December 30 2015 11:33AM
With the injury of Mark Scheifele, the forward depth of the Jets is being tested. With Jets managment opting to go for a youth movement, certain offensively minded players were not resigned in the 2015 off-season.
To fill the hole of losing Scheifele, players are being forced to play in roles they are not used to or do not have the proper skill set to fill the hole.
This begs the question, do the Jets need to make a trade to properly fill the 2nd line centre spot if Scheifele is out long term?
December 30 2015 10:34AM
The Winnipeg Jets are hitting the road for a five-game road trip and Ondrej Pavelec is tagging along too.
The starting goalie went down with a knee injury on Nov. 21 during a game against the Arizona Coyotes. But Pavelec is making progress and is on schedule to return mid-to-late January or early February at the very latest, leaving head coach Paul Maurice with some tough decisions to make.
December 29 2015 09:12PM
Winning is fun. Beating good teams are fun. The Winnipeg Jets are experiencing this phenomenon called winning and it's a good time had by all. Two goals from Jacob Trouba plus a 33-save performance from Connor Hellebuyck gave the Jets a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings helping the sold out crowd at the MTS Centre get over their post Christmas blahs.
December 29 2015 08:45AM
It's always fun when an Original Six franchise pays a visit to the Manitoba capital. Especially when they only come once a year. The Detroit Red Wings will make their only stop to the MTS Centre on Tuesday to face the Winnipeg Jets.
December 28 2015 02:38PM
It's not hyperbolic to suggest that how the next two months play out could be franchise-altering for the Winnipeg Jets. With quite possibly their two most important players both facing uncertain futures with the organization this summer, what the team looks like in the years to come will surely be shaped by the direction they choose to head in.
As such, it goes without saying that Kevin Cheveldayoff and his staff need to approach all of their personnel decisions with the utmost care. Especially in the case of Dustin Byfuglien, who seems less likely of the two to be rewarded with the big contract he's looking for if the rumblings are any indication. All of which presents a rather interesting dilemma to keep an eye on as the February 29th trade deadline approaches.