JGD45: How Do You Bounce Back From The Habs Debacle?

Embed from Getty Images The Jets followed up a decent showing against the Calgary Flames by mailing one in against an injury-ravaged Montreal Canadiens squad who was starting their backup goaltender. How do the the Jets bounce back from what might have been their worst outing of the season (it’s not a gimme, though; we…

Jets Nation Recap: Jets Look Good in 2-0 Shutout of Flames

Embed from Getty Images Connor Hellebuyck recorded his third shutout of the year and the Jets looked good (both on the ice and in their sweet Heritage alternates) as they continued their strong play of late (let’s just pretend the third period in Buffalo didn’t exist, k?). A first period goal on a strong individual…

A Look Ahead: Jets Host Two Canadian Teams Before Heading West

Embed from Getty Images It’s Monday morning and most Jets fans are still undoubtedly trying to shake off Saturday afternoon’s loss to the Buffalo Sabres. Most are also still trying to recover from that clean hit that Jake McCabe laid on Patrik Laine in the third period. But it’s time to look ahead as the…

Looking at Nikolaj Ehlers’ Impressive Sophomore Season So Far

Embed from Getty Images Nikolaj Ehlers has been one of the hottest Jets all season and he has now scored in four straight games after having 6- and 15-game goalless droughts early in the season. He now has 36 points on the year and leads the team in assists with 22. Let’s dive in and see…

A Look Ahead: Jets Open 2017 Looking to Turn Things Around

Embed from Getty Images Things need to change very early here in 2017 for the Winnipeg Jets to have any hope at the playoffs. Heck, things are going to need to change if they’re going to improve on the disappointing 35-38-9 record posted last season. It all starts with an east-coast road trip, and we…

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Evaluating the fighting of Chris Thorburn

Embed from Getty Images I’m not the biggest fan of fighting in hockey. The game has changed and with all we now know in this day and age, the role of fighting and fighters in the league has greatly diminished. But that’s not to say it has completely disappeared. There comes a time when the gloves…

A Look Ahead: The Second Half Starts Now

Embed from Getty Images Well, Christmas is now behind us and we have one day to recover before hockey starts back up (luckily, the World Juniors begin today so we’re not completely hockey-less). The Jets split their Vancouver series by dropping a 4-1 game and then winning one by the same score and they now sit at…

A Look Ahead: Home for the Wings and Rangers Before Heading to Alberta

Embed from Getty Images Tuesday, December 6th vs Detroit Red Wings, MTS Centre, 7pm (TSN3, TSN1290 The Jets have rallied after bottoming out on their season-long five-game road-trip by winning four of five and winning their last two against Central Division opponents. They look to continue building as they attempt to get into late December fully rest up…

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JetsNation Recap: Jets Beat Chicago Again

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets go up 2-0 in the season series against the Chicago Blackhawks with a hard-fought 2-1 win in Chicago. After winning in St. Louis last night, the Jets grabbed four important points this weekend and find themselves trending upwards again after that disastrous five game road trip.

The Week Ahead: 2 at Home and 2 on the Road for the Jets

Embed from Getty Images Hey, hey, hey! The Jets are back in the win column and all is right with the world, right? Right? Ok, maybe not so much, but after a 42 save shutout by Connor Hellebuyck put an end to the five game losing streak, the Jets have a chance to put a…

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A Look at Jets’ Prospects with World Junior Eligibility

As November begins to wind down, December starts to creep up (as it usually does).  You know what that means? That’s right, the World Juniors are right around the corner! This year, the 2017 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship takes place Dec. 26, 2016 – Jan. 5, 2017 in Montreal and Toronto. This may…