Why The Jets Need Toby Enstrom

October 16 2016 11:55AM

There are often players that go unheralded for their performance on the ice and how their play affects the team overall. These players are typically not talked about because they are miscast as having no heart, grit or aren't very flashy. But, what these players bring to the team is stability. 

Toby Enstrom is one of these players for the Winnipeg Jets

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JN Recap - The Defense Rests And Doesn't Do Much Else In 4-3 Loss To Wild

Art Middleton
October 15 2016 09:48PM

The final score says that the Winnipeg Jets lost a close game on the road to the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-3. What it doesn't say is how poorly the Jets played for pretty much 55 of the 60 regulation time minutes.

Where does one begin when trying to explain how bad this game was?

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Back to the status quo: Jets scratch Armia for Thorburn

Jacob Stoller
October 15 2016 01:36PM

The Winnipeg Jets will be doing some line juggling ahead of tonight's matchup against the Minnesota Wild. Mark Stuart draws in for Ben Chiarot, Alex Burmistrov enters the lineup in place of injured Bryan Little and Chris Thorburn replaces Joel Armia in the lineup. 

Yes, you read that correctly.

The Winnipeg Jets are taking Joel Armia out of the lineup so Chris Thorburn can play. Right when you had thought the Jets had come to their senses in terms of player evaluation, they make a head-scratching move like this. 

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JGD 2: Jets And Wild Renew Growing Hostilities

Art Middleton
October 15 2016 11:42AM

After their previous meeting in the pre-season a week ago where the Wild topped the Jets by a 5-1 score in game that had seen a fair amount of chippy play, coach Paul Maurice remarked that both teams were starting to develop a healthy dislike for each other.

Tonight the two teams go at it for real with the Jets re-inserting a couple of gritty old-standbys into the lineup while the Wild should be a bit extra snarly and looking for two points after a disappointing season opening loss against St. Louis.

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Bryan Little out Indefinitely, what does this mean for the Jets?

Jacob Stoller
October 14 2016 12:59PM

The Winnipeg Jets will be without Bryan Little for at least the immediate future as head coach Paul Maurice announced the Jets second line centre will be out with a lower body injury with no timetable set for his return.

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