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JGD #54: Time To Snap The Five-Game Losing Streak?

View image | gettyimages.com It has not been a quiet 48 hours in Winnipeg with the controversial news regarding forward Evander Kane, more on that in a bit. But tonight the Jets are back in action for a big divisional matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks for the fourth time this season. The Jets will be looking to snap a five-game losing skid at…

The Fantasy Minute

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Evander Kane will undergo shoulder surgery; out 4-6 months

View image | gettyimages.com It would seem that Winnipeg Jets forward Evander Kane will not be traded before the deadline as he’s opted to undergo a surgical procedure to fix his injured shoulder instead, the club announced Friday: Coach Maurice announces Kane needs surgery on his shoulder. The usual timeline for recovery is 4-6 months. — Winnipeg…

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What return should the Jets expect from Kane?

View image | gettyimages.com When it comes to on-ice results, Evander Kane performs pretty well. He is a twenty-three year old top six talent and under contract for three more seasons. Kane is young, good at hockey, and signed with term, a combo that GMs covet. While destiny is never certain, it does look like The Natural’s…

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Winnipeg Jets are set up for the future: Goalies

View image | gettyimages.com It’s one thing to be good, it’s another entirely to be good and young. I wrote an article in the Winnipeg Free Press last Saturday, saying that underlying metrics say good things about the 2014-15 Winnipeg Jets. The Jets’ strong numbers –such as in score adjusted Corsi percentage (SAC%)– are a positive sign. While…

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The Roundup

Evander Kane problems, Zack Kassian problems, Tyler Bozak potentially on the move, trusting Oilers media, Flames trade speculation, a Fantasy Hockey cheat sheet and more in this weeks Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.

Report: Kane generating lots of interest, but injury status is key

View image | gettyimages.com In a week that’s mostly been filled with bad news for the Winnipeg Jets, here’s a ray of sunshine: as it turns out, despite all of the Evander Kane drama, a whole host of NHL teams would reportedly be very interested in acquiring the 23-year-old power forward in a trade. Though a…