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FIVE REASONS WHY THE JETS ARE IN THEIR CURRENT SITUATION

It’s that time of year again when the Winnipeg Jets find themselves on the outside of the playoffs looking in. They sit ten points out of the last playoff spot in the West with only twelve games to go. Some people thought they could compete for a spot a year after finishing 25th in the…

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Where will the Jets “Five Year Plan” lead them to?

When people make plans to grow and develop, they tend to usually make a five year plan. A five year plan is where you look at what you want to accomplish in five years, and you figure out what to do during those five years to get there. The Jets are a young developing team…

On the Block: Mathieu Perreault

Embed from Getty Images Mathieu Perreault is having a rough year. He’s struggled to stay healthy and has seen a decline in production which has lead to his name being in the trade rumour mill. Perreault is an affordable skilled forward that can help many teams through the course of a playoff run. He is a forty…

Where does Scheifele rank among the leagues best centres?

Embed from Getty Images Lots of people were dumbfounded back in the summer of 2011 when the first pick of the Jets 2.0 era was Mark Scheifele. We didn’t know much on the Kitchener Ontario native, as he only played one year in the OHL at that point. His biggest supporter was his junior coach,…

Is Pavelec The Answer To Making The Playoffs?

Embed from Getty Images The Jets were struggling. The goaltending tandem of Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson couldn’t be consistent enough to go on a sustained winning streak. After a while the Jets didn’t even look confident enough in net to make anyone feel like the playoffs were in their future. Then after frustration set in, they…

Is a coaching change needed to spark a playoff run?

Embed from Getty Images The Jets need roughly 25 wins in their last 36 games to make the playoffs this year.  At the rate there playing at, it doesn’t appear they will make a postseason appearance. They continually drop points like they intend to be in the mix for the first overall pick. Now that would…

What will it take for the Jets to make the playoffs?

Embed from Getty Images To some Winnipeg Jets fans, Saturday afternoon’s game against the Buffalo Sabres was the worst loss of the season. When they say that, they aren’t talking about the score, they are talking about the loss of young Patrik Laine. It was not even six minutes into the third when Sabres defenceman Jake McCabe hit…

The Hat Trick: 3 Reasons Why The Jets Are Playoff Bound

Embed from Getty Images Every year all 30 NHL teams have some hope of possibly playing hockey through the spring and lifting Lord Stanley’s Cup in June. In reality there are only a hand full of teams that are legit cup contenders. There are also clubs that are yet at that level, but are looking to be at…

Five Jets to have on your fantasy team this year

Embed from Getty Images For most people this time of year is back to school season. But for people of fantasy hockey, it’s the start of a new season. So when your up to pick on your draft day, here is a list of five players from your Winnipeg Jets that you should consider picking.