JN AirMail - Feb 21

Art Middleton
February 21 2017 02:45PM

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Another week and another edition of Jets Nation Air Mail!

If you have questions either Jets related, or about hockey in general, we encourage you to e-mail us at JNAirMail@shaw.ca or tweet at us on the Twitter machine - but include the hashtag #JNAirMail so we don't miss that question!

And here.. we... go...

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Jacob Trouba Suspended Two Games For Hit On Stone

Art Middleton
February 20 2017 02:48PM

Trouba Spotlight

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Jacob Trouba's NHL break has just been extended by a few days.

The verdict is in from the NHL Department of Player Safety and as expected, Jacob Trouba has been suspended two games for his reckless hit on Mark Stone of the Ottawa Senators.

This means the Jets defender will miss Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, as well as thanks to the week long player's break the following Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild. Trouba will not be eligible to join the Jets lineup until their contest Friday, March 3rd against the St. Louis Blues.

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JN Recap - It's All Bad (Except For The Few Minutes It Isn't But It Still Is Even Then)

Art Middleton
February 11 2017 09:04PM

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48 hours ago, the Jets were coming into the weekend thinking a couple of strong games would keep them right in the thick of the playoff race.

Now coming off a second loss in a row in as many nights - this time a 4-1 dropped game to the Tampa Bay Lightning - that faint sound you hear in the distance may not be the roar of playoff crowds, but the rumble of another tank effort... 

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JN Recap - Jets Streaking Wrong Way With Loss To Hawks

Art Middleton
February 11 2017 12:34AM

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Put the brooms away.

It's like your grandpa used to tell you: "Kid, you may beat the Chicago Blackhawks five times in a season, but you'll never beat them six."

The Jets understood this which can only explain why they came out so sluggish in the first period and couldn't play catchup the rest of the way, falling to the Hawks 5-2

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JGD 55: Jets Focused For Four

Art Middleton
February 04 2017 11:47AM

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Having gotten over the seemingly mountainesque task that was winning three games in a row, the Jets now look to win four in a row in Denver against the woeful Colorado Avalanche.

Somewhere Admiral Ackbar is yelling something about a trap... Whatever that means.

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