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A Look Ahead: Hanging On For Dear Life

© Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports Two for three last week leaves the Jets with hope still (faintly) alive. A tough week looms, however, and anything less than 4 points will probably put the nail in the coffin. The homestand continues with games Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday; let’s take a look at what’s in store for…

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A Look Ahead: Jets Trying to Remain Relevant with 19 Games Left

© Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports The bye week was not kind to the Winnipeg Jets. Their slim playoff hopes took a serious beating while the boys were relaxing and taking some time off. The Flames won all four games they played, the Predators went 3-0, and the Kings went 1-1 (with a game against Minnesota tonight). …

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A Look Ahead: The Bye Week Can’t Come Soon Enough

© Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports A loss to the Avalanche snowballed into a four game losing streak as the Jets went 0-for-the-week, losing to Minnesota, Chicago, and Tampa Bay. Assuming 90 points to be the playoff cut-off, the Jets are going to need 36 points in 28 games, which translates to a record somewhere in…

A Look Ahead: Luckily, Tougher Opponents are Coming!

Embed from Getty Images The three game win streak didn’t get a chance to become a four game win streak as the Jets once again laid an egg against a bottom-feeder. Luckily, a couple top-tier teams roll into town this week, so maybe the ‘good Jets’ will show up.

JGD53: Central Road Trip Re-Starts

Embed from Getty Images The All-Star break is over, the Jets have 30 games left to play, and it’s time to make a move. With games against Central division opponents dominating the next two weeks, the opportunity is there to gain some ground within the division. 

A Look Ahead: With 30 Games Left, the Playoff Push Starts Now

Embed from Getty Images The All-Star break is behind us, and we’re entering the home stretch. At 23-25-4, the Winnipeg Jets aren’t in a great position, but they’re not quite out of it yet, either. The post-all-star part of the schedule begins Tuesday with a three-game road trip against central division opponents.

JGD 51: Time to Start a New “Streak”

Embed from Getty Images After dropping a hard-fought, 3-2 decision to the Anaheim Ducks, another California team comes to town on a back-to-back as the Jets look to win three of four (since, you know, that three-game win streak just isn’t happening). 

A Look Ahead: Make or Break Week Ahead for the Jets

Embed from Getty Images The Jets will open a week of tough opponents trying to find that elusive three game win streak. Their ninth attempt at achieving something they only did once all last year will come as part of an early-week back-to-back against the top two teams in the Pacific division. Then they’ll hit…

JGD 49: A Saturday Blues Matinee

Embed from Getty Images Game two of a four game home stand sees the struggling St. Louis Blues come to town for a Saturday matinee. The last time these Central Division rivals met, the Jets came out on top with a 3-2 win in overtime in St. Louis. That game, back on December 3, ended on…

TSN Ranks Perreault 4th on Trade Bait List:

Embed from Getty Images TSN released their annual Trade Bait List ahead of the March 1st deadline and three Jets players cracked the top 15. To no one’s surprise, pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Ondrej Pavelec comes in at number nine along with pending unrestricted winger Drew Stafford showing up at 15. Not only are those two likely candidates…

A Look Ahead: Week of Weird Start Times as Jets Try to Save the Season

Embed from Getty Images With a points-percentage that ranks above only the Colorado Avalanche and Arizona Coyotes (and behind the likes of the New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings), there is no mistaking that the Winnipeg Jets have not played like a good hockey team this season. There have been flashes, yes,…

Stafford’s play improving in place of Laine

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets have played two games now since Jake McCabe caught Patrik Laine with his head down and lowered the boom, leaving the young phenom with a concussion and leaving the Jets with a big hole on their first line (second line? Line 1A? 1B?). Coach Paul Maurice decided to…