Can the '12 Jets be the '11 Lightning?

Cam Charron
July 19 2011 02:29PM



If a modest goal of the Winnipeg Jets this season is to stay in the playoff hunt towards the end of the season, it is certainly not a task without precedent.

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Chris Osgood retired. Who cares?

Ryan Lambert
July 19 2011 01:24PM


You're going to hear a lot of talk in the coming week about Chris Osgood. A lot of that talk is going to include the word "great."

And all of it is going to be 100 percent incorrect.

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Jets Re-sign Blake Wheeler

Kent Wilson
July 18 2011 04:50PM



According to Darren Dregger of TSN, the Jets have re-signed Blake Wheeler to a contract worth a total of $5.1 million ($2.55 million cap hit). That dollar figure is a fair price considering Wheelers' comparables and he's a good bet to provide value on that ticket.

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Anatomy of an undervalued hockey player

Cam Charron
July 18 2011 04:39PM



Niclas Bergfors. Tyler Kennedy. Torrey Mitchell. Scott Gomez. Martin Hanzal. Scottie Upshall. Nikolay Zherdev. Peter Regin. Michael Frolik.

What do all nine of these players have in common?

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Blake Wheeler - Arbitration Case

Robert Cleave
July 18 2011 01:45AM



The Jets have one player eligible for arbitration this summer, with Blake Wheeler having a scheduled hearing on August 3rd. Wheeler joined the team in February of 2011 after a trade that sent the 24 year old winger from Boston along with Mark Stuart in exchange for Rich Peverly and Boris Valabik. The Minnesota native managed 17 points in 23 games for the Thrashers, and will be expected to play top-six minutes for Winnipeg this coming year.

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