March 22 2016 08:30AM
The 2015-16 season has been a nightmare for both the Winnipeg Jets and Vancouver Canucks. At this time last year, both teams were in the midst of battling for playoff positions that had both hockey-mad cities frothing at the mouth with anticipation. Fast forward to this year and the only things both cities are waiting for is the draft lottery on April 30, and when the golf courses are open. (They are open on the West Coast, not yet in the Prairies.)
March 21 2016 07:10PM
Today I'm switching up the format of AirMail a bit and answering only one question but it's been a question posed to us and posed on Twitter to us and to Jets Twitter in general in many different ways and we've never really covered the topic here on the actual blog. Other Nation sites sure have - a lot - but as far as I know we have not.
So let's talk about "Embracing The Tank"
March 20 2016 04:26PM
Manitoba Moose Winnipeg Jets did their best to hang in there with the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday afternoon. In the end, the Ducks took advantage of a horrid defensive breakdown in overtime and skated away with a 3-2 win over the Moose Jets at the MTS Centre.
March 20 2016 12:49PM
The Winnipeg Jets called up Chase De Leo from the Manitoba Moose on emergency basis. This means that he's called up due to a player being injured and will fill in for whomever that may be.
Marko Dano missed the pre-game skate and so it is speculated he is likely the individual hurt.
Editorial revision: It has been announced that Dano is sick with the same flu that recently took out Dustin Byfuglien.
March 20 2016 01:54AM
A little under a year ago, the Jets and Ducks met up in a first round playoff matchup and there was all kinds of excitement and more than a few thought the up and coming Jets could stun the battle worn and weary Ducks and give notice to the rest of the hockey world that Winnipeg had a team on the rise.
Fast forward to the present day and as both teams prepare for a Sunday afternoon battle, those battle worn and weary Ducks are back in race for top spot in the West while the Jets are still waiting for that "team on the rise" bit to actually happen... one day... soon.. maybe..