Winnipeg Jets New Year’s Resolutions

Embed from Getty Images 2015 was a wild ride for the Winnipeg Jets and their fans. A short but memorable trip to the playoffs was the highlight of the year while the Evander Kane trade to Buffalo was the biggest news story of 2015. But what will 2016 bring? That, we’re not sure yet. However,…

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JGD 37: Jets Spend New Year’s Eve in the Desert

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets travel to Arizona tonight to take on the Coyotes in the 2015 finale.  The Jets are looking for their first three-game winning streak of the season. The Jets blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 1-0 on Sunday, then followed that up with a 4-1 win against the Detroit Red Wings…

WWYDW: Should the Jets Make a Trade?

Embed from Getty Images With the injury of Mark Scheifele, the forward depth of the Jets is being tested. With Jets managment opting to go for a youth movement, certain offensively minded players were not resigned in the 2015 off-season. To fill the hole of losing Scheifele, players are being forced to play in roles…

Pavelec to travel with Jets during five-game road trip

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets are hitting the road for a five-game road trip and Ondrej Pavelec is tagging along too. The starting goalie went down with a knee injury on Nov. 21 during a game against the Arizona Coyotes. But Pavelec is making progress and is on schedule to return mid-to-late January or early…

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Jets Nation Recap: Jets Feast On Wings Night At MTS Centre

Embed from Getty Images Winning is fun. Beating good teams are fun. The Winnipeg Jets are experiencing this phenomenon called winning and it’s a good time had by all. Two goals from Jacob Trouba plus a 33-save performance from Connor Hellebuyck gave the Jets a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings helping the sold…

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JGD 36: Jets Hope To Clip The Wings

Embed from Getty Images It’s always fun when an Original Six franchise pays a visit to the Manitoba capital. Especially when they only come once a year. The Detroit Red Wings will make their only stop to the MTS Centre on Tuesday to face the Winnipeg Jets. 

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The Jets Approach a Dustin Byfuglien-Sized Crossroads

Embed from Getty Images It’s not hyperbolic to suggest that how the next two months play out could be franchise-altering for the Winnipeg Jets. With quite possibly their two most important players both facing uncertain futures with the organization this summer, what the team looks like in the years to come will surely be shaped by…

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JN AirMail – December 28, 2015

The Christmas break is over and as we all get over our food-induced comas we dive into Jets Nation mail to provide you all with much needed answers to your burning Winnipeg Jets questions. You too can ask questions that I give answers to by @ replying JetsNation on Twitter with the tag #JNAirMail. You can also send us…

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Jets Nation Recap: Hellebuyck Shuts Out The Penguins 1-0

Embed from Getty Images Decades from now when Connor Hellebuyck tells the tale of his first career NHL shutout, it’s likely he’ll have to embellish a few things to make it far more interesting than what the game really was, but at the very least he can be very truthful about how he stared down a…

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JGD 35: Jets Face Adversity as Penguins Come to Town

Embed from Getty Images After a few days off for the holidays, the Winnipeg Jets get back into action tonight at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins.  The Jets went into the break with losses on back to back nights against the Edmonton Oilers and the Calgary Flames. Both games were on the road. 

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The Roundup

A Canucks Christmas rap, Mike Babcock and Christmas come early, Johnny Gaudreau is very good at hockey, can the Oilers sign Steven Stamkos, World Junior previews, Justin Schultz, Dougie Hamilton, Jake Gardiner and more in the weeks Nation Roundup brought to you by DraftKings. Merry Christmas Nation!!

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Helping Chevy Make Decisions Part 2: Isolating where the Jets struggle

Embed from Getty Images Winnipeg Jets General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff faces some big decisions.  The Jets currently sit tied for 2nd last in the Western Conference and last in the Central Division. Compounding their current struggles, the team is dealing with long-range uncertainty. They have two huge pending unrestricted free agents in Andrew Ladd and Dustin Byfuglien and restricted free…