Jets Nation Recap: Jets win and goaltending drought ends

Garret Hohl
February 24 2015 09:32PM

The Winnipeg Jets won a game, a game where the Jets were out shot, out chanced, and out possessed. What's this goaltending thing?

The game started pretty exciting with some back-and-forth. For once the Jets were not the team getting caught with an offensive zone penalty and Bryan Little potted one on the power play.

After the first the Dallas Stars controlled most of the play, and brought the game to a tie with a goal from Eric Cole. Jets though leapt ahead with goals from Adam Lowry and Dustin Byfuglien.

Michael Frolik got the empty netter, fortifying the Jets win, despite Jason Demers sneaking one in afterwards.

Let's break it down.

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Which players compare closest to Byfuglien at forward and defense?

Garret Hohl
February 24 2015 11:50AM

Dustin Byfuglien always has been an interesting specimen to study. He represents the new push in analytical thinking: how a player can have flaws (perceived or real) and make up for them in other areas, making them the better choice.

The tides are slowly changing. People are starting to notice how much amazing Byfuglien has been at defense. The issue though is there seems to be a disconnect in how Byfuglien plays at forward and how it's not much better than a lot of the Jets current depth options.

Let's take a look.

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Future NHEhlers - February 24th, 2015

Josh W
February 24 2015 09:00AM

Welcome back to another weeks edition of Future NHEhlers where we review all the latest in news and play for the Winnipeg Jets (non-AHL) prospects. We dig into all the game reports from the CHL, NCAA, and Europe to let you know how all of your future favourites are progressing.

Without further ado, let's move to the numbers!

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Jets 2015 Trade Deadline: Organizational History

Garret Hohl
February 24 2015 07:00AM

The Winnipeg Jets and Kevin Cheveldayoff do not exactly have the league's largest history. When March 2nd rolls around, the current version of the Jets will have passed their fourth trade deadline. In these four years Chevy has not been one to make large moves, with the recent Evander Kane et al. trade being the only NHL-player-for-player trade in his portfolio.

Still, there are somethings to be learned in regards to Kevin Cheveldayoff, the organization, and how they will likely act out this deadline. Let's take a look.

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Slicing and dicing the Winnipeg Jets increase in goals against

Garret Hohl
February 23 2015 09:00AM

Tension is getting higher and blood pressure for fans is starting to rise. There are some calling for Kevin Cheveldayoff to take step in and make an immediate impact. The Jets have recently seen an uncharacteristic rise in goals against, and with it came a bad losing streak.

The time for panic has not yet arisen.

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