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April 08 2016 05:00AM

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Was Lou Lamoriello the best GM in the NHL this year, how injuries played a factor in Canucks awful season, the end of Monahan and Gaudreau's first contracts in Calgary, farewell to Rexall Place in Edmonton, what's changed in the world since the Oilers last made the playoffs, Datsyuk possibly heading back to Russia, the race to the bottom is coming down to the wire and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

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Jets Nation Recap: Jets Win Third In A Row.. WHY NOW?!?!

Art Middleton
April 08 2016 12:08AM

October 12, October 18, November 1, November 23, December 6, December 31, January 18 or February 11

Any of those dates where the Jets had a chance to win their third game in a row would have been a perfectly acceptable time for them to do so. Earlier in the season could have helped build confidence. Later in the season could have helped keep a faint playoff dream alive.


April 7th - technically April 8th since the game ended just past midnight in Manitoba - in game 81 of the 82 game season with the playoffs well out of reach.. THAT is when the Jets finally managed to figure it out and be the 30th NHL team to win their third game in a row this season.


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Jets Nation Round Table: End of the Season Edition

April 07 2016 03:58PM


This week the Jets Nation crew discusses what has been their favourite part of the season, the worst part and try to make a prediction for the Jets' off season. 

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JGD 81: Shark Attack!

Art Middleton
April 07 2016 08:30AM

If you thought tonight's contest in San Jose was all but a meaningless hockey game, you'd be wrong.

The Jets can still play the role of spoiler and better yet, nab that ever elusive third win in a row for the first time this season.

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Physical play in OHL 'dwindling,' Jets prospect Brendan Lemieux says

Angelo Montilla
April 06 2016 04:06PM

Brendan Lemieux's junior hockey days are behind him and it sounds as if the Winnipeg Jets prospect couldn't be happier.

The 20-year-old, who made his professional debut with the AHL's Manitoba Moose on Tuesday night, says he's looking forward to returning to a more physical brand of hockey — something he claims the OHL is lacking.

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