Jets Nation 2013 Year-End Awards: Unsung Hero

Kevin McCartney
May 07 2013 06:33PM

We nominated, you voted, and the results are in. All this week Jets Nation will be revealing your reader picks with our writers' perspectives for the 2013 Year-End Awards. Today's award is a victory for the little guys, the underdogs. It's a moment of celebrating the under-represented and under-appreciated. Think Stallone in the 1987 World Arm Wrestling Championships impressing a young David Mendenhall with his never-before-seen turned hat style. Sure, if you don't care that much about the Jets, you might not even know the names nominated. But if you don't care that much about the Jets, I can only assume you came to this site looking for travel deals for the exceptional prose. Relax your abdomen, fold toward your screen, head jutted forward and eyes fixed on the scroll below while you cheer softly to yourself, your exuberance dampened by the social padding your fandom must remain trapped inside.

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Jets Nation 2013 Year-End Awards: Best Defenceman

Kevin McCartney
May 05 2013 10:24PM

We nominated, you voted, and the results are in. All this week Jets Nation will be revealing your reader picks with our writers' perspectives for the 2013 Year-End Awards. We present this article to hand out the virtual hardware, but also to show our discipline as we held ourselves to just one subtle dig at Olli Jokinen. 

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Jets Nation 2013 Year-End Awards: Best Forward

Kevin McCartney
May 04 2013 04:00PM

 

We nominated, you voted, and the results are in. All this week we'll be revealing your reader picks with our writers' perspectives for the Jets Nation 2013 Year-End Awards. From the obvious (Claude Noel for Best Hockey Dad) to the obscene ([redacted]), the Nation has spoken on who gets the virtual hardware. Today, we begin with the Jets' Best Forward.

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STREAKCRED TRICKIER THAN YOU THINK

Wanye
May 04 2013 02:30PM

 

The leader in streakcred - Rmo2000 - has now crashed and burned and his streak is over at 8 wins in a row. In fact the entire top 20 players in the game have all lost their streaks and everyone is starting again from zero. This is the time for the second wave of people looking to play to get involved.

We need you Nation, team entries are lagging way behind what we thought they would be by now. Keep reading after the jump if you want to see your ol' pal Wanye beg you to support deserving charities.

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Jets Season In Review: Final Summary

Travis Hrubeniuk
May 03 2013 02:10PM

    

So close, yet so so far away. Finishing with a record of 24-21-3, the 2013 Winnipeg Jets ended the season with 51 points - a mere four short of the New York Islanders and that highly coveted playoff spot. Unfortunately those four points have changed the tone of Jets fans everywhere from glee and hope to reflection and questioning, and thus here I am writing a review on the season rather than a preview of the newly-branded Winnipeg Jets first playoff matchup.

So buckle up folks. Throughout this week I’ve worked my way through the forwards, defensemen, goalies, coaching, and finish today with a summary and my opinions on this season.

(Big thanks to behindthenet, nhl.com, stats.hockeyanalysis.com, capgeek, and leftwinglock.com for all the upcoming numbers)

Three Burning Questions

As a final summary to my week-long review of the 2013 Winnipeg Jets season, I will answer three major questions. 1) Did the Jets overachieve? 2) Where did things go wrong? 3) What needs to be done from here?

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