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Maybe it’s time for the Jets to retool this summer

Last week on Jets Nation Radio, Darnell Duff talked about a partial rebuild for the Winnipeg Jets for them to succeed in a meaningful long-term way. You can listen to that here. Then on Jan. 28, forward Mark Scheifele’s comments to Scott Billeck screamed that this team needs to move some top-end players who are…

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Jets vs Blues 01/29/22- Exploring pre-game betting

On Jan. 27, the Winnipeg Jets were handed their sixth straight loss to the Vancouver Canucks, falling 5-1. If there was one positive thing to come out of that last outing, it was Andrew Copp scoring a beautiful baseball-style goal at the side of the net. Other than that, it was a very disappointing night…

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Jets should consider hiring Jay Woodcroft as next HC this summer

Does the name Jay Woodcroft ring any bells? As a player, he played for CJHL teams in the early 90s, spent four seasons with the University of Alabama-Huntsville in the late 90s, and played professionally for some now-defunct leagues in the early 2000s. So what does the name “Jay Woodcroft” have to do with the Winnipeg…

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Jets’ Nathan Beaulieu ruled out through All-Star break with lower-body injury

Adding to this miserable current stretch, the Winnipeg Jets will be without another defenceman as Nathan Beaulieu has been ruled out through the All-Star break due to injury, the club announced Friday. Following the team’s morning practice at Canada Life Centre, interim coach Dave Lowry revealed that Beaulieu suffered a lower-body injury during Thursday’s loss…

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It’s Miller time, Woes on special teams, Kovacevic’s encouraging NHL debut: Three takeaways from Jets’ sixth straight defeat

Entering this contest on a five-game losing streak, the Winnipeg Jets needed to turn things around with a victory over the Vancouver Canucks, unfortunately, they couldn’t shake their current woes. After trading goals in the opening frame, these two teams entered the second period tied at one goal apiece, but thanks to the @J.T. Miller…

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Jets vs Canucks 01/27/22- Exploring pre-game betting

On Jan. 25, the Winnipeg Jets dropped their fifth straight game to the Florida Panthers, losing 5-3. The game was entertaining, to say the least, but goaltender Connor Hellebuyck’s puck mismanagement and his defence’s ineffectiveness proved costly.  On the betting front, I went 2-for-6 on the night. That seems to be the average this season…

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JGD 40.0: Desperate for a victory against Canucks (7:00 pm CT, TSN 3)

Coming into this contest riding a five-game losing streak, the Winnipeg Jets will be doing everything they can to carve out a much-needed victory while hosting the Vancouver Canucks. As poor as these recent results have been, this franchise still remains in the hunt for a playoff spot, albeit, fighting for the second wild-card seed….

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Jets’ Dylan Samberg out ‘week-to-week’ with upper-body injury

If losing five straight games wasn’t crushing enough, unfortunately, the Winnipeg Jets will be without rookie Dylan Samberg for at least a week if not more, the club announced Wednesday. Following the team’s morning practice, interim coach Dave Lowry revealed that Samberg has been dealing with a lingering upper-body injury that nearly prevented him from…

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Ineffective defensive game plan, Perfetti continues to shine, Hellebuyck’s costly puck management: Three takeaways from Jets’ 5-3 defeat to Panthers

Coming off a miserable four-game road trip, which resulted in four straight losses, the Winnipeg Jets were very pleased to finally come home but they were welcomed with another tough test against the Florida Panthers. Holding their first game at Canada Life Centre since Dec. 19, with only 250 fans in attendance, the Jets were…

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Morrissey enters COVID-19 protocols; DeMelo, Stanley placed on IR

Making a series of transactions before puck drop, the Winnipeg Jets have placed one skater (Josh Morrissey) in the National Hockey League’s COVID-19 protocols and two skaters (Dylan DeMelo, Logan Stanley) on injured reserve, the club announced Tuesday. TRANSACTIONS: The #NHLJets have recalled D – Ville Heinola, D – Johnathan Kovacevic, and F – Kristian…

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Jets vs. Panthers 01/25/22- Exploring Pre-game betting

On Jan. 23, the Winnipeg Jets dropped their fourth straight game to the Pittsburgh Penguins, losing 3-2 in a shootout. Once again, the Jets should’ve locked that game up, and yet, they fell just a few inches short. Between allowing two goals in nine seconds, hitting several posts and some questionable decisions from the referees,…