February 13 2013 02:10PM
After Claude Noel's new lines brought a badly deserved win to the Jets on Saturday, it's worth asking ourselves just how Noel is using his players. In this post, we'll look at Ninja Greg's fantastic Player Usage charts to examine Winnipegs forwards in terms of who they are skating against and where they are sarting their shifts at even strength.
To the Charts!
February 06 2013 03:36PM
News today that top prospect Mark Scheifele has been sent to wax on with Dale Hawerchuk has the internet buzzing. With a number of healthy scratches so far this season, Scheifele's return to junior shouldn't shock Winnipeg fans. No doubt we're all a little nervous, though. So let's breathe deep and do some explana-bragging for a minute.
February 05 2013 11:17AM
(Our JetsNation contributor search continues. Today Kevin McCartney takes a look at Tampa Bay rookie sensation Cory Conacher, a Se division player the Jets will face frequently this year)
- Cory Conacher, LW, TB
- Nickname: Honey Badger 5’8”, 175lbs
I have a special connection to Conacher. I drafted him in the 15th round of my fantasy draft this year amidst stifled laughter and hushed whispers of ‘who?’ I feel like that makes me an expert.