Random Thoughts On The Winnipeg Jets: Dec. 27

Mitch Kasprick is the “Motown Curmudgeon” aka “Motown Mitch”

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. 

1. Jets:  It looks like we should be back to playing hockey this week and the Jets are currently below the playoff line with a record of 14-11-5 after 30 games.  With the postponed games the Jets saved a few man games to injured players like David Gustafsson and Blake Wheeler.  [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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