November 15 2013 10:26PM
At one point this season, pundits were calling for this team to forge an identity. It seems the team is settling on 'shootout specialists.'
After an offensive onslaught, a come-from-behind shot parade, and a 41 save one-goalie show, the Jets rode faceoff wins, powerplay goals, and Dustin Byfuglien to victory to make it four in a row against the Flyers. What is this team?
November 15 2013 01:53PM
This season at Jets Nation, I've begun tracking zone entry data. In other words, the number of times and method by which the Jets enter the offensive zone.
Why? A study completed by Eric Tulsky and Broad Street Hockey has shown that teams who enter the offensive zone with control of the puck are the teams that create more offence through control of neutral zone play and maintaining possession.
I've been giving game-by-game updates, but this data is better used with larger sample sizes. Therefore, today we will take a look at the Jets' numbers through their first 20 games and see how they are performing as a group and individually.
November 15 2013 01:48PM
Discussing a new breakout formation to use against left-wing pinkos.
This weekly column looks to discuss a certain number of relevant Jets topics on a certain day of the week. That certain number? Five. That day of the week? Friday. Also, hole. This is the Friday Five-Hole.
November 15 2013 05:04AM
We’re already right along that quarter point in the season, and the Jets have been able to show us some of the good, and some of the bad. I’ve been providing you with the scoring chances following every game this season, and now we'll look at how the guys have performed overall to date.
November 15 2013 04:51AM
The famed Broad Street
Thanks to a three game winning streak, the visiting Flyers have crawled all the way up to 13th in the East. Struggling stars, limited depth, a well respected coach fired after three games, and the 2nd worst scoring rate in the league have combined to make Philadelphia the most obvious source of two points on the Jets' November calendar.
Of course, with years of experience against the Panthers and Hurricanes, the Jets know better than to be counting points before the final buzzer. Even more importantly, a team that was in a tail spin just one week ago has suddenly scored 11 of their season total 33 goals in the 3 games coming into tonight's matchup.
Suddenly, it's the tale of two teams on hot streaks, each trying to prove they've left October behind.