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Game 38 at Vancouver: Scoring Chances and Observations

From Extraskater.com “Advanced” statistics such as Fenwick, Corsi, and scoring chances can often display the natural trends and occurrences of a game, usually syncing up with the “eye test” of your average viewer. The first period of the game between the Canucks and Jets was not one of those circumstances.

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Jets Post-Game 38: Chris Tanev’s Revenge

I went public with my criticisms of Chris Tanev earlier today, and even reveled on the twitter when he was caught in no-man’s land on the Jets powerplay goal. Well, Tanev’s third period clapper was the difference in a 2-1 loss that could have gone either way after the Jets survived a slanted 1st period….

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JGD 38: Twelve man rosters

The Vancouver Province newspaper is trolling Jets fans on twitter today in a manner that fits the Canucks’ personality so perfectly. I’m sure if you mention politely that it’s probably a bit below them, they’ll take a dive and file for libel, so watch yourselves Jets fans.  In all seriousness, the Canucks have corrected a…

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Jets Post-Game 37: No Big Deal

The very first shift ended fears that the Jets were going to roll over in this game. Evander Kane threw a punishing hit, and the Jets new look second line picked up where they left off – with offensive pressure and slick scoring chances. Kane aggrivated the Panthers, the powerplay scored two, and the Jets…

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JGD 37: Playing for Pride

  Photo by Dan Bodenstein It’s game two against Florida this month. The first, a 5-2 loss in Sunrise, left fans reeling with a potent cocktail of frustration, anger, and shame. In fact, a December schedule seemingly designed to get the Jets back on track has yielded just three wins and 5 losses thanks to…

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Jets Forward Usage: A Deep Divide

Just as Ryan Blight’s scathing piece about Kevin Cheveldayoff’s lack of changes to the Atlanta Thrashers came to define how we thought about the Jets in the summer, Tim Bonner’s recent piece regarding the massive gap in talent between the team’s top group and depth players is coming to define how we talk about the next…

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Game 36 @ Buffalo: Scoring Chances & Observations

Chart via Extraskater.com A second straight strong performance by young Mark Scheifele was not enough Tuesday night, as the Jets lost yet another second half game of a back-to-back. This time, to the… wait, let me check that again… Buffalo Sabres?! What?

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Jetstream Podcast Ep 11: Christmas Baking

On this week’s episode, the boys discuss Peluso’s hit on Goligoski, Evander Kane trade rumors and put the blame on Claude again. All that, plus whether or not injuries should affect suspensions, Joe’s ineffective Twitter game and real-deal edible Christmas baking this time.

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Jets Post-Game 36: The Shame of It

Will this be the Jets’ Last Supper? Of course the lowest scoring team since 1967 expansion scored 4 against the Jets to win in regulation for the first time since November 15th. And naturally, the Jets became over-confident while winning 2-0 and down in the shot count 19-10 and in the Fenwick count 26-12. It…

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JGD 36: Grieving a Season Ended Before Its Time

The challenge for fans this season will be managing all five stages of the grief process. Some remain in denial, including looking at a ‘healthy’ depth chart as though that team was great, or prattling on about ‘consistency.’ For others, that ended after the Florida game, or perhaps after seeing Thorburn against Western conference teams….