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24 Years Ago Today, The End Of Jets 1.0

April 28, 1996 is a date of infamy in Winnipeg hockey history. It was the day that the final Winnipeg Jets game was played as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the OG Jets 4-1 in game six of their Western Conference Quarter-Finals series.

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Ranking The Worst Jets Draft “Misses” (Part 2)

A few days ago I started pondering what could be considered the Winnipeg Jets biggest “draft misses”. The picks where the Jets could have taken a player who has gone on to have relative success in the NHL, but instead drafted a player that for whatever reason never broke into the league or even signed…

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Dustin Byfuglien Tribute Video Encapsulates His Winnipeg Career

We are a little over a week since the ‘break up’ of Dustin Byfuglien and the Winnipeg Jets was made final and since that time multiple tributes have been written about his time with the Jets as well as speculation on what his future could be next season. But maybe the best tributes yet was…

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Ranking The Worst Jets Draft “Misses” (Part 1 Of 2)

Pretty much every professional draft in sports lends itself quite easily to second guessing almost immediately after picks are announced. Such as the case for yours truly on Thursday night when my beloved Seattle Seahawks picked linebacker Jordyn Brooks with the 27th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Maybe Brooks will turn out to…

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WWYDW: Changing One Thing About The Jets

Let’s face it, the Winnipeg Jets aren’t a perfect hockey club. I’d argue that they are one of the better ran teams in the National Hockey League, but not “perfect” and there are certainly things I’d do different if I was in charge. It isn’t a bad thing to want change either. Keeping things the…

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With Hockey Paused, Jets Take Games To Twitch

As the final minutes of the game passed by, the 3-1 lead held by the Winnipeg Jets seemed safe and in great peril all at the same time. The Nashville Predators led by Roman Josi made it an interesting game early in the third by getting on the board to cut the lead to two…

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#DaleStrong: Hawerchuk Finishes Chemotherapy

On Monday evening, a little over five months after Winnipeg Jets 1.0 legend Dale Hawerchuk’s battle with stomach cancer was made public, his son Eric took to Twitter to announce that his father finished his final round of chemotherapy protocol. Today my dad finished his final round of chemo Protocol in Barrie. Got to ring…

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The 68 Game Solution

When (or if) we get a return of the NHL 2019-20 season, there is zero doubt it’s going to be done under strange circumstances and adjustments are going to be made by the league to get the season completed in the shortest amount of time possible so as to not cause too much disturbance to…

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Jets Sign Dylan Samberg To Three Year ELC Deal

The Winnipeg Jets have announced the signing of one of their highly regarded prospects, defenseman Dylan Samberg. The deal is a standard three year Entry Level Contract with an annual average value (AAV) of $1,175,000 and begins next season (2020-21). #NHLJets have signed defenceman Dylan Samberg to a three-year, entry-level contract with an average annual…