Favorite Jets Memories

MC Hockey
September 01 2011 02:06PM

 

 

 

To start off my contributions here at Jets Nation, I just wanted to share just 3 of my favorite memories of watching the Jets as a boy/young adult. I grew up in Winnipeg and stayed until I was 25 years old when the Jets left and broke my man-heart. The old incarnation of the team, called “Jets (1979)” by the NHL, had some interesting, crazy, and wild ups-and-downs in their first go-round! Here’s a few that I recall and hope to hear your best stories as well!

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THE HUMAN TOLL: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

Robin Brownlee
September 01 2011 11:06AM

With Sidney Crosby's hockey career hanging in the balance because of concussions and Marc Savard's apparently over, the NHL's overdue decision to address headshots in the game is a classic case of being a day late and a dollar short.

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Dustin Byfgulien is Large and In trouble

Kent Wilson
September 01 2011 08:37AM

 

 

According to a police report found by Darren Wolfson, Dustin Byfuglien was arrested last night in Hennepin county, Minnesota for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol (BWI).

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Wade Belak Found Dead

Kent Wilson
August 31 2011 03:43PM

 

 

Ex-Flame and Leaf enforcer Wade Belak was reportedly found dead in his Toronto condo this afternoon. The 35-year old recently retired from hockey.

Belak's death marks the third tragic passing of an NHL tough guy this summer after Derek Boogaard and Rick Rypien. The cause of his death has yet to be reported, but whatever it is, this has truly been one of the saddest offseasons in NHL memory.

More to come as details emerge. For now, sincere condolences to Belak's friends and family.

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Jets to TSN

Robert Cleave
August 31 2011 02:29PM

                    

 

True North has been pretty successful at keeping their powder dry, but the word that leaked nearly a month ago was made official this afternoon. TSN and Sports Radio 1290 will broadcast the club's games for the next ten seasons, and the crews for radio and TV were introduced as well.  

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