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TCGD: More like American’t

Today is the round robin match that everyone has been waiting for. Team Canada vs. Team Our Parents Immigrated from Canada. As a child of the 80s it seems odd to consider the US as Canada’s chief hockey rival, but I can no longer trap myself in 1987 and continue to believe that the Russians…

KANE OUT LONG-TERM, WHAT ARE SOME OPTIONS MOVING FORWARD?

View image | gettyimages.com On Monday, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice announced that forward Evander Kane will be out until mid-February with a lower-body injury. Yes, ugh, I know. So what do the Jets do now? They do have a few options on the table that they can explore to help temporarily fill the hole up front.  Lets take a look. 

St.John’s IceCaps Update: Christmas Break

View image | gettyimages.com The IceCaps get into the rhythm of standing still by losing one game and winning the next. Heading into the Christmas break, they stayed true on that form. The IceCaps split the mini-series with the Hamilton Bulldogs, leaving themselves entrenched in the playoff battle once again. While Connor Hellebuyck continues to…

Reinhart Shines, Canada Drops Finland 4-1

View image | gettyimages.com It would appear to be a one-sided victory when you look at the scoreboard, but Team Canada’s 4-1 win over Team Finland was close, hard fought one. Finland, desperate to avoid dropping three straight games to open the tournament, kept the game close until late in the third period, but ultimately couldn’t contain…

TCGD – Canada Looks to Stay Perfect

View image | gettyimages.com Team Canada is off to an excellent, albeit expected start at this year’s World Juniors tournament, winning their first two games with ease. That being said, anything short of a regulation win tonight could put Canada in danger of being leapfrogged by Team USA in the Group A standings. 

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JGD #37: CONCLUDING THE HOME-AND-HOME

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets returned from the Christmas break on a somewhat good note as they defeated the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-3 in overtime. Tonight, the Jets and Wild will conclude a home-and-home series at the MTS Centre for the third of five meetings this season. 

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First Star, Worst Star: December 28, 2014

I hope everyone had a great Christmas, ate your weight in delicious food and spent way too much time arguing with your relatives about your opposing political viewpoints. You know, the TRUE meaning of the holidays! 

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JGD #36: Securing The Playoffs

View image | gettyimages.com The Jets return from the holiday break sitting 6th in the West, but still 4th in the Central and thus in a Wildcard playoff spot. The teams in the hunt as the calendar turns appear to be Calgary – a team with just two wins in their last ten games and more…