Should the Jets extend Ladd or Byfuglien: The case for Dustin Byfuglien

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets have some crucial decisions to make on their future. The outcome from such decisions may not make or break the franchise, but the impact cannot be denied. The Jets have their two biggest expiring contracts since the franchise move to Winnipeg. As it currently stands, Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd enter unrestricted free…

Report: Tulsa Oilers announce affiliation with Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose

The @tulsa_oilers sign affiliation agreement with @NHLJets and @ManitobaMoose | http://t.co/U68SDEGy6w pic.twitter.com/iDgzcG48OZ — ECHL (@ECHL) July 31, 2015 The Tulsa Oilers signed an agreement with the Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose, becoming their official ECHL affiliation for the 2015-2016 season. Last year the Jets shared their Ontario Reign affiliation with the Los Angeles Kings. This move gives…

Should the Jets extend Ladd or Byfuglien: The case for Andrew Ladd

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets have some crucial decisions to make on their future. The outcome from such decisions may not make or break the franchise, but the impact cannot be denied. The Jets have their two biggest expiring contracts since the franchise move to Winnipeg. As it currently stands, Dustin Byfuglien and Andrew Ladd enter unrestricted free…

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The Roundup

Canucks shake things up, pay too much for Sutter, Leafs-Bernier Arb battle, breaking down Lamoriello’s past trades, one of the Flames top prospects coming to North America, McDavid, Scrivens, free agents still available for almost free and more in this week’s Roundup.

Mason Appleton’s 2014-15 Highlights | Tri-City Storm

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets selected Mason Appleton at 168th overall in the fifth round. Appleton is a 6’2 forward that played for the Tri-City Storm in the USHL. As someone who played his 18-year-old season last year, Appleton was an overage draft selection that went undrafted the previous season. Check out some of…

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Establishing AHL Baselines for Prospect Success

View image | gettyimages.com Nearly every hockey fan has the basic understanding that the NHL is the best hockey league in the world and that to become an regular player in the league you need to be the best of the best. Combining this with the piling of recent evidence suggesting that the peak age of players is around the mid-20s, it…

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The Roundup

What has Kyle Dubas done, Canucks not having a very good summer, do the Flames have a core group, who is the Oilers next captain, free agents still out there and more in this weeks Roundup

Michael Spacek’s 2014-15 Highlights | Pardubice HC, Czech

View image | gettyimages.com The Winnipeg Jets selected Michael Spacek at 108th overall in the fourth round. Spacek is a 5’11 forward that played most of the year in the Czech’s premier pro-league. Despite being an undersized 17-year-old , Spacek was able to earn the confidence to play in one of the world’s top men’s…

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Winnipeg Jets ver 2.0, All-Time Best

View image | gettyimages.com Okay, okay. I understand that a “all-time best” is a bit silly for a team with only four seasons accumulated. And yes, we could expand the sample by including franchise history (Atlanta Thrashers) or city history (WHA and older NHL Jets). Still, this is a new team in many ways despite it’s…

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The Roundup

  Kesler’s new contract and the Dave Nonis effect, Leafs salary cap situation, Flames new guys provide more options, what the numbers predict for Vancouver next season, Oilers interested in Seabrook, have no one to blame but themselves for Justin Schultz and more in this week’s Roundup.

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Alexander Burmistrov joins Winnipeg soccer practice

View image | gettyimages.com While many of the Winnipeg Jets’ players are fishing, golfing, or conducting their offseason training outside of Winnipeg, one Jet – and a formerly defected Jet at that – has not only swung by for a visit, but stuck around town. This week Alexander Burmistrov was spotted joining the Borussia Dortmund Bonivital Boys Soccer Club…