April 13 2015 10:15AM
Playoff hockey is nearly upon us and the Nations Network is holding a playoff pool draft for charity.
Do you like hockey? Do you like hockey drafts? Do you like hockey pools? Do you like hockey playoffs? Do you like helping charities?
If any or all of these apply, you should check out The Nation Drafts Prize-a-Palooza after the jump.
April 11 2015 05:30PM
Hey, you! Yes, you! Are you excited for playoff hockey? Do you like winning sweet prizes? Are you not only morally superior to those heathen Flames, Jets, Canucks and Oilers fans, but intellectually superior too? Well, it's time to step up and prove it - the NationDrafts charity playoff hockey pool is here!
Join us after the jump for details on how to enter, support a good cause, and win some great prizes!
April 11 2015 04:41PM
Though he lost the starting job to Ondrej Pavelec in recent weeks, Winnipeg Jets rookie netminder Michael Hutchinson has put together a strong rookie season. In fact it was a record setting rookie season.
Hutchinson finished the year with a 21-10-5 record, which was good enough to set a new record for rookie goaltenders in the history of the Jets version 2.0/Atlanta Thrashers franchise.
Let's break it down after the jump.
April 11 2015 03:55PM
The game may not have meaning for standings or playoff positioning, but not one Jet who was dressed would say the game was meaningless.
The Jets came out with a rocky start, with the Michael Ferlund scoring his NHL debut goal on the very first shot of the game. Only 15 seconds later, Drew Stafford tied up the game.
Not much occurred thereafter, other than some very open play as expected with both teams dressing the B-Squad.
Michael Frolik scored early in the third for his 19th of the season, which opened up the flood gates. The Jets scored an additional three goals from Lee Stempniak, Adam Lowry, and Matt Halischuk.
Let's break it down.
April 11 2015 11:46AM
The playoffs became a reality for the Winnipeg Jets after the team clinched its first post-season berth since relocating from Atlanta three years ago.
Today, the Jets will look to fly into the playoffs on a high note.
The Jets (42-26-13), who hold the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference, will host the playoff-bound Calgary Flames at the MTS Centre in their regular-season finale.
They still don't know who their first-round opponent will be, but the Jets will face either the Anaheim Ducks or St. Louis Blues in the opening series.