SWOTing the Jets Offense: The Kids are Alright

MC Hockey
October 04 2011 12:43PM



The regular season looms so here begins Part 2 of my SWOT analysis of the Jets players coming into 2011-12, with the focus on the forwards this time. Hopefully my analysis is not overly self-contradictory but there is a fine balance to be observed in dealing with the uncertainties of the mena and events that transpire in professional sports.

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SWOTing the Jets Defense: The Big Buff Theory

MC Hockey
October 03 2011 11:04AM


In a series of 3 articles, I will undertake a SWOT analysis on the Winnipeg Jets players. SWOT is a process utilized in business which entails an analysis of the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats of an organization or project. It is typically done to plan for the future activities and hopefully for success. So let's get it started noting that most statistics below come from either the official NHL website for the regular stuff (goals, assists, plus minus) while advanced statistics (you will know when you see them) come from www.behindthenet.ca unless noted:

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Jets Sign Scheifele

Kent Wilson
October 03 2011 08:22AM



News on twitter from various quarters this morning is the Jets have signed first rounder Mark Scheifele to an entry level contract. It's pretty standard procedure for new prospects to get inked relatively quickly, but the timing suggests the youngster may have convinced the club to keep him around rather than send him back to junior.

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So Far, So Good For Manitoba's Team

Matt Eichel
October 02 2011 03:07PM



This past week, as I sat in a Tim Horton's on Pembina Highway between seven and eleven in the morning, I could not help but overhear many of the ongoing conversations between other patrons sitting beside me.

Almost every conversation that morning in that Tim Hortons started with talking about the Jets.

As I wore my white Jets hat and tapped in my article about the Jets and what to do with Mark Scheifele, I barely held myself from joining in on a conversation with strangers - all of them strangers.

But not just strangers - Winnipeggers.

They're happy to have their team back - and most importantly the love their team.

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The First Annual Nation Network Hockey Pool

Jonathan Willis
October 02 2011 02:19PM

Due to the high volume of requests, for the first time ever the Nation Network will launch a hockey pool open to all of our faithful readers! Details are after the jump.

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