Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Jan. 2

Mitch Kasprick is now the “Westdale Curmudgeon” 

Odds and Ends, Thoughts and Questions, from this past week in hockey –

Just so there’s no confusion when I’m spewing my bias, I am a fan of the Winnipeg Jets, Arizona Coyotes, Manitoba Moose, Winnipeg Ice, and all Team Canada Hockey teams.

I am NOT a fan of Gary Bettman or as I call him, Count Chocula.  I am a big believer in the 7Ps. You’ve been warned. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Add D-Man Dylan Samberg In Round 2

WHT Prospect Profile: Dylan Samberg

With the 43rd overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets plucked left-shooting defenceman Dylan Samberg from the neighbouring state of Minnesota. [Read more…]

Josh Morrissey: The More I See, The More I Like

WHT Profile: Josh Morrissey 

Layered throughout recent conversations about the Winnipeg Jets is a quibble shared by both fans and pundits alike: The Jets lack depth and talent on the left-side of the defense.  Often lost in the outcry is that the Jets actually do have a very talented, young left-handed defenseman, and his name is Josh Morrissey. [Read more…]

Team Canada’s WJC Achilles’ Heel?

A look back at a decade of Team Canada U20 WJC Goalies –

Author’s Note:  I just want to preface this by saying that I don’t in any way think it was the goalie’s fault that Team Canada lost the 2016-17 WJC U20 “Gold Medal Game” against the Americans.  I thought that Carter Hart played a solid game. He was also great in the shootout while his teammates didn’t give him any support.  Overall, he didn’t play well enough to steal the game but he also didn’t play poorly enough to cost Canada the game.  He was just kind of … there.

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Nic Petan: An Oft-Forgotten Gem

WHT Profile: Nic Petan

With all the excitement over the Winnipeg Jets new highly coveted gems like Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor, has Nic Petan become lost in the shuffle? [Read more…]

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