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Jets Nation Recap: Chicago Is The Jets Kind Of Town

Embed from Getty Images There’s something about the Chicago Blackhawks that bring out the best in the Winnipeg Jets. Whether it be the classic logo, the challenge of facing Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews or they like Chicago deep-dish pizza, the Jets seem to bring their best effort against the Blackhawks.

CGD: Canada looks to continue their hot start against Slovakia

Embed from Getty Images Canada’s opening day 5-3 victory over Russia showed us a couple of things. For starters, this year’s Team Canada has a real shot at competing. The team is structured well with a team-based approach in their systems and having all five players on the same page while on the ice. The game also displayed…

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JGD 37: Back At It Against The Blackhawks

Embed from Getty Images The Christmas break is over and the Winnipeg Jets resume play by looking to get back to .500 hockey or what kind of resembles .500 hockey as we know it’s not “true .500 hockey” because with regulation losses and.. ya know what, never mind..  They don’t get to ease back into things either…

WJC Canada Postgame: Barzal Shines in Canada’s Opener

Embed from Getty Images In their first game of the tournament, Canada took on Russia in an energetic and high scoring round-robin rematch of the 2015 gold medal game.   Canada played a solid game, as Tyson Jost, Matt Barzal and Dylan Strome put on a show through 3 periods.  The team seemed to be…

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Jets Nation Roundtable: What To Expect Next

The Christmas break in the NHL isn’t exactly a halfway point in the season – it’s about 5 to 10 games short depending what NHL team you’re looking at – but it’s as good a time as any to look ahead to ‘the second half’ of the season and this week on the Roundtable some of…

CGD: A New Hope (Canada vs. Russia)

Embed from Getty Images It’s the most wonderful time of year! The World Juniors are back, and with them, we can all unite in arguing with each other about which teenagers carry the best passports. For Canada, the land that occupies most of our hearts, that two-week journey begins with their game against the Russians…

A Look Ahead: The Second Half Starts Now

Embed from Getty Images Well, Christmas is now behind us and we have one day to recover before hockey starts back up (luckily, the World Juniors begin today so we’re not completely hockey-less). The Jets split their Vancouver series by dropping a 4-1 game and then winning one by the same score and they now sit at…

Heart is Good, But Skill is Better

Embed from Getty Images If hockey analysts aren’t arguing about Corsi and analytics, they are arguing about the value certain players bring to the locker room of their team. Many times these are players who are coined as having heart and grit, but their actual hockey skill is lacking. Take a look across the league….

The 12 Days Of Christmas Winnipeg Jets Style

Embed from Getty Images Ah it’s Christmas time. You know what that means. Time to do some carolling. We here at Jets Nation didn’t want to be left out of the holiday spirit so here’s a Christmas favourite that has a Winnipeg Jets theme to it. Everyone now sing.

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The Roundup

Is JVR on the move in Toronto, Brandon Sutter is the teams 4th best center in Van, Jets bracing for expansion, are the Flames really for real, it’s time to breakup McDavid and Lucic, the NHL needs to wake up, travel fatigue is truly a thing, early 2017 draft rankings and more in this week’s…