JGD 53: FACTS IS FACTS

Rhys Finnick
January 25 2014 06:05AM

Jokinen with the German Suplex on Thornton.

Let's face it: the Winnipeg Jets do not sport a winning record. With a mere 51 points in 52 games, there aren't too many teams across the league you'd expect the Jets to beat with relative ease. Edmonton, Calgary, Buffalo, maybe Florida, but the buck stops there.

Except, of course, for the lowly Toronto Maple Leafs.

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JETS POST-GAME 52: WHAT GOES UP, MUST ALSO LOSE SOMETIMES

Rhys Finnick
January 24 2014 12:08AM

 

                 They spelled my name wrong. And I'm not that big.

Well, it had to end sometime, didn't it?

For those of you who watched the game against Anaheim, tonight's loss may come as no surprise. The Sharks, like the Ducks, are cut from a different cloth than the other teams Winnipeg beat during it's now dead four game winning streak. San Jose is a deep, well-structered team, and the Jets couldn't get anything going against them all night.

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JGD 52: DON'T LET THORNTON SCORE FOUR

Rhys Finnick
January 23 2014 03:06AM

 

Odd photo by Dinur.

Two nights after stealing a rare road win from the league-best Anaheim Ducks, the Jets head (slightly) north to face the always dangerous San Jose Sharks. Jets fans remember well the last time these two teams met back on November 10th, when captain Andrew Ladd was able to win an exciting, back and forth affair in the shootout at the MTS Centre.

When you're hot, you're hot, and the Jets are hot, but they may find just as big of a challenge waiting for them in San Jose as they did in Anaheim.

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Game 51 @ Anaheim: Scoring Chances and Observations

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 22 2014 09:41PM

I really hope the Jets got out of Anaheim as quickly as possible, because they straight up stole this game. It’s not something the Jets have been able to do often, but on Tuesday night they pulled out a game based highly on puck luck and solid goaltending, leaving Anaheim as the only team this year to beat the Ducks at home in regulation time.

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Game 51 @ Anaheim: Pavelec Performance and Neutral Zone Play

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 22 2014 09:03PM

Any of you that know me personally, listen to our podcast, or read these pieces regularly, will understand the magnitude of my next sentence. Ondrej Pavelec and puck luck were the main reasons why the Jets won this game.

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