November 24 2015 10:25AM
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The Winnipeg Jets are a small market team. Winnipeg may be 'small' relative to the size of some of the other metropolitan areas which act as host cities for the NHL 29 other member clubs, but it's a loyal and ravenous hockey market, which allows the Jets to punch above their weight in terms of revenue and operating income.
All of which is to say that the Jets may rank 30th in hockey in terms of the size of the metro area in which their team is located, but they're in the top two-thirds of the league in franchise value, according to Forbes' 2015 NHL franchise valuations.
November 23 2015 09:12PM
It is one thing to dominate possession but one must take advantage of said possession in order to be successful. The Winnipeg Jets failed to capitalize despite controlling the puck and fell 4-1 to the Colorado Avalanche.
November 23 2015 01:12PM
Paul Maurice, as reported by Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun, stated that Ondrej Pavelec has suffered a "significant knee sprain" and the Jets are not anticipating a return until January or February.
The Jets in turn have called up goaltender prospect extraordinaire Connor Hellebuyck from the Manitoba Moose.
While no one wishes (or at least should wish) ill on another human being, there is a silver-lining to the cloud though with the Jets goaltending may actually improve with this exchange.
November 23 2015 10:40AM
There is no cure for a road-trip from hell like a home stand against some weaker competition.
The Winnipeg Jets finish off their three game banquet in Winnipeg with the sweet dessert of a Patrick Roy coached team.
November 23 2015 09:53AM
The Winnipeg Jets website announced that the Jets have called up 6'3 winger Joel Armia while placing Ondrej Pavelec on IR. Armia was part of the package the Buffalo Sabres constructed as return for Evander Kane, Zach Bogosian, and Jason Kasdorf.