JGD #54: Time To Snap The Five-Game Losing Streak?

Dale Lamontagne
February 06 2015 02:38PM

It has not been a quiet 48 hours in Winnipeg with the controversial news regarding forward Evander Kane, more on that in a bit. But tonight the Jets are back in action for a big divisional matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks for the fourth time this season. The Jets will be looking to snap a five-game losing skid at the MTS Centre.

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The Fantasy Minute

Nation World HQ
February 06 2015 02:30PM

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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Report: Jets will still look to move Evander Kane before the trade deadline

Thomas Drance
February 06 2015 02:12PM

Though Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane is set to undergo a surgical procedure to repair his damaged shoulder this weekend, the Jets are still reportedly fielding calls and looking to trade him before the March 2nd NHL Trade Deadline, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN and TSN.

Read on for more.

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Evander Kane will undergo shoulder surgery; out 4-6 months

Thomas Drance
February 06 2015 10:55AM

It would seem that Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will not be traded before the deadline as he's opted to undergo a surgical procedure to fix his injured shoulder instead, the club announced Friday:

Kane had been playing through a variety of ailments of late, and the injured shoulder in particular was likely to require surgery following the season, according to Winnipeg Free Press reporter Gary Lawless

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What return should the Jets expect from Kane?

Garret Hohl
February 06 2015 10:00AM

When it comes to on-ice results, Evander Kane performs pretty well. He is a twenty-three year old top six talent and under contract for three more seasons.

Kane is young, good at hockey, and signed with term, a combo that GMs covet. While destiny is never certain, it does look like The Natural's days as a Jet are numbered. 

UPDATE: Kane will undergo shoulder surgery and is expected to miss four-to-six months as he convalesces. 

What should the Jets expect in return for the young power forward?

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