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Friday Folklore – The Jets Defeat the Soviet Union

During the 1970s, the Soviet Union national team was arguably one of the best teams ever assembled. Not only did they have an abundance of talent, but the Iron Curtain ensured team chemistry by keeping all their players in the motherland. The Soviets boasted gold medals in both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics, and dominated…

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#TBT: Top Winnipeg Jets All-Time – The 80s – Paul Maclean

Asking Winnipeg Jets fans who’s their favourite player of All-Time is like asking a parent who their favourite child is. Combine that with the fact that top-10 lists are extremely subjective and to avoid this awkward conundrum, I present the Top Winnipeg Jets of every generation. The 80s – The 80s gave the world MTV,…

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No Fans Means New Mental Challenges

Back in August, 24 teams entered the Edmonton and Toronto bubbles and gave fans 65 days of non-stop hockey. While it was amazing to have hockey back, it was definitely a little eerie watching games without the roar of the crowd. At the time, this was assumed to be a temporary measure, as health experts…

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Friday Folklore – Teemu Selänne Breaking Mike Bossy’s Record

Folklore: traditional customs, tales, sayings, dances, or art forms preserved among a people The Jets are a club entrenched in pride and tradition. That’s why it felt fitting to introduce a new segment – Friday Folklore. Every Friday we will celebrate some of the greatest moments of the Jets’ storied past. In this edition, we take…

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#TBT: Top Winnipeg Jets All-Time – The 70s – Ulf Nilsson

Asking Winnipeg Jets fans who’s their favourite player of All-Time is like asking a parent who their favourite child is. Combine that with the fact that top-10 lists are extremely subjective and to avoid this awkward conundrum, I present the Top Winnipeg Jets of every generation. The 70s – Whether discussing sports, music or pop…

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A Step-Back for Team Canada, But a Leap-Forward For the Jets

As millions of Canadians woke up today with red eyes from last night’s teary-eyed loss, Winnipeg Jets fans can talk solace in how well their prospects performed during this year’s World Juniors tournament. All three Jets draft picks walked away with well-deserved medals, and while they may not have been the colour they wanted, that…

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The ‘Taxi’ Boys

As we are well aware, this season CLEARLY isn’t going to be like any other. No pre-season, there’s only 56 games and a new caveat… ‘The Taxi Squad.’ The origin of this term dates back to the 1940s with the AAFC (All-America Football Conference) and its creator, Paul Brown. The progressive Cleveland Browns coach came…

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Top Winnipeg Jets All-Time – The 70s – Anders Hedberg

Asking Winnipeg Jets fans who’s their favourite player of All-Time is like asking a parent who their favourite child is. Combine that with the fact that top-10 lists are extremely subjective and to avoid this awkward conundrum, I present the Top Winnipeg Jets of every generation. The 70s – Whether discussing sports, music or pop…

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Top Winnipeg Jets All-Time – The 70s – Bobby Hull

Asking Winnipeg Jets fans who’s their favourite player of All-Time is like asking a parent who their favourite child is. Combine that with the fact that top-10 lists are extremely subjective and to avoid this awkward conundrum, I present the Top Winnipeg Jets of every generation. The 70s – Whether discussing sports, music or pop…

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Can Connor Hellebuyck go Back-to-Back?

For the good and the bad, Jets fans are familiar with their team setting new milestones. They were the first team to sign a player for a million dollars when they brought Bobby Hull to the Manitoba capital. However, following the WHA and NHL merger they also earned the unfavourable distinction of going 30 games…

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Luca Sbisa – Expectations – Meet, Exceed or Underachieve?

Acclimatizing to a new environment is something we can all relate to. New school, new in-laws or new friends – it can all be difficult but the hardest is always a new job. Adapting can take time because its tough to get used to the new expectations of your employer. The newest additions to the…

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Nate Thompson – Expectations – Meet, Exceed or Underachieve?

Acclimatizing to a new environment is something we can all relate to. New school, new in-laws or new friends – it can all be difficult but the hardest is always a new job. Adapting can take time because its tough to get used to the new expectations of your employer. The newest additions to the…