Jets' Bryan Little set to return from 11-game absence Tuesday vs. Rangers

Thomas Drance
March 31 2015 11:03AM

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The Winnipeg Jets will get a major boost when they face the New York Rangers on Tuesday night with top-line centre Bryan Little set to make his return from an 11-game absence, the result of a still-undisclosed injury.

"The good thing is I'm going to have a lot of energy tonight," Little told the media, via the Jets' official team website. "I might be a little rusty with the puck but i'm going to go out there play hard and try and play with the puck as much as possible."

Read on past the jump for more.

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Hockey Graphs Podcast Episode 11: Playoffs!?

Rhys Jessop
March 31 2015 11:00AM

Hockey Graphs Podcast 2

In this week's episode, Rhys and Garret break down the Western Conference playoff race and take a look at some recent mock drafts. Click past the jump to listen!

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March 31 2015 07:00AM

If Lawson Crouse hadn't shown up on the hockey horizon, we might not have had anything to talk about for the 2015 draft. That's a stretch but the fact remains Crouse has—more than anyone in recent history—divided talent assessors in a big way. Is he a great prospect or a kid who developed into manhood far ahead of the other teenagers of his generation? Where will he play? Can he score consistently? Does he check well enough to be considered an impact checker? What the hell is an impact checker? Lawson Crouse is exhausting even just to talk about. Wait until you see him play!

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Prospect Vids: Petan's 2 points help Portland to a 3-0 win in Game 2

Anthony Lenting
March 30 2015 10:54AM

Welcome to Prospect Vids, a new feature we will be carrying at Jets Nation where we show you some highlights of the Jets top prospects.

Nic Petan has started out the 2015 WHL playoffs with 3 points in 2 games. In Game 2 of the series vs Seattle, he tallied a goal and an assist. 

See the highlight video of Petan's performance after the jump.

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Do the Winnipeg Jets play down to their competition

Garret Hohl
March 30 2015 10:17AM

Do the Jets play down to their competition? Why is it that they seem to play well against the best teams?

These questions have been asked about the Winnipeg Jets, and it is neither the first or last time either. Team performance in both consistency and playing to their opponent is a fairly common concern throughout all fan bases.

Let's take a look at this after the jump.

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