December 31 2013 01:29AM
Left to right: Lowry, Scheifele, and Petan at practice
Star WHL centre Nic Petan signed his entry level contract yesterday with the Jets, just hours after scoring the winning goal against Slovakia in a come from behind win at the World Junior Championship. Long time readers will know that Petan is a personal favourite of mine, and I consider him a creative puck handler and precision passer with exceptional hockey IQ.
Inside we'll look again at the player and at what the timing of his signing means for the club.
December 31 2013 12:48AM
In a game that has been referred to as one of the most complete efforts from the Jets this year, there was one aspect of their game that remained similar to almost every other game this year. Their reluctance to carry the puck into the zone.
December 30 2013 11:46AM
Fenwick Chart via Extraskater.com
The Jets put together a strong effort Sunday night in Colorado that saw them once again win a special teams battle and out-posses an opponent. It was the kind of game that left me, and many other Jets fans, wondering why road performances like these can’t be a more consistent thing.
December 30 2013 07:55AM
Wright Not the Right Fit In Winnipeg
The biggest complaint I have had as a Jets fan over the two and a half seasons the team has been back hasn't been the lack of Ron Hainsey's defensive skills or even the lack of NIk Antropov's speed - it is the fact the Jets regularly dress centre James Wright on a nightly basis on their fourth line.
December 30 2013 12:36AM
In the pre-season, coach Claude Noel told us that he breaks the season in five-game segments to keep the team focused, and explained his moderate and attainable expectations that the team win 3 out of every 5. Half way through the year, we take a look at the team's success using those segments.