Winnipeg Jets

Although the Winnipeg Jets still have 79 games left to play, there’s plenty to glean from their first 180 minutes of regular season hockey. Here are three takeaways from the Jets’ first three games. 1: Top Line as Good as Advertised The trio of Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, and Kyle Connor are off to an
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  The Winnipeg Jets have always been a bit of an odd bunch in the aesthetics department. Their World Hockey Association days saw them change their uniforms nearly every single year. Once they reached the National Hockey League, they wore a stolen jersey template for an entire decade. The return of the Jets to Winnipeg
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With the offseason departure of Paul Stastny, the battle to play second-line centre will take centre stage in the Jets’ preseason action and likely well into the regular season. Losing a solid option in Stastny, and the great chemistry he had with Patrik Laine and Nik Ehlers, leaves a hole but the Winnipeg Jets have
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Since the Winnipeg Jets returned to the National Hockey League in 2011-12, their jerseys have remained exactly the same. Certainly, uniform continuity is welcome in some instances; who among us hasn’t scrimped and saved for the sweater of our favourite team, only to see them change the design six months later? However, though I respect
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There’s no debate on who the best shooter on the Winnipeg Jets is. Patrik Laine may be the best shooter in the entire NHL. His release is lightning quick and his shot is fast and accurate. Laine’s shot gets a lot of attention both from opposing teams and the media. Of course, he may be
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In today’s rumor rundown, there are questions about what kind of contract Jacob Trouba should get from the Jets, Tyler Seguin talks about his potential contract expectations, questions arise as to the future of Tuukka Rask in Boston and we update the status of Tom Wilson and the Washington Capitals. What Will Jacob Trouba Get?
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A couple of teams unveiled brand new alternate jerseys at the 2018 NHL Draft this past weekend, but the Winnipeg Jets were not among them. Prior to the 2017-18 season, Adidas took over from Reebok as the NHL’s jersey provider and dedicated its focus on redesigning all 31 teams’ home and away sweaters. That meant there were no
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Steve Mason was in the infirmary so much over the past year, he put the Winnipeg Jets’ six-man training staff on his helmet as CF-18 fighter pilots. Steve Mason wanted to thank the Winnipeg Jets training staff for helping him through a tough, injury plagued season, so he made them fighter pilots on his new
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Even though the Winnipeg Jets’ 2018 Stanley Cup Playoff run didn’t end the way long-suffering ‘Peggers wanted, it was nonetheless filled with memorable moments. It was a near-magical 39 days that ushered the oft-forgotten into the national spotlight, brought seas of white to city streets, and boosted levels of civic pride to an all-time high.
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Game 7 ended the way it began for the Nashville Predators and their fans, in heartbreak. Pekka Rinne had a rough first few minutes and spotted the Jets a two-goal lead. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette then made the call to pull the veteran and put in 23-year-old Juuse Saros. He kept his team in the game
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The series between the NHL’s two true juggernauts — the series that was hyped as a “Clash of Titans” and discussed to the nth degree more than any other in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs thus far — lived up to all the hoopla. The fast-paced, back-and-forth series went the distance and was just as
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The playoffs are, by nature, a war of attrition. Injuries are an inevitability when teams are so physical and games are close together. There’s rarely any time for significant rest between games as that luxury is reserved for teams that sweep. Lucky for both the Nashville Predators and Winnipeg Jets, neither one swept. Rest days are
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Every NHL award season, people talk more about the players who didn’t get nominated than those who were. This year, there should be a lot of talk about one Calder Trophy snub, the Winnipeg Jets’ Kyle Connor. Kyle Connor had a milestone season for the Jets (James Carey Lauder/USA TODAY Sports) Let’s start by saying
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