Trouba out. Big trouble for the Jets?

View image | gettyimages.com Today is a tough day in the “Heart of Canada” as the depth of the Winnipeg Jets defence just got a little bit thinner, and the end of the tunnel is nowhere in site. It was announced this morning that Jacob Trouba joins the long list of injured Jets rearguards and…

Defying The Odds: The Chiarot Chronicles

View image | gettyimages.com If you’re drafted in the first round, it’s likely that you’ll see some NHL ice. If you’re drafted in the second round, then you’ll have to show a little something, but it’s still likely that you’ll get a chance or two to get that call-up. If you’re drafted in the third…

St.John’s IceCaps Update: December 15

View image | gettyimages.com The IceCaps didn’t do themselves any favours in regards to their playoff chances as they completed a week that saw some up and down play leading to a 1-2-1 record in back to backs against the Providence Bruins and Toronto Marlies. With Patrice Cormier returning to the IceCaps, it seems like…

Cory Conacher Passes through Waivers: Is this the end?

View image | gettyimages.com Cory Conacher is not a well-known player in the NHL, even after stints in four markets. An undrafted college free-agent signing by the Lightning, he steamrolled the AHL as a 5’8″ 21 year old after being told he might never walk properly as an infant and living with type 1 diabetes since childhood….

THE FANTASY MINUTE

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).

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The Roundup

Flames PDO, the worst Canuck, Kessel needs time off, the cartoon above, Justin Jultz, Johnny Goalie, Las Vegas and more in this week’s Roundup.

WWYD WEDNESDAY: THE LAST LINE OF DEFENCE

#483936097 / gettyimages.com Ever since the Jets were reincarnated, goaltending has been a favourite focus of controversy and that doesn’t seem to be changing. Well, in today’s WWYD Wednesday, that’s our focus. In previous years, the main topic of discussion was Ondrej Pavelec’s incompetence as a number-one goaltender in the National Hockey League. For years,…

Kane Suspended Two Games: Playing without Evander

Evander Kane was suspended for two games for his hit from behind on Clayton Stoner. The loss comes at a difficult time for the Jets. Not only are they facing two Divisional opponents in those games, but injuries to Enstrom, Bogosian, and Clitsome have forced Byfuglien back on defence and thinned out an already shallow…

Future Plans: Dec. 9, 2014

#187783939 / gettyimages.com No matter how good or poor a team is playing, fans always seem to be concerned about a team’s prospect list and who will be the next player to make a difference on the team. The Jets’ faithful are no different In the past two weeks since our last Future Plans, Winnipeg’s…

St. John’s IceCaps Update: DECEMBER 8

#121207875 / gettyimages.com The St.John’s IceCaps find themselves on the outside of the playoff picture as of now, and the team has lost three of its last four following a five-game winning streak. The IceCaps are a solid mix of up-and-coming B-level prospects and AHL veterans, and one of the brightest arrows on the club…