September 24 2014 02:21PM
Today is a big day for me.
All my life I have been an Edmonton Oiler fan, and despite the many disappointments along the way, I am still faithful. Since the Jets have re-entered the league, they have been my second favourite beating out my previous second favourites; the Nashville Predators and Columbus Blue Jackets (See how i'm a sucker for punishment).
The best part of tonight is that I actually get to watch the game and it will feature my two favourite teams.
The Jets (1-0-0) will hope to remain undefeated in the preseason while the Oilers (1-1-0) are looking to get back in the win column after splitting their opening nights with the Calgary Flames.
September 22 2014 12:19PM
The Winnipeg Jets will kick off their preseason against the Minnesota Wild at 7 pm local time, and it will be the first time fans will get to watch Nikolaj Ehlers at the MTS centre. In addition to watching at the arena, many will be able to watch the game on the new TSN3.
The Jets are icing a lineup that includes a few newcomers, and fan favourites, which seems to be the norm for the first preseason home game around the league. Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom headline the fan favourites, while fans will also be excited to watch prospects Ehlers, Nic Petan and Josh Morrissey.
September 21 2014 05:20PM
Awe yes, it's that time of the year again everybody.
The zamboni's have finished their final tune-ups, and the equipment has been laid out by the equipment managers. The players have made their way to the ice a few times, hooking up with their new linemates.
The coaches have come up with a presentation and plan on what kind of systems their team will be running. Management has their eyes ready to watch and evaluate which players will be representing their organization when the puck drops for real next month.
The Winnipeg Jets have a wide array of training camp hopefuls that can will be deciding their fates with their play in the pre-season.With a large array of two-way contracts fighting for positions, it's anybody's guess who will be wearing the navy blue and white jerseys come opening night.
September 19 2014 07:30AM
Zach Bogosian has had his fair share of criticism and praise throughout his career. After beginning his NHL career with nine goals in 47 games making many believe he had the potential to be the team's go-to blue liner. Fast forward to today and Bogosian is simply an overpaid second pairing defenseman.
It's not a bad thing.
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September 19 2014 05:30AM
Training camps open, Taylor Hall just getting started, David Clarkson and his contract, TJ Brodie with a Norris in his future, Markus Naslund to the hall of fame and more in this week's Roundup.