Patti Dawn Swansson On The Winnipeg Jets

Articles from Patti Dawn Swansson On The Winnipeg Jets And The Winnipeg Media —

Patti Dawn Swansson is The River City Renegade 

Why is Andrew Ladd’s favorite a ‘mishap’ but Evander Kane’s favorite is a ‘scandal?’

Evander Kane goes tree-climbing and the local media doesn’t notice—go figure

Dale Hawerchuk is revered, Evander Kane is reviled and Kevin Cheveldayoff is The Possum

Red Cards and Yellow Cards to you, you, you and my own self

Young Eddie Tait: My ‘pizza boy’ is a slice above the rest of the River City sports scribes [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets: Time For Media Lap Dogs To Bite

By patti dawn swansson — 

Well, here’s a real shocker:  The Winnipeg Jets soiled the sheets—again—and Claude Noel doesn’t know why.

Claude Noel never knows why.  After most losses, the Winnipeg Jets head coach tells us he doesn’t know why his team plays the way it plays.  He tells us it’s been that way for 2 1/2 seasons now…but he doesn’t know why. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets: Would I Change Coaches? Yes

The urge is to suggest Claude Noel has an upper body injury.  Between his ears.

I’m not going to go there though.  I don’t think Noel is a “D’oh!” boy.  I think he’s an intelligent fellow.  But when the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets admits he doesn’t have a clue, well…it offers scant hope for, and little confidence in, a last-place club that began the season with two victories and has just three wins in its last 23 hockey games. [Read more…]

Evander Kane Or Claude Noel: Who Has The Agenda?

That Didn’t Take Long Did It? —

Here we are, a little more than a month into the season, and Evander Kane isn’t feeling the love.  Not from his coach.  Not from the fans.  Not from the scribes. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets: Has Chevy already surrendered this year?

If Kevin Cheveldayoff does nothing to improve the Winnipeg Jets, he’s already surrendered this season.

Okay, I get it.  Dr. Dolittle is building through the draft. His plan for the Winnipeg Jets is to develop from within.  In theory, it’s a sound approach. [Read more…]

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