February 12 2017 11:02AM
The perfect barometer was on display at MTS Centre Saturday night — roughly 15 thousand fans saw the product on the ice, and they weren't afraid to voice their displeasure.
It may have been the worst effort of the season for the Winnipeg Jets. Then again, it may just be the latest of the half dozen similar games in a season that has them sitting third from the bottom in the 30-team National Hockey League.
February 11 2017 09:04PM
Credit: Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports
48 hours ago, the Jets were coming into the weekend thinking a couple of strong games would keep them right in the thick of the playoff race.
Now coming off a second loss in a row in as many nights - this time a 4-1 dropped game to the Tampa Bay Lightning - that faint sound you hear in the distance may not be the roar of playoff crowds, but the rumble of another tank effort...
February 11 2017 02:30PM
At this point, the Winnipeg Jets may be finished with Ondrej Pavelec.
He’s out for a week with a lower body injury, at the very least (raise your hand if you’ve heard this story before).
That gives heir apparent Connor Hellebuyck the next week to show that he’s gotten his head back on straight and he’s ready to finish out the year as the team’s number one.
February 11 2017 01:12PM
Here's everything you need to know ahead of tonight's matchup between the Jets and the Lightning.
February 11 2017 12:34AM
Photo credit: © Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports
Put the brooms away.
It's like your grandpa used to tell you: "Kid, you may beat the Chicago Blackhawks five times in a season, but you'll never beat them six."
The Jets understood this which can only explain why they came out so sluggish in the first period and couldn't play catchup the rest of the way, falling to the Hawks 5-2