August 15 2011 11:33AM



Since ganking the Atlanta Thrashers, renaming them the Jets and releasing a spiffy new logo, Winnipeg is squarely on the National stage as they get ready to bring NHL hockey to Manitoba for the first time in 15 years. The City is hotter than the Keegan Bradley fan club and they are getting ready for one hell of a party.

With that in mind we fired up the imaginary WanyeJet and visited friendly Manitoba for the past several days. What we found was pretty bloody awesome.

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August 15 2011 12:18AM


In what can only be described as 'epic' - Robin Brownlee makes his inaugural appearance on NationRadio this week. After 25 episodes of refusing to appear as a guest, the legend vaults right into the big chair taking the reins as the host, filling in for Lowetide who is on a well deserved vacation. And he flipped through his rolodex and booked some pretty spectacular guests.

Not one but TWO Edmonton Oilers are on the show this week as Sam Gagner and Ryan Whitney stop by to say hello. Newly re-signed Oilers play by play man Kevin Quinn comes by too, to put the rumours of a multi-million dollar contract to bed. Oh yeah, and Oilers Head Scout Stu MacGregor? He's here too.

This is some amazing NationRadio. 

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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 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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