Jets Preview: Five things to watch this season

Angelo Montilla
October 06 2015 09:33AM

The 2015-16 NHL season is finally upon us and with it comes many questions surrounding the Winnipeg Jets.

Are the Jets still a playoff team? Will they trade away all-star defenceman and pending UFA Dustin Byfuglien?

Here are five things to watch as the Jets prepare to kick off the season Thursday night against the Boston Bruins.

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Jets Prospect Update - October 5th

October 05 2015 02:23PM

While most Jets fans focus will be on the impending start of the NHL season, the Canadian junior leagues have all been going for at least a week now and some of the European leagues for about a month. In this prospects update we'll take a look at how the Jets prospects who are already playing have done from the beginning of the season up to now.

The plan is for this to be a weekly series that will provide an overview of prospect stats and play during that time. 

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Report: Jets place Jay Harrison on waivers

Garret Hohl
October 05 2015 10:22AM

Jay Harrison has been placed on waivers.

The cut brings down the Winnipeg Jets training camp roster from 25 to 24 (excluding Grant Clitsome).

If Harrison clears, he will be assigned to the Manitoba Moose.

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Report: Jets re-assign JC Lipon, one step closer to 23-man-roster

Garret Hohl
October 05 2015 09:34AM

The Jets website announced that JC Lipon has be re-assigned to the AHL.

The cut brings down the Jets training camp roster from 26 to 25 (excluding Grant Clitsome).

Lipon will be moving across the hall to the Manitoba Moose's camp.

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Hellebuyck: Jets' Goalie Of The Future

Jeremy Wiebe
October 05 2015 09:00AM

The goaltender position can be a tricky one to predict. Patrick Roy and Ed Belfour were relative unknowns and entered the NHL with little to no fanfare. Both are now in the Hall of Fame. Meanwhile, Jimmy Waite and Justin Pogge entered the NHL with considerable hype after spectacular performances at the World Junior Hockey Championships. Both never found their stride and are only remembered for their junior success.

It is why I say this with some trepidation but I'm going out on a limb. Connor Hellebuyck is the goalie of the future for the Winnipeg Jets.

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