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JGD 39: Jets Look to Close Out 2016 on a High Note

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets look to exit 2016 and enter 2017 on a high note as they play game 39. But to do so, they will have to face a familiar face in a New Years Eve show down with Andrew Ladd and the New York Islanders. The Islanders look like a…

Jets New Year’s Resolutions

Embed from Getty Images A new year is upon us. New Year means change for many of us. Many people use the coming of a new year to make resolutions to make their lives better such as losing weight, getting a new job or to save more money.

Jets Recall Andrew Copp

Embed from Getty Images Earlier today, the Winnipeg Jets recalled forward Andrew Copp from the Manitoba Moose and have placed Marko Dano on the injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Laine has been phenomenal, but he’s no lock for the Calder.

Embed from Getty Images Patrik Laine has been nothing short of phenomenal this year.  There’s no beating around the bush, he’s an exceptional talent and projects to be such for a long time. Laine, whose still 18 years old, has been not only one of the better rookies in the league, but one of the best players…

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The Roundup

Leafs Christmas wish list, should the Canucks have taken Matthew Tkachuk, Jets bracing for expansion, could the Flames have a Calder winner, are people worried about McDavid in Edmonton, prospect rankings, the World Junior tournament, skill over heart, the best scraps of 2016 and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

Jets can’t stop Columbus’s streak as they fall 5-3

Embed from Getty Images If the Jets had to pick a slogan, It’d probably be something along the lines of ” too little too late .”  Yes, the Jets are able to score with a goalie pulled effectively (even though that somehow doesn’t correlate to scoring ability on a 5 on 4) but as usual, it was…

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JGD 38: Jets Square Off Against Streaking Blue Jackets

Embed from Getty Images After an impressive win Tuesday against Chicago, the Winnipeg Jets are looking for their third straight win. Unfortunately, to keep their streak going, they’ll have to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are going for their 14th straight win. Of course, just when things are looking up… they have one of…

Jets Nation Podcast: World Junior Edition

Embed from Getty Images Team Canada is looking solid at the World Juniors, but who is going to be their starter in net? Did the Winnipeg Jets make the right decision in sending down Andrew Copp and Brandon Tanev to the Manitoba Moose? 

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Evaluating the fighting of Chris Thorburn

Embed from Getty Images I’m not the biggest fan of fighting in hockey. The game has changed and with all we now know in this day and age, the role of fighting and fighters in the league has greatly diminished. But that’s not to say it has completely disappeared. There comes a time when the gloves…