Game 46 vs Tampa: Neutral Zone Play and Pavelec Performance

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 09 2014 05:20PM

Another game, another night that has sent the masses home calling for someone’s head. As the questionable decision-making continues, could this be the last time Jets fans are sent calling for Claude Noel’s job? With every passing game his job seems to be slipping further and further out of his grasp.

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Game 46 vs Tampa: Scoring Chances and Observations

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 09 2014 05:02PM


The Jets were finally able to add some consistency into their game on Tuesday night, as they are now into what is their longest regulation losing streak of the season. Unable to create pretty much anything against the Lightning, the Jets were able to set what could be seen as a new low on the season as they sunk back into the basement of the Central Division.

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Team Comparables: Are the 2014 Jets like the 2009 Oilers?

Kevin McCartney
January 09 2014 10:27AM

In debating where the Jets are headed as a franchise, it's worth considering other teams that have been similarly constructed in the past. As a long time Oilers fan, the comparables that come to mind most easily for me come from that franchise. I am starting there, but it may not be the best comparison we find during the season.

Yet for some time, I've felt like the Jets compare well to the teams that arrived after Lord Stanley slipped away in 2006 and Chris Pronger left town for reasons of fit and happiness. The club turned small roster holes into massive mistakes through loyalty and budgets and pride. They used a certain way of seeing the game to justify shipping out good players for worse ones, and the GM left his fans in the cold while talking of evaluation and patience.

If we fast forward from that summer to opening night of 2009, I think you'll see what I mean.

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My Dinner with Dustin

Ross Smith
January 08 2014 08:00PM

After the recent Winnipeg/Ottawa game, Dustin Byfuglien and Bobby Ryan took some time over dinner to discuss their exclusion from the American Olympic team roster.

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Jetstream Podcast Ep 14: Travball

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 07 2014 04:32PM

On this week's very cold and frozen episode, Trav and the guys chat about the World Juniors + Team Canada, our goalie situation here in Winnipeg and the Jets lack of a system. All that, plus another spelling bee, Fair or Foul and an introduction to Travball.

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