May 09 2015 07:00AM
Mikko Rantanen is a quality two-way winger who played in a top pro league (SM-Liiga) at age 18. His output in the Finnish elite league (56GP, 9-19-28) suggests real offensive ability.
How good is Mikko Rantanen?
May 08 2015 02:41PM
Dustin Byfuglien --like many of the Winnipeg Jets' best players-- is a pretty controversial player. You either love him and think he's the best, or you just out right hate him.
Regardless of which category one falls in line with, almost all agree that the Big Buff has a tonne of talent in many areas but struggles in others. Very few will deny his offensive prowess, and almost everyone can remember at least one moment where a dangerous play evolves from a defensive miscue.
Which camp you lie in depends on your opinion of whether or not his strengths overcome his weaknesses.
Let's take a look at the numbers.
May 08 2015 01:00PM
With their teams' seasons now in the rear view mirror, Rhys and Garret begin breaking down the upcoming entry draft by discussing which prospects Corey Pronman has ranked around where both the Canucks and Jets are selecting in the first 3 rounds. Join us after the jump for some prospect talk!
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May 08 2015 07:00AM
The Flames stay alive, Bob Hartley, the Battle of Alberta, Leafs coaching and GM favorites, Kevin Bieksa moving, Oilers interviewing coaches, the Kings are old and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.
May 07 2015 01:56PM
Whenever you get a new toy, it is always fun to play with.
Goals Above Replacement is a statistic developed by the good fellows at WAR-on-Ice. It combines penalty differentials, shot differentials, individual shooting effectiveness, and face offs, estimates their impact in terms of goals, and than places that relative to a replacement level player.
Let's take a look on which players had the best seasons for the Jets in GAR.