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August 15 2014 08:05AM
The analytics debate rages on, how much does "character" matter, player profiles, ice bucket challenge, Wayne Gretzky and more in this week’s Roundup.
August 14 2014 10:46PM
After weeks of ciphering, I have figured out the Pacific Division for 2014-15. Now, if you click-through it will ruin the surprise of the actual season, so consider this a spoiler alert on winter. Up next: where do they finish?
August 14 2014 01:08PM
When Kevin Cheveldayoff stepped up to the draft podium holding an NHL-themed jersey in his hand for the Jets inaugural season, many were surprised to hear the name Mark Scheifele called at 7th overall of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Fast forward to present day and it looks like Chevy knew exactly what he was doing.
August 12 2014 12:52PM
Jim Slater has been with the franchise since the Atlanta days after being drafted with the final pick in the first round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Slater never became a perennial point producer as an NHLer and instead reinvented himself as a defensive specialist.
Slater has had injury issues for the past two seasons, playing only 53 games and scoring an alarmingly low two goals and two assists over that time. For that kind of production, Slater’s $1.6 million contract looks like yet another questionable contract on the Jets payroll.
August 11 2014 04:09PM
We recently took a look at the Jets' depth chart, only to have the team add some bodies. Player previews will continue throughout the month, but the biggest question is always ice time and linemates. Inside we'll look at a likely lineup for opening night and look back to years past for comparison.