Winnipeg Jets Mid-Term Report Card: 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.  Although they aren’t juggernauts, the Winnipeg Jets forward group was actually pretty good in the second quarter of the season and didn’t seem to struggle to score as much as they did in the first quarter.  By the time the dust had settled at the forty-one game mark, most Jets forwards were either at or exceeding their career averages. Of course, there are always exceptions.  Injuries have played havoc with Evander Kane getting on one of his rolls and sophomore center Mark Scheifele is battling with consistency, although his second quarter was better than his first.  IMO, Mark Scheifele is still one of the Jets better puck handling forwards and he works hard on his defensive game.  He is still a work in progress.  [Read more…]

The Winnipeg Jets and a Healthy Defence Corp?

The Winnipeg Jets could have 10 healthy defencemen in a few weeks! –

by Carlo Todaro –

The 2014-15 NHL season was humming right along for the Winnipeg Jets and Head Coach Paul Maurice in December then in rapid succession the top four defensemen went down with long-term injuries. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets: Decisions … Decisions …

Winnipeg Jets: Decisions, Decisions … Waiver subtractions?  Young Blood Additions? –

By Derek Curtis

Most would say too much depth is a good problem to have.  We are seeing with the Winnipeg Jets, that may not be the case.

Somewhat of a unique circumstance having a wide range of player types trying out for only a couple of positions. [Read more…]

Winnipeg Jets Q and A

My Post Labour Day Thoughts on the Winnipeg Jets –

Time to reflect a bit and face a harsh reality!

I’ve decided to address some questions I have been asked over the summer by family, friends, fans and others that actually care what my opinion is. [Read more…]

Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: August 4

Things about the Winnipeg Jets and the NHL that crossed my mind over the weekend —

Instead of being serious all the time and writing a commentary or an opinion piece we will jot down some random musings once a week.  It might be a mix of serious, playful or maybe even a little sarcastic but it should be fun.  If you have answers please let us know.  [Read more…]

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