January 26 2014 08:46PM
Hockey is a weird sport sometimes.
After two periods, the Jets looked finished. Outshot 27-6, they looked in danger of falling beneath their season-low shot total of 14. Their only powerplay came off of a Chicago bench minor. No line could spend any amount of time in the offensive zone. Patrick Kane sifted through two-man coverage at will, and Al Montoya had to stand on his head to keep the score close.
January 26 2014 11:29AM
Our two fastest boys.
Before they could celebrate their OT home win against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Jets were back on a plane bound for Chicago, getting ready to face the Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks for the fourth (and thankfully last) time this season. The 'Hawks have manhandled the Jets all season long like they were Division 5, but tonight may be a different story.
January 25 2014 09:35PM
The Jets put on a terrific performance for a national audience, showing their speed down the wings, their size along the boards, and their top-6 talent on the scoresheet. A couple bad goals that will send Travis over the moon in his Pavelec Performance Tracker put the contest into overtime, but it didn't take away from the dizzying joy of beating the Leafs.
January 25 2014 06:05AM
Jokinen with the German Suplex on Thornton.
Let's face it: the Winnipeg Jets do not sport a winning record. With a mere 51 points in 52 games, there aren't too many teams across the league you'd expect the Jets to beat with relative ease. Edmonton, Calgary, Buffalo, maybe Florida, but the buck stops there.
Except, of course, for the lowly Toronto Maple Leafs.
January 24 2014 12:08AM
They spelled my name wrong. And I'm not that big.
Well, it had to end sometime, didn't it?
For those of you who watched the game against Anaheim, tonight's loss may come as no surprise. The Sharks, like the Ducks, are cut from a different cloth than the other teams Winnipeg beat during it's now dead four game winning streak. San Jose is a deep, well-structered team, and the Jets couldn't get anything going against them all night.