First Star, Worst Star: March 29, 2015

jeanshorts
March 29 2015 09:30PM

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Spring has sprung, the playoffs are almost here, it's Wrestlemania Sunday, and if that wasn't enough it's time for First Star, Worst Star! 

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Jets Nation Recap: Winnipeg Jets downed by Blackhawks with 31 seconds left

Garret Hohl
March 29 2015 09:26PM


One step forward, and one step back.

That was the story of both the game and also the Jets past four games, continuing their win one, lose one pattern.

The Winnipeg Jets dominated the visiting Chicago Blackhawks for the first ten minutes. It was a masterpiece. They held their opponents to one shot against for the first half of the first. An unfortunate penalty from Dustin Byfuglien put the Jets on the penalty kill and Andrew Shaw scored the games opening goal in the first.

The second period was all Jets, outshooting the Hawks 15-8 and outscoring 3-1 with two goals from Byfuglien, one from Blake Wheeler, and one from Brad Richards.

The Jets continued their strong play in the third, but somehow two slipped by, including the game winner with 31 seconds left in the game.

Let's break it down.

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Playoff Push #76: Jets set to host Hawks with post-season berth within reach

Angelo Montilla
March 29 2015 01:53PM

Time heals all wounds.

That's been the case for the Winnipeg Jets as they continue their push for the playoffs Sunday night against the Chicago Blackhawks at MTS Centre.

With the Jets having won six of its past seven games, there has been no real urgency to rush injured forwards Bryan Little and Mathieu Perreault back into the lineup sooner than expected.

The Jets (39-24-12) hold the second wild-card spot in the West with 90 points -- three ahead of the Calgary Flames.

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HOW GOOD IS MATHEW BARZAL?

Lowetide
March 29 2015 10:19AM

Mathew Barzal is an exceptional young hockey player. Size concerns and a significant injury have him lagging behind the top of the draft in terms of buzz, but don't be fooled about him. Young Barzal is among the very best players available in this year's draft.

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Looking at Winnipeg's possible 2015-16 AHL team

Garret Hohl
March 27 2015 01:16PM

Not long ago, the Winnipeg Jets and True North Sports Entertainment previously announced that they will be moving their AHL affiliate home to Winnipeg next season.

This coincides with a large youth movement to the team, as the organization has many players graduating from junior and college. The AHL gives hockey fans another possible hockey outlet in Winnipeg.

Let's take a look at some of the players who playing for the Jets' AHL affiliate after the jump.

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