JGD53: Central Road Trip Re-Starts

Embed from Getty Images The All-Star break is over, the Jets have 30 games left to play, and it’s time to make a move. With games against Central division opponents dominating the next two weeks, the opportunity is there to gain some ground within the division. 

A Look Ahead: With 30 Games Left, the Playoff Push Starts Now

Embed from Getty Images The All-Star break is behind us, and we’re entering the home stretch. At 23-25-4, the Winnipeg Jets aren’t in a great position, but they’re not quite out of it yet, either. The post-all-star part of the schedule begins Tuesday with a three-game road trip against central division opponents.

The Jets Can Still Make the Playoffs

Embed from Getty Images After 52 games, the Jets are currently sitting out of a playoff spot. They have been dealing with injuries all season, which has forced players into roles not suited for them. The lack of defensive depth has been an issue for the entire 2016-17 season.  The goaltending has been okay at times,…

Saturday Seven: All-Star Weekend

tEmbed from Getty Images It’s the NHL All-Star weekend in Los Angeles, California, which means all of us are forced to stop watching real hockey for three days while the league indulges itself with another profit-fuelled pageant. But it’s for the fans, really.

Jets on the Top 100 List

Embed from Getty Images Last night, the NHL revealed their list of the top 100 players ever and the Jets were represented by three of the greats. 

JetsNation Trivia: Five Things You Should Know About Patrik Laine

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets thanked their lucky stars when they got the #2 spot in the 2016 Draft Lottery, and already knew they would be the ones to grab Patrik Laine. The Finnish winger has been compared to the likes of Alex Ovechkin, thanks to his huge side, excellent shot and overall…

Future Free Agents: Ben Bishop

Embed from Getty Images Future Free Agents is a semi-regular feature on NHLNumbers profiling players from 2017’s potential free agency class.   Ben Bishop is the biggest name set to hit this year’s free agency market. It’s obvious at this point that his time with the Tampa Bay Lightning is coming to an end, but which teams would…

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The Roundup

Shattenkirk reportedly on board with the ‘Shanaplan in Toronto, don’t buy Ken Holland’s hope in Detroit, a closer look at the Jets GM, the Flames need a shakeup, Oilers have to do better against the best teams, the Battle of Alberta sweep, killing the shootout, Henrik Sedin, NHL power rankings and more in this week’s Nation Roundup…

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Jets Nation Recap: Can We Play Chicago All The Time?

Embed from Getty Images What is it about the Chicago Blackhawks that brings out the best in the Winnipeg Jets? Is it Winnipeg boy Jonathan Toews that fires them up? Is it those classic uniforms? Is it the statue of Michael Jordan outside the United Centre that motivates this team? (I know, different sport but…