Game #40 Vs. Philly: Miracles

Travis Hrubeniuk
April 06 2013 11:28AM

Philadelphia Flyers (17-17-3) At
Your Winnipeg Jets (18-19-2)
Last Meeting:
February 23rd, Jets 3 - Flyers 5
Puck Drop: 2:00 (CT)


The Jets have fallen out of the playoffs. They have lost 5 straight. The top line hasn’t scored in what seems to be forever. The city is calling for everyone’s head following the trade deadline and this team needed something.

Cue Zach Redmond.

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10 Games left! Jets vs Canadiens

Brett Martin
April 04 2013 11:47AM


Put on your finest TV clothes  - it's Jets Game day!!

In their first game after the Trade deadline, the Jets fly to Montreal to take on the Montreal Canadiens tonight. With only 10 games left in the Season, and with teams catching up to them in the Standings, there's no better time than now for the Jets to get their groove back. Can they salvage 2 points out of their Eastern roadtrip from hell? Can they stop playing like crap and finally pull away from the pack in the 'Turtle Bowl' that is the Southeast Division race? Will the loss of Nik Antropov matter at all? Questions abound as we await this matchup of Divison Leaders. 

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Jets Trade Deadline: What is our window of success?

Kevin McCartney
April 03 2013 05:42AM


We heard in the second intermission of last night's game what we all wanted to hear - that Cheveldayoff knows we need to upgrade the right wing and that there are other additions that could be made. He also spoke of the need to continue to build for the future. We can hope that this team intends to continue to add NHL hockey players along with prospects. The 'be good' model we can call it. Inside are some (okay, many) thoughts on what shape that might take today.

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Game #38 at Islanders: Deadline eve

Kevin McCartney
April 02 2013 04:15PM

New York Islanders (17-16-3) Vs.
Your Winnipeg Jets (18-17-2)
Last Meeting:
January 27th, Jets 5 - Islanders 4 (OT)
TV: TSN Jets
Puck Drop: 6:00 (CT) 


It's a tough day for Jets fans. By now we all know the situation - still atop the Southeat division, but only four points up on Carolina and a surging Washington, both of whom have games in hand. The Jets deficiencies have been on display this past week, with a lack of scoring, an ineffective powerplay, depth issues, system breakdowns, and poor goaltending all seeming to take turns in costing the team five of its last seven games - starting with the back-to-back head-shakers against Washington that let them back into the race. Most years, the Islanders would be a respite from playing teams with NHL players, but added talent on the blue line, Evgeni Nabokov (a poor goalie this year, but .040 pts better than their backup), a little luck, and the John Tavares show have vaulted the team into a tie for 8th in the East. Lucky for us, they're still awful at home.

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Jason Gregor
April 02 2013 10:17AM

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock has had a very successful career. He was a decent hockey player; suiting up for the  Saskatoon Blades in the WHL, the University of McGill and he spent one season playing pro hockey in England where he racked up 45 goals and 127 assists in 49 games.

But he wanted to be in the NHL, and he knew it wouldn't be as a player so he became a coach. If you want to learn about what makes a successful coach, keep reading.

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