December 30 2013 07:55AM
Wright Not the Right Fit In Winnipeg
The biggest complaint I have had as a Jets fan over the two and a half seasons the team has been back hasn't been the lack of Ron Hainsey's defensive skills or even the lack of NIk Antropov's speed - it is the fact the Jets regularly dress centre James Wright on a nightly basis on their fourth line.
December 30 2013 12:36AM
In the pre-season, coach Claude Noel told us that he breaks the season in five-game segments to keep the team focused, and explained his moderate and attainable expectations that the team win 3 out of every 5. Half way through the year, we take a look at the team's success using those segments.
December 29 2013 11:45PM
The Jets won their second in a row for the first time since games against New Jersey and Long Island to start the Eastern Conference road trip in November. Coach Noel said the team needed to gain some momentum, and they might have done it through the play of back-up netminder Al Montoya.
The TSN crew called this one 'the most complete' game of the Jets' season, but it was Al Montoya and Semyon Varlamov that kept this a low scoring affair. They were rightfully two of the three stars of the game.
December 29 2013 08:18PM
It's season three in Winnipeg and enough time has passed since the Jets returned to start a should, would, and could list for the team and franchise of the past two and change seasons as well as towards the present and future of the team.
December 29 2013 06:59PM
Chart from Extraskater.com
The Jets big line showed up huge for them on Friday night, in a game that had more offense in it than their three previous meetings combined.