JGD #24: The Majestic American Buffalo

Kevin McCartney
November 26 2014 08:08AM

The Jets' mid-week, Eastern-conference-also-ran back-to-back concludes today with a contest against a team with an historical misnomer for a city name. You see, the American Bison (Bison Bison) is not a buffalo at all! (Gasps!) The contest is effectively won. I mean, try getting a fighter jet to change its migratory pattern just by building a cross-continental railway. (Rim shot!) 

Ahem. 

The Sabres enter tonight having won three straight to pull into a three-way tie for last with the lowly Oilers and the also lowly Blue Jackets. The team's verbal is, of course, about getting their sea legs. Still, the team sports a league worst -34 goal differential and lost the three games prior to their winning streak by a combined 18-5. Are wins against Toronto, San Jose, and Washington enough to make us believe Ted Nolan has found a combination that works?

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What would you do Wednesday: Replacing TJ Galiardi

Andrew Halipchuk
November 26 2014 07:00AM

In this installment of What Would You Do Wednesday, I want to see what you, the readers, would do with TJ Galiardi who was placed on waivers yesterday and can either be claimed by another team, sent to the minors or kept up in the NHL. Don’t hold back and fight for what you believe in.

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JGD #23: Man the Cannons

Andrew Halipchuk
November 25 2014 01:01PM

Winnipeg will end the month of November on the road as they kickoff a three-game road trip in Columbus to take on Ryan Johansen and the Blue Jackets.

The Jets are looking to snap a two-game losing streak tonight, after losing a pair of games at home in which they gave up four goals each night. For the first time since Nov. 2, the Jets are not in a playoff spot, currently sitting 5th in the Central Division with a 10-9-3 record.

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
November 25 2014 10:54AM


NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Future Plans: Nov. 24, 2014

Andrew Halipchuk
November 24 2014 10:18AM

No matter how good or poor a team is playing, fans always seem to be concerned about a team’s prospect list and who will be the next player to make a difference on the team. The Jets’ faithful are no different

In the past two weeks since our last Future Plans, Winnipeg’s AHL affiliate the St. John’s IceCaps had a strong surge winning five of six games and losing one in extra-time.

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