Report: Jets listening hard to offers for Evander Kane

View image | gettyimages.com The relationship between Evander Kane and the Winnipeg Jets is eroding quickly, and it seems like we’ll see some movement one way or another this week. The 23-year-old power forward has skill to burn, but he’s playing hurt, and has obviously been in Paul Maurice’s cross hairs over wearing sweat pants to…

The Anatomy of a Losing Streak: Why have the Jets dropped 5 straight?

View image | gettyimages.com It wasn’t long ago that the much improved Winnipeg Jets appeared to have all but punched their ticket to Lord Stanley’s annual blood bath and gala.  Then the All-Star break ended and the shirt collars of True North executives on Portage Street began to get oh so ever subtly tighter. The Jets have now dropped…

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IceCaps Recap – February 5th 2015

Courtesy: StJohnsIceCaps.com Welcome to the first installment of the IceCaps Recap where we review all the weekly activity of the St. John’s IceCaps the AHL affiliation of the Winnipeg Jets. Similar to the Future NHEhlers weekly article we will review all the stats and news we can find for your IceCaps. This week the IceCaps walked…

Report: Evander Kane was scratched over sweat pants

View image | gettyimages.com In the wake of Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice making forward Evander Kane a healthy scratch for mysterious disciplinary reasons in his hometown on Tuesday night, the internet busily concocted all manner of insane rumours to explain what Kane had done to deserve his punishment. As it turns out, we were all sweating the small stuff….

Healthy Scratch Reax: The fallout

View image | gettyimages.com On Tuesday night, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice decided to discipline forward Evander Kane for a vaguely defined infraction. He opted to make Kane a healthy scratch for a key game against the Vancouver Canucks.  This isn’t the first time Kane has been disciplined in this manner during his Winnipeg tenure, and it’s…