August 22 2016 01:00PM
When Boston selected defenseman Mark Stuart 21st overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, there was a lot of calibre to his name. The stay-at-home defender proved to be a strong performer at Colorado College, serving as the captain, racking up PIM, dominating the game physically, and serving as a leader.
After a few years developing with the Bruins and playing with their AHL-affiliate in Providence, he was finally ready to enter the NHL in 2005. Providing a strong performance in the defenssive zone, combined with hitting and shot-blocking ability, Stuart was proving to be a solid defender to have on the bottom-pairing.
August 22 2016 12:06PM
It's a new era for the Winnipeg Jets. The youth movement is kicking in and it's going to take over this season and in a year or so, the Jets next wave of talent will be the faces of the franchise. At the forefront of this new generation is centre Mark Scheifele.
August 19 2016 11:42AM
At this upcoming seasons training camp, if the Winnipeg Jets cut Anthony Peluso and or Chris Thorburn, would there be a collective social media outburst from Jets faithful? No.
If the two forwards or even one for that matter make their way on to the teams fourth line, expect to hear a big fuss about it. A big deal should be made if one of the two occupies a spot in the teams bottom six, it doesn't make any sense.
With the large amount of young skilled players knocking on the door for spots, the days of giving plugs like Chris Thorburn and Anthony Peluso spots should be long gone.
August 19 2016 11:30AM
We are in the dregs of summer, so we take a critical look at the Winnipeg Jets organizational cupboards and highlight who we feel are the Jets' "Top 20 Prospects" when looking at a combination of potential and probability of positive impact for the franchise.
We continue our prospect profile turning the Czech forward, Michael Spacek.
August 19 2016 08:21AM
The situation in net for the Winnipeg Jets is rather... well, let's use the word interesting. With Ondrej Pavelec, Michael Hutchinson and Connor Hellebuyck vying for their roster spot between the pipes, the phrase, "three's a crowd" rings in our ears.
With expiring contracts, rising stars and deteriorating play, let's take a look at the Jet's crowded crease, and see what will come of this three's company.