September 29 2015 08:00AM
There are many advantages of living in a hockey-mad market like Winnipeg. For starters, there are no shortage of people willing to talk about the sport at any time of the year. Discussions and arguments about the status of the Winnipeg Jets aren't uncommon in the middle of summer, let alone in the dead of winter.
September 28 2015 11:50AM
Paul Maurice didn't hide his frustration on Sunday night following the Jets' 8-1 pre-season loss to the Minnesota Wild.
Only, for the most part, he wasn't angry with his own players. It was directed toward Wild head coach Mike Yeo, who iced all his veterans — even up by seven goals late in the game — during the lopsided victory.
September 28 2015 10:20AM
The sixteen cut brings down the Jets training camp roster from 44 to 28 (27 after excluding Grant Clitsome). Fourteen of the players move from the NHL to the AHL camp, while two were sent back to their Canadian major junior team.
September 27 2015 07:49PM
You knew it was going to be a long night when you saw the Wild's roster. You knew it was going to be a long night when you saw Anthony Peluso left to be in charge of boxing out Nino Niederreiter.
Take a deep breath Jets fans, this was just a preseason game, a really bad preseason game against a Wild team full of vets.
September 27 2015 12:00PM
It's a Sunday preseason showdown between Central division rivals as the Jets take on the Minnesota Wild and with the Jets roster starting to be trimmed, it's maybe a final chance for young players to leave one last impression on Paul Maurice and coaching staff.
Like the last couple of games we've seen, the veteran vs youth ratio will be a factor as the Jets bring a younger more AHL-ish looking lineup into Minnesota while the Wild will have more of an established NHL regulars look.