Jets Nation Recap: PIMs cause Jets to bomb in Capital

Garret Hohl
February 19 2015 09:40PM

The Winnipeg Jets are nearing a point of desperate need for wins to stay ahead of the playoff dogfight, and unfortunately they didn't give themselves many reasons to win this one.

The first goal of the game was a microcosm of the rest. Bad Jets penalty. Bad penalty killing. Bad goaltending. Goal against. Otherwise the Jets didn't play too poorly.

Just the bad penalties + bad killing + bad goaltending killed them.

Let's break it down.

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Report: Jets have made Alexander Burmistrov available in trade talks

Thomas Drance
February 19 2015 06:23PM

The Winnipeg Jets are reportedly dangling former first-round draft pick Alex Burmitrov in pre-deadline trade talks, according to TSN's Darren Dreger.

"He's a restricted free agent and the Jets are now willing to throw him into any trade negotiations as part of the deal," Dreger said of Burmistrov's availability during an Insider Trading segment on TSN Thursday evening.

Burmistrov, 23, is currently playing for Kazan Ak-Bars of the KHL and has managed 10 goals and 26 points in 50 games this season.

Read past the jump for more!

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JGD #59: Playoff Push heads to Washington

Garret Hohl
February 19 2015 12:00PM

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The Winnipeg Jets continue the playoff push as the head to the American capital to face Alex Ovechkin and friends. The Jets have 23 games remaining in the regular season. The magic numbers according to Sports Club Stats are:

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The Jets enter today's game still holding onto the first Wild Card spot in the west with a record of 30-19-10, good enough for fourth in the Central Division and fifth in the Western Conference. The Washington Capitals meanwhile sit in the exact same spot in the east with a 31-17-10 record. Both teams enter today with a two-game win streak, although only the Capitals have a winning record over their last ten games.

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Playoff Push: How Mathieu Perreault's injury impacts the Jets' roster for the stretch run

Garret Hohl
February 18 2015 01:26PM

The Winnipeg Jets could be without Mathieu Perreault for the duration of the regular season. Perreault has been an impact player for the Jets, so it follow logically that his injury could have a significant impact on the Jets' playoff hopes.

Can the Jets ride out the storm? What should we expect?

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What would you do Wednesday: Forward Depth

Andrew Halipchuk
February 18 2015 10:51AM

In this installment of What Would You Do Wednesday, I want to see what you, the readers, would do with Winnipeg’s depth up on forward heading into the postseason push. Don’t hold back and fight for what you believe in.

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