Game # 27 vs Rangers: A Titanic Clash for 8th place

Brett Martin
March 14 2013 11:34AM


Games don't get much bigger than this. Actually, they often do. Certainly, in the Playoffs the stakes are much, much higher. In fact, every Jets game after this one will increases exponentially in meaning, pressure, and hyperbole. 

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Slater hurt, Cormier up from St. John's

Kevin McCartney
March 13 2013 01:58PM

Patrice Cormier was recalled today to replace an injured Jim Slater, who is suspected to have a broken hand from blocking a Phaneuf shot while down 5-on-3 in the third. I picked on Slater a bit in my review of the Jets’ Penalty Killing troubles, but I have to admit that now I feel as though the hockey gods are trying to teach me to appreciate what I have. Inside a quick look at what we’re getting in Cormier.

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Kubalik for Machacek: Fun name differential = 0

Kevin McCartney
March 12 2013 03:55PM

It's old news now (like, two days!), but the Jets moved elder prospect Spencer Machacek for Czech winger Tomas Kubalik over the weekend. It's a small move, and neither player is likely to play 200 games in the NHL. Still, I'm obsessive, so we're going to talk about each player, why it happened, and what it means for the Jets after the jump!

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Game #26 Vs. Maple Leafs - Start of the Home Swing

Travis Hrubeniuk
March 12 2013 11:44AM

Toronto Maple Leafs (15-10-1) @
Your Winnipeg Jets (12-11-2)
Last Meeting:
February 7th, Jets 2 - Leafs 3
TV: TSN Jets
Puck Drop: 7:00 (CT)


The Jets return home tonight after a rather disappointing road trip that saw them go 2-1-1, and end up sitting practically in the same place in the standings as they did when they left. Now the Jets are in a position where getting points against a feisty Leafs team is critical.

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Jets Special Teams Woes: PK

Kevin McCartney
March 11 2013 05:38PM

The Jets have been struggling to stay on the playoff bubble in the East all year. A 3-game win streak to end February gave way to two decisive losses to divisional opponents, and the recent road trip collected 5 of a possible (and expected) 8 points against also-rans and the struggling Devils. Sure, there have been some injuries, particularly to the team's best two defencemen in Byfuglien and Enstrom. Goaltending has been... well, that's another article. But the Jets special teams has let fans down more nights than not. The mere fact that I can write a multi-part series on the Jets woes at special teams is disheartening. Might as well start with the good news. That's right, the Penalty Kill is the good news. Good gravy...

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