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Expectations for Blake Wheeler moving forward

I’m sure almost everyone in the hockey world heard about the fact the long-time Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler was officially stripped of his captaincy on September 16. It was a long time coming but it was the right move by new Jets head coach Rick Bowness and the rest of the Jets new coaching…

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Three Candidates Who Could Be The Next Jets Captain

On the morning of September 16th, the Winnipeg Jets would officially strip Blake Wheeler of his captaincy. Wheeler has been the Captain of the Jets since August 31st of 2016. A fantastic birthday gift from the organization to the former captain. “It is the determination of the coaching staff that we will enter the 2022–23…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Jansen Harkins

Another year has come and gone for the Winnipeg Jets, where the veterans got to play major minutes and the younger players were relegated to 10 minutes or less of ice-time per night. Forward Jansen Harkins was yet another victim of this situation while being coached by Paul Maurice and later Dave Lowry. Harkins is…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Pierre-Luc Dubois

After a rough first season with the Winnipeg Jets, Pierre-Luc Dubois returned to his dominant power-forward form in 2021-22. It was a great season for the Ste-Agathe-Des-Monts, Quebec-born player. In almost no time at all, Dubois went from an underperformer to a fan-favourite icon. That’s pretty remarkable. It also speaks volumes about how tough it…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Blake Wheeler

Heading into the 2021-22 season, everyone knew Blake Wheeler was on the back nine of his career. This season was especially hard on the Jets’ captain, who lost 17 games due to knee injury and upper-body injuries along with COVID-19. Even though Wheeler missed a ton of time, he showed at 35-years-old that his playing…

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Dubois, Lowry named to Team Canada for 2022 IIHF World Championship

Just because the Winnipeg Jets are not participating in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs, doesn’t mean some of their players will miss out on spring hockey as forwards Adam Lowry and Pierre-Luc Dubois will represent Canada at the 2022 IIHF World Championship. On Monday, Lowry and Dubois were officially named to Team Canada’s roster, marking…

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Extending Kevin Cheveldayoff made sense for Jets

On May 2, many fans woke up to the news that Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff had received a three-year contract extension. Reading that headline shocked my system before my morning coffee could. I was annoyed, to say the least. Considering the Jets missed the playoffs, their locker-room chemistry has appeared to go sour…

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Jets expected to overhaul coaching staff following disappointing 2021-22 season

Things happen fast when you miss the playoffs. Just one day after the disappointing 2021-22 season came to an end, the Winnipeg Jets are looking to part ways with much of their coaching staff including Dave Lowry, Jamie Kompon and Charlie Huddy, according to Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. Hearing #nhljets are planning a complete overhaul…

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Jets vs Kraken 05/01/22 – Pre-game notes and betting odds

On Friday, the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Calgary Flames in a 3-1 victory. Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck looked solid after sitting out against the Philadelphia Flyers. To top things off, captain Blake Wheeler scored on a beautiful one-timer for his 16th goal of the season.  Drop pass to Fly, back to Wheels, who HAMMERS it home…

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Jets vs Flames 04/29/22 – Pre-game notes and betting odds

The Winnipeg Jets are coming off a 4-0 shutout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Back-up Eric Comrie secured his first career shutout. Not only was it a big night for the 26-year-old goaltender, but Kyle Connor scored his 92nd point of the season, surpassing Blake Wheeler’s record for most points in a single season since…

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Jets vs Flyers 04/27/22 – Pre-game notes and betting odds

I hope you watched that game between the Winnipeg Jets and Colorado Avalanche on Apr. 24. Not only was it the Jets’ first win in four games, but it was also a very entertaining game for all hockey fans. The final score ended up being 4-1 in favour of Winnipeg. Forward Kyle Connor became the…

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Outlining three surprising developments from this season

As the sun comes to set on the 2021-22 season, there’s been plenty of highs and lows for the Winnipeg Jets, of course, more negatives than most could’ve predicted. Still, it’s worth revisiting some of the positives during what’s been an extremely disappointing outcome. Goaltender Eric Comrie has been a welcome surprise to watch this…