GDB Post game: Jets lose fuel at the halfway point

Trin Potratz
September 24 2014 08:56PM

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The Jets looked like the better team for the first 28 minutes, but went completely in the opposite direction the rest of the way in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers. 

The team had a few defensive breakdowns that lead to Oiler goals, seeing Josh Morrissey and Jacob Trouba be victimized, while veterans Adam Pardy and Grant Clitsome did nothing to inspire confidence in their abilities to be solid NHL options this year.

While the Jets top line of Evander Kane, Mark Scheifele, and Blake Wheeler drove the play the majority of their ice time, they still were outplayed by the Oilers fourth-line prior to the first Oiler goal, which led to two more.

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September 24 2014 04:33PM

Please watch this video. If you want to know more read the article. If you want to start pre-emptively celebrating and never want to read another word we totally get it.

What an age to be alive!

*whistles loudly*

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GDB: Preseason Game Two: The New Western Rivalry

Trin Potratz
September 24 2014 02:21PM

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Today is a big day for me.

All my life I have been an Edmonton Oiler fan, and despite the many disappointments along the way, I am still faithful. Since the Jets have re-entered the league, they have been my second favourite beating out my previous second favourites; the Nashville Predators and Columbus Blue Jackets (See how i'm a sucker for punishment).

The best part of tonight is that I actually get to watch the game and it will feature my two favourite teams.

The Jets (1-0-0) will hope to remain undefeated in the preseason while the Oilers (1-1-0) are looking to get back in the win column after splitting their opening nights with the Calgary Flames.

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GDB: Preseason Game One: Into The Wild

Trin Potratz
September 22 2014 12:19PM

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The Winnipeg Jets will kick off their preseason against the Minnesota Wild at 7 pm local time, and it will be the first time fans will get to watch Nikolaj Ehlers at the MTS centre. In addition to watching at the arena, many will be able to watch the game on the new TSN3.

The Jets are icing a lineup that includes a few newcomers, and fan favourites, which seems to be the norm for the first preseason home game around the league. Dustin Byfuglien and Tobias Enstrom headline the fan favourites, while fans will also be excited to watch prospects Ehlers, Nic Petan and Josh Morrissey.

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Training Camp Hopefuls: Forwards

Trin Potratz
September 21 2014 05:20PM

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Awe yes, it's that time of the year again everybody.

The zamboni's have finished their final tune-ups, and the equipment has been laid out by the equipment managers. The players have made their way to the ice a few times, hooking up with their new linemates.

The coaches have come up with a presentation and plan on what kind of systems their team will be running. Management has their eyes ready to watch and evaluate which players will be representing their organization when the puck drops for real next month.

The Winnipeg Jets have a wide array of training camp hopefuls that can will be deciding their fates with their play in the pre-season.With a large array of two-way contracts fighting for positions, it's anybody's guess who will be wearing the navy blue and white jerseys come opening night.

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