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Should Jets Target RFA Patrik Laine This Off-Season?

This week, Elliotte Friedman floated out the idea of the Florida Panthers having some interest in former Winnipeg Jet and current Columbus Blue Jacket, Patrik Laine. Friedman says he sees the Panthers being “aggressive in their pursuit of improvement.” But why aren’t the Jets looking to bring back the 23-year-old Finn? The Jets lacked scoring…

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Connor Hellebuyck’s Optimism, Ontario Supporting the Montreal Canadiens, Tough Hockey Defying Odds This Postseason: Three Thoughts From the Last Week

I always get excited whenever Connor Hellebuyck does interviews. He can give the classic hockey answers that everyone gives, but when asked a question about the team’s defensive struggles you’ll rarely see him throw anyone under the bus. During the Winnipeg Jets’ end-of-season press conferences last week, Hellebuyck said something that caught almost everyone off…

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Defending Paul Maurice From Fanbase’s Criticism

In my last two articles, I have been really hard on Paul Maurice. I felt that he had bad qualities that were hindering the Winnipeg Jets and resulting in these frustrating losses. I do think there’s still some blame to be placed on Maurice, but he shouldn’t be public enemy No. 1 amongst the fanbase….

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Jets Disappoint When it Matters Once Again

After the Winnipeg Jets lost in overtime on Monday and were eliminated from the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, I, like many of you, was incredibly mad at this team. With Mark Scheifele receiving a four-game suspension, the Jets had a very big hill to climb just to stay in the playoffs but it sure would’ve…

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Exploring Hot, Cold Performers From Jets’ Game 4 Defeat

With the Winnipeg Jets trailing 3-0 in this second-round series against the Montreal Canadiens, they desperately needed to come away victorious Monday night, unfortunately, they lost a heartbreaker in overtime as their 2020-21 season draws to a close. Hot Performer of Period One Nikolaj Ehlers, I loved his performance in the first period. Though he…

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Exploring Hot, Cold Performers From Jets’ Game 2 Defeat

Coming off a 5-3 defeat in the series opener, the Winnipeg Jets were aiming to even things up at one game apiece, however, the Montreal Canadiens’ defense shined throughout Game Two and ultimately proved to be the difference-maker as they came away with a 1-0 victory. Here are the hot and cold performers from Friday’s…

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Exploring Hot, Cold Performers From Game 1 Against Canadiens

Let’s get into the hot and cold performers of Game One. Before we get into this article, I want to say it was a great move by True North Sports + Entertainment for getting 500 front-line health care workers in the building for Games One and Two. The pregame tribute for the 215 indigenous kids…

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Exploring the Potential Second-Round Matchup of Jets vs. Canadiens

Recently, it came to my attention that I hadn’t written about the potential second-round matchup between the Winnipeg Jets and Montreal Canadiens. To be honest, I thought it might have been a waste of my time to write about them, but the Toronto Maple Leafs have blown a 3-1 series lead and could experience another…