JGD 51: THE QUACK ATTACK IS BACK, JACK

Rhys Finnick
January 21 2014 04:15AM

Everything's coming up Milhouse for the Winnipeg Jets lately. In the past ten days, the Jets have hired a new coach, put together an impressive winning streak, and looked every bit like the playoff-contending team they should could be. Yes, it appears The Little Franchise From Manitoba That Could is finally on the right track.

But hold on. What's that up ahead on the tracks? A duck. A gigantic duck, in fact, who's won 19 of its last 21 games, outscoring its opponents an astounding 82-46 during that stretch. This massive, all-consuming duck has one wing named "Getzlaf" and another they call "Perry", and when both of those hulking wings get going, the duck becomes unflappable.

Alright, I'll stop with the whole train/duck thing.

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Jetstream Podcast Ep 16: #Jetstream

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 20 2014 09:31PM

                             

On this week's episode, the guys try to rationalize their excitement for Paul Maurice, his future with the Winnipeg Jets and if there are going to be any other options to fill the head coaching position once the season is over. All that, plus Byfuglien at forward, the media attacking our weaker players and this week's test down in California.

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PLAYER SELECTION

Brian Sutherby
January 20 2014 08:55AM

During and after the fireworks in Vancouver on Saturday night, many people wanted to get on Canucks head coach John Tortorella for being so mad. Claiming that if he didn’t want or expect that to happen, he should have put out a more skilled line.

I disagree.

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Game 50 vs Edmonton: Pavelec Performance & Neutral Zone Play

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 19 2014 08:00PM

Well that was exciting.

The joy seems to be back in Joyville. Wait. Sorry, wrong head coach.

Things seem to be going pretty well for the Jets lately, and a dominant performance against the Edmonton Oilers really proved that point. The dominance started in the neutral zone though, where the controlled entry bug seems to be spreading throughout the lineup.

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Game 50 vs Edmonton: Scoring Chances and Observations

Travis Hrubeniuk
January 19 2014 07:56PM

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The Jets put another solid performance together against a lowly opponent in the Edmonton Oilers Saturday afternoon. It was their third win a row under Coach Paul Maurice as he continues to become the most popular man in the city. Well, next to Jacob Trouba that is.

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