Jets' EV tied performance - the forwards

Robert Cleave
August 03 2011 12:40AM



As August arrives in the city that rainfall forgot (and we've loaned all our mosquitoes to Edmonton in the bargain, apparently), the languid pace of the NHL's summer allows us a chance to examine some of last year's work from the best forwards on the Jets. In today's installment, we'll put the seven current locks for the club's top nine under the microscope.

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Fan Favourite Roll Call

John Matisz
August 02 2011 07:39AM



The Capitals have the undeniable poster boy that is Alex Ovechkin. The Panthers have a charismatic vet in Ed Jovanoski. The Lightning have one of the league’s top work horses in Dominic Moore. And the Huricannes have a one-man double-threat — half sniper, half heartthrob — with Jeff Skinner.

But what about the Southeast Division’s newest addition – which Jet will emerge as the fan favourite in Winnipeg?

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August 01 2011 11:13PM

You know that the only way you are going to hear commercials on the podcast of NationRadio this week is if you click on the YouTube movie above then quickly close your eyes and listen to the old Molson Ad we found. Cause NationRadio is commercial free here on the Nation Network.

Until we find a way to sell advertising on it of course.

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The overrated value of a faceoff

Cam Charron
August 01 2011 09:23AM


Every so often, an analyst will talk about how a certain player deserved a "three star" nominee because he won two or three big faceoffs. Even more so often a coach will send out two centremen in a high-leverage situation to win a key, late draw. The question is whether this tactic has a tangible value.

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Contrails - July 30th

Kent Wilson
July 30 2011 06:13AM



This week in 'contrails' we consider the Jets new AHL affiliate, some good news for Mark Scheifele and the possibility of signing a checking center to round-out the depth chart.

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