Eastern Conference Bubble Update: February 8th

Cam Charron
February 08 2012 12:14PM

The stretch drive has begun in the NHL, and in the Eastern Conference, the standings seem to shift every night as there are five teams with a legitimate shot at bumping each other around at the bottom of the Conference's Top 8. Every couple of weeks, we'll take a look at team's predictive stats: the rate they need to achieve points to hit the current playoffs entry point of 93 points, as well as their goal differential, PDO and Fenwick Tied, measures that help us predict whether a team has earned their spot in the standings.

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Anthony Stewart, Andrew Murray and Zach Hamill on Waivers Today

Jonathan Willis
February 06 2012 11:27AM

As per Bob McKenzie, a trio of players with NHL experience are on the waiver wire today. Are any of them particularly interesting?

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Jets Trade Deadline Wishlist: Goal Scorers Please

Matt Eichel
February 06 2012 09:59AM


Sunday night's 3-0 shutout loss to the Montreal Canadiens was, again, another prime exhibit of the problem that plagues the Winnipeg Jets this season: scoring goals.

It's been obvious for a while that the Jets have troubles finding the back of the net. 

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Winnipeg Jets Minor League Equivalencies

Jonathan Willis
February 05 2012 09:16PM

One of the things that was unclear for a long time was how much offense a player coming from junior, college or the AHL could be expected to bring with him. Thankfully, now we have a line in the sand – Gabriel Desjardins’ league equivalencies. Desjardins sat down and calculated what percentage of their offense in other leagues players typically take to the NHL with them.

It gives us an interesting tool to examine the Winnipeg Jets’ prospects outside the NHL with.

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NN Hockey Pool Update: It's Been A While

Jonathan Willis
February 01 2012 10:30PM

Well, it's been a while. Between zipping down to Edmonton/Calgary for the World Juniors and a host of other things, it's been better than a month since we've checked in on the Nation Network Hockey Pool. As it turns out, a lot can happen in that amount of time.

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