Winnipeg Jets First Quarter Grades: Forwards

Winnipeg Jets grades for the forwards – 

As usual in any hockey season, any given NHL roster is going to have its surprises and it’s disappointments.  The Winnipeg Jets are no exception.  The Winnipeg Jets forward group in the first quarter of the season has been very inconsistent with the exception of Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little.  Bryan Little has been terrific and very good in the face-off circle while Blake Wheeler is off to his fastest start in putting up points.  The rest of the forwards have had some bright moments but not consistently enough to get the grades of Wheeler and Little.  [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Final Report Card: Def/Goal/Special Teams

Winnipeg Jets grades for the defencemen, goaltenders and special teams – 

With some unbelievable goaltending down the stretch by the much maligned Ondrej Pavelec, the Jets clinched their first playoff spot since their relocation to Winnipeg.  After reaching an all-time low after “the goal” in St. Louis it looked like he might be done but he rattled off an impressive streak and wrestled away the starting job from Michael Hutchinson. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Final Report Card: Forwards

Winnipeg Jets grades for the forwards – 

The final quarter of the regular season saw the Winnipeg Jets make their final push for a playoff spot and with a 13-6-3 record down the stretch they achieved their goal and brought mucho joy to Joyville! [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets 3/4 Mark Report Card: Def/Goal/PP/PK

Winnipeg Jets grades for the defencemen, goaltenders and special teams – 

The Winnipeg Jets blue-line and goaltending actually took a bit of a step backwards in this quarter of the season.  It seemed the healthier they got the worse they played.  Luckily by the end of the 3rd quarter, the defence corp settled down and they are playing much better.  This quarter saw a huge trade with the Buffalo Sabres and the Winnipeg Jets said good-bye to Zach Bogosian and hello to Tyler Myers , with Myers making a solid impact immediately.  Myers and Enstrom look to be a good match on the blue-line.   
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Winnipeg Jets 3/4 Mark Report Card: Forwards

Winnipeg Jets grades for the forwards – 

The third quarter saw a major change in the Winnipeg Jets roster with G.M. Kevin Cheveldayoff pulling off a blockbuster trade with The Buffalo Sabres. Evander Kane (season ending surgery) and Zach Bogosian were replaced by Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers.   [Read more…]

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