September 21 2015 08:16AM
It's that time of year again. Leaves are falling, the air is cooler. Yes, hockey is just around the corner.
As players report to their respective training camps, media and fans are making predictions for the upcoming season. We at Jets Nation are also in the prediction mood, or at least I am.
Instead of guessing who will win the Stanley Cup or capture the individual awards, these predictions will centre around the players that don the Winnipeg Jets uniform as well as forecasting the team's chances. Granted, my record isn't 100% so this might be a piece the reader may want to bookmark and laugh at later.
Without further adieu, here are five fearless and somewhat fearful Winnipeg Jet predictions for the 2015-16 season.
September 18 2015 04:28PM
It was the first day of camp. It was the first day of pre-season. NHL hockey is only just around the corner.
While some may say that too much is made of training camp and the lines, there are some things that can be extracted from coaching decisions and their words.
The Winnipeg Jets had their first on-ice practice today and here are 5 story lines to watch through training camp and pre-season.
September 18 2015 12:31PM
If you missed the series "Moneypuck" wrote about building Stanley Cup contending teams and the statistic Goals Above Replacement, you are really missing out. (Here is the finale of the series, which has links to each one)
In the series Moneypuck shows how the best teams maximize their GAR per dollar by finding elite talent and managing the Salary Cap.
So how does the Jets roster perform when looked under the same microscope?
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September 18 2015 06:45AM
Jake Virtanen stands out in Van, Harvey the Hound one of Flames All-time greats, Nylander will make it hard on Leafs, Ehlers ready to make the jump, protecting Connor McDavid, the NHL's growing image problem and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Draftkings.
September 18 2015 06:16AM
The Winnipeg Jets are coming into training camp with five players who have played centre as a top-nine player in the National Hockey League.
In an interview on the Hustler and Lawless show on TSN1290, Head Coach Paul Maurice discussed the possibilities of moving a centre to the wing, including Bryan Little.
Here are some thoughts on the Jets depth.