Jets 2013/14 Prospect Review

Kevin McCartney
August 15 2014 05:58PM

Jan Kostalek

During the season, we checked in a few times on the Jets' prospects around the world. The last time was in December. I've never been accused of being a timely writer, but it's still worth checking in on how the season finished for last year's prospects and how the organization might currently see them. We'll update our prospect list before September and set some reasonable expectations for their respective seasons. 

For now, let's look back at 2013/14 and think about the good and bad arrows for the would-be Jets.

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
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.

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PACIFIC HEIGHTS 2014-15

Lowetide
August 14 2014 10:46PM

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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?

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Player Preview: Mark Scheifele

Trin Potratz
August 14 2014 01:08PM

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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.

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Player Preview: Jim Slater

Trin Potratz
August 12 2014 12:52PM

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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.

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