Winnipeg Jets are set up for the future: Defenders

Garret Hohl
February 04 2015 10:00AM

It's one thing to be good, it's another entirely to be good and young.

I wrote an article in the Winnipeg Free Press last Saturday, saying that underlying metrics say good things about the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets. The Jets' strong numbers --such as in score adjusted Corsi percentage (SAC%)-- are a positive sign. While points and wins show where a team stands at a single moment, shot metrics are important because they better predict how a team will perform for the remainder of the season.

There are seven teams in the NHL who currently hold a better SAC% than the Winnipeg Jets. The real kicker though is only the Tampa Bay Lightning consist of a younger average roster.

The Jets' youth has not just been passengers, but have driven a lot of the success as well. In this series we will look at the Jets depth in each position, while specifically focusing on those under 25 and making a NHL impact. Today we turn to those roaming the blue line.

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What would you do Wednesday: Righting the Ship

Andrew Halipchuk
February 04 2015 07:00AM

In this instalment of "What Would You Do Wednesday", I want to see what you, the readers, would do to help get the Jets off their recent five-game losing skid. Don’t hold back and fight for what you believe in.

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A NationDrafts Champion is Born

February 04 2015 06:00AM


To start off the year we decided to have another round of the always loveable NationDrafts!  Unfortunately, the pool ended without the fanfare that I feel that it deserved.  Things ended without our winners getting the day in the sun that they're pale blotchy skin so desperately deserves.  With that, I present the winners of the NationDrafts pool.

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Jets Nation Postgame: Sbisa'd

Andrew Halipchuk
February 03 2015 11:27PM


The Winnipeg Jets are still winless since the All-Star break, following Tuesday night's 3-2 overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

Read past the jump for everything you need to know about the game.

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Evander Kane a healthy scratch, Dustin Byfuglien moves to forward Tuesday vs. Canucks

Thomas Drance
February 03 2015 08:03PM

As the puck drops in Vancouver for Tuesday's key Western Conference matchup against the Vancouver Canucks, Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is a 'healthy scratch.'

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