Dustin Byfuglien - A Closer Look

Robert Cleave
August 12 2011 10:19PM



Of all the players that moved north with the erstwhile Thrashers this summer, the one gent whose presence seems to elict the most interesting range of reactions is Dustin Byfuglien. The Warroad native had a breakout offensive season after being dealt to Atlanta, but suspicions remained regarding how much of that success was gifted by percentages and circumstance.

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Who will become the Jets rival?

Dean Belanger
August 12 2011 09:04AM



Recently, writer Ryan Batty posted an interesting article on www.coppernblue.com that argued the merit of the rivalry between the Winnipeg Jets and the Edmonton Oilers. It’s well founded and I have to agree with most of the information he put forward. That being said, I disagree with his conclusion, there was a rivalry and perhaps there will be again.

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Jets Invite Janne Pesonen to Camp

Kent Wilson
August 11 2011 11:27AM



According to James Mirtle, the Winnipeg Jets have invited veteran Finnish/KHL player Janne Pesonen to training camp as a try-out.

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The Jets, Claude Noel and shot management

Cam Charron
August 11 2011 09:24AM



Earlier in the summer, I took a look at ways that the Winnipeg Jets could improve their win-loss record with changes in systems from the front-office to the coaching staff and not necessarily on-ice personnel, in the model of the 2011 Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Jason Gregor
August 10 2011 11:24AM


That's Mark Letestu directly to the right of Sidney Crosby. In part one of Jungle B: Road to the NHL, Letestu gave some insight into his incredible, and rare, ascent up the hockey chain. From a 17-year-old in Junior B in Alberta (Junior C in Ontario), to three years in the AJHL, followed by one year at Western Mighigan and then signing a two-year NHL entry-level contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins; Letestu's dream hit a snag in the AHL. 

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