June 17 2013 05:21PM
- 5'9, 197LB
- Shoots Left
- 39G, 48A = 87 Points in 67 regular season games for the London Knights this year.
- Son of former Jet Tie freakin' Domi!
- (My) NHL Comparable (based on watching 2.5 games of him in the Memorial Cup) - Daymond Langkow with both offesnive and nastiness upside.
A lot of Articles you read have an introductory statement. This piece is no diffirent. In fact, we're already well over two sentences deep into the opening comment on this Max Domi writeup. Now that we're already well into things, let's take a closer look at 2013 NHL Draft prospect Max Domi of the OHL's London Knights, one of the potential picks of your Winnipeg Jets with the 13th Pick of Round One.
June 13 2013 10:43AM
They say there's no place like home, which may well be true, but I'm of the mindset that there's no place like Los Angeles. What a place. In a single day, you can swim, hike, invade the privacy of celebrities via guided bus tours of their homes, take a wrong turn off a freeway and fear for your life, and see real, live Mexicans sleeping in the sunshine - all that, and you've just barely scratched the surface. It's an amazing city, and I love it.
I also love Hockey. Fancy my luck, then, that my time there would coincide with the Western Conference finals, a series in which the Kings were playing. I was given a wonderful opportunity to see just how much, if at all, a huge American market like LA cared about the Kings. And there was no time like the present to gauge it. As defending Stanley Cup champs on the doorstep of another Finals apperance, I could think of no better time to see the kind of buzz that Hockey was creating. Would the city care? Could there be buzz? Was it possible for Daryl Sutter mania to exist in LA as it did in Calgary in 2004?
May 28 2013 05:19PM
I'm still bored. You're probably in the same boat. Hope Byfuglien isn't driving! The last Jets game was all of 32 days ago, while the draft sits 35 days away. We're rivalling mid-August levels of Jets related nothing-ness.
Sure, there's going to be a helluva an offseason around here. For one, there's the 9 Restricted Free Agents and 9 Unrestricted Free Agents to deal with. As those signings start flowing in, that will be fun. But that hasn't begun yet.
Theres also the aforementioned Draft. With the 13th overall pick, the Jets should be able to pick up a pretty decent prospect to add to the stable alongside Jacob Trouba and Mark Schiefele. Between that and my being a severe draft nerd, that's going to be lots of fun. It's also 5 weeks away, so instant gratification it is not.
So, there's not much to do right now. I'm not a fan of any of the remaining teams in the Stanley Cup hunt. If I'm not last place in StreakCred, the Nations playoff pool, I'm not sure who is, as I'd be inclined to mock them. But I'm so far down the rankings I don't even appear on the last page of results. What to do? I don't care about 'The Great Gatsby', I despise the 'Fast & The Furious' film franchise, and there's only so much Rob Ford news one can consume before it becomes tiresome. SHOW ME THE VIDEO!!
But then the other day, it struck me while watching a Penguins game. I heard the name 'Tanner Glass', and I was reminded that there remains some Jets alumni in this years Playoffs. So, relieved with something to write about, I took a look at how they're doing, and this is what I found:
May 18 2013 01:40AM
This is a tough time of year for Jets' fans, mostly because there's nothing to do. Sure, we all (well, certainly not our own Travis Hrubeniuk) got our kicks watching the Leafs and Canucks flame out spectacularly from this year's playoffs. That was fun. And for those of us playing StreakCred or some other kind of playoff pool, there's still fun to be had and money to won - or in my case, fun to be had while hoping to climb out of what must be last place.
But no matter - this time of year just isn't the same without your team in the race. The Draft is still far away. Free Agency is even further. Teemu has already been eliminated from Cup contention. What to do?
There's some obvious answers. Drink! Cheer for the Bombers! Forget the pleasant distraction that is professional sports and actually get some productive work done in our own lives!
But, if you're like me, these options don't really fill the void. Luckily, there is still something - the World Championships. Phew. Yes, there's still some WInnipeg Jets out there fighting the good fight, trying to help their country attain (small levels) of glory in what is, at best, the 3rd most important international event on the Hockey calender. So, to help you with your Jets withdrawals, here's a look at how the Jets in the Tournament are doing.
May 03 2013 09:20AM
With the Regular Season over, it officially marks the begining of a whole new season - Season in Review Season. A favourite time of year for navel gazers, it allows writers and readers alike to look back on things that we may or may not have remembered, all while allowing the moment we're currenty living in to pass through our fingers as we recall times gone by. It's hilarious, actually. It is in that spirit that I push aside my current responsibilites and present to you my Winnipeg Jets season in review.