JGD #6: Coming out of a Hurricane

Trin Potratz
October 21 2014 08:30AM

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Sometimes i'm of the Gene Principe spawn with puns, and I like to call myself the metaphorical genius, but sometimes the stars align and it works out perfectly.

The Winnipeg Jets will host the Carolina Hurricanes in a game that is much like fighting the opposing team's actual given name. The beginning of the season for the Jets has been much like a natural disaster after a "calm before the storm" when they pummelled the Phoenix Arizona Coyotes. Even coach Paul Maurice is freaking out, stemming from telling CBC's Jeff Hamilton that he could #?*!ing make him cry.

Sorry Paul, but it's more like the fan base is starting to cry.

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Score More

Wheelerj28
October 20 2014 06:47PM

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When you’re trying to protect a castle, you put up as big of a wall as you possibly can to slow down your enemies.  Now, if you don’t have a wall, or enough variables to build one.  The best way to defend your defenseless castle, is to launch an all out assault on your enemy while their deciding their attack strategy.  That’s a long, Dungeons and Dragons/Lord of The Rings way of saying a good defense is a good offense.

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THE NATION MINUTE

Nation World HQ
October 20 2014 11:45AM

The Nation Network brings you the Nation Minute, a rapid fire look at stats and news around the network or NHL. On tap this week: The Canucks offense, Jonas Hiller, Ben Scrivens, Mark Fayne and more.

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JGD #5: Dowsing the Flames?

Andrew Halipchuk
October 19 2014 11:24AM

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The Jets look to end an early season three-game skid tonight as they welcome the Calgary Flames to MTS Centre. The Jets offence has hit a wall since their season opener, scoring just one goal in the past three games. This is a sign that the Jets are still missing their top offensive threat, Evander Kane. Kane is still out after suffering an injury Jets season opener against Arizona.

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THE FANTASY MINUTE: WAIVER WIRE

Nation World HQ
October 18 2014 10:23AM

The Nation Network and Dailyfaceoff present the Fantasy Minute. A quick run through the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds and sleepers for the week. 10.17.14 (Based on 12 team leagues)

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