Is Mark Stuart the worst regular defensive penalty killer in the NHL?

Garret Hohl
November 26 2015 09:46AM


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The Winnipeg Jets are on the penalty kill, a lot.

Since the franchise move to Winnipeg, the team has been called for 141 more penalties than they have drawn. This is the second worst differential in the entire NHL, just 20 less than the Boston Bruins and 40 more than any other team. Over the last two seasons the Jets have the worst penalty differential.

A lot of time on the penalty kill means a lot of minutes for their top killers. Mark Stuart sits at 20th in the league for short handed minutes since Jets' inaugural season.

So how has Stuart performed over that time?

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Jets Nation Recap: Jets Fall 5-3 in the U.S. Capital

Vinnie Criscenzo
November 25 2015 09:39PM

So, we usually start these game recaps with some analysis of the game and a brief recap of what happened. 

However, for this game, I feel like it's appropriate to start out with a graph. 

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Why the Jets should not impulsive with their goaltending

Garret Hohl
November 25 2015 10:30AM

The Winnipeg Jets have their starter Ondrej Pavelec on Injury Reserve at least until January. Until then, the Jets will be rolling with a tandem of Michael Hutchinson and Connor Hellebuyck.

There are some concerned with the loss of Pavelec. Jets Nation's own Angelo Montilla looked at five possible trade targets for the Jets. After all, losing a starter for most teams could be the kiss of death when it comes to making the playoffs.

Let's see why this is not the case with the Jets.

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Five goalies the Winnipeg Jets should consider trading for

Angelo Montilla
November 25 2015 08:42AM

Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice has all the confidence in the world Michael Hutchinson can hold down the fort while starting goalie Ondrej Pavelec recovers from a knee sprain.

"Michael Hutchinson played outside the backup role in big games in a higher volume than you would see in a lot of (other) backups. So he has a lot of experience," Maurice told reporters earlier this week.

But that experience may not be enough to help keep the Jets in the playoff race by the time Pavelec returns, which could be as late as February.

Here are five goalies the Jets should consider trading for.

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Jets Prospect Update - November 24th

November 24 2015 12:37PM

Brendan Lemieux had the hot hand for the Colts and Nic Petan made his AHL debut as we look in on the prospects in this weeks updates. 

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