Winnipeg Jets 2016 Preseason Schedule

There was one benefit to the Winnipeg Jets missing the playoffs in 2016, and that was the chance to select top-end talent Patrik Laine 2nd overall at the NHL draft. Laine, the 6’4”, 200 lb right winger, had an outstanding season leading up to the draft. He was named tournament MVP for Finland at the Read more

Winnipeg Jets at Calgary Flames

On Tuesday, December 22nd the surging Calgary Flames will host the struggling Winnipeg Jets at the Scotiabank Saddledome in the 2nd of 3 meetings between the two clubs during the 2015-2016 NHL season. The Flames have been trying to pull their season together after a slow start and it seems to be working.  The team Read more

Byfuglien’s Unforgivable Suspension

Someone needs to throw Byfuglien’s track suit in the shower. The Winnipeg Jets defenseman, who was credited with sparking the controversy that ended Evander Kane’s tenure with the franchise, could use a little discipline. Kane’s crime was to disrespect the logo and his teammates by showing up late to a team meeting in inappropriate attire; an incident that caused Read more

Where They Stand: Winnipeg Jets

Record: 26-14-8 Ranking: 10th overall The Winnipeg Jets are hands down Canada’s most improved team over last season.  Sure, the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks have turned their franchises around and currently hold playoff positions in the Western Conference, but only the New York Islanders improved more since 2013-2014 (a +22 point differential) than the Read more

Blown Opporunities: Ovechkin Leads NHL in Missed Shots

Highlight of the Night: “Condra Demonstrates How To Miss an Empty Net…” The key to being a confident and effective offensive player in the NHL is to try and put the puck on net as often as possible and in as many ways as possible. Taking chances is what it’s all about, yet those missed Read more