goals on Saturday night, Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer turned away 45 shots (26 in the third period) enroute […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Ranking the Winnipeg Jets’ Top Players Early in 2014-15

The Winnipeg Jets have been a streaky team to start the 2014-15 NHL season. They sit tied for 11th in the Western Conference and last in the Pacific Division at […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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The Illusion of Effort

The NHL is a league of have and have nots. Some teams haven’t the financial capacity to keep up with their competitors in the annual free agency drive. This can […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Advanced Stats, Buffalo Sabres
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Masked Men: Opportunities Arising For Brodeur

Martin Brodeur to the rescue — yes, no, maybe so? Just a week into the NHL season, at least a few teams have to be contemplating that option. The Edmonton […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 2 comments · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Goaltending
Claude Noel had his ups and downs as head coach in Winnpeg

No Miracles This Season For The Jets

Let’s cut to the chase. The Winnipeg Jets probably won’t make the playoffs this season. Simply put, this team isn’t good enough at this point in time. Granted, I said […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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More than Insurance? Jets Acquire Peter Budaj from Canadiens

The Winnipeg Jets traded Eric Tangradi to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Peter Budaj and Patrick Holland. For most NHL teams acquiring a backup goaltender wouldn’t be newsworthy. For […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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Nashville Predators VS. The Central Division

The Preds have missed the playoffs the past two seasons for numerous reasons: goaltender Pekka Rinne’s health, miscommunication between the players and EX-Head Coach Barry Trotz, losing Ryan Suter back […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Part I: Metropolitan Division Part II: Atlantic Division When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Previews and Predictions