JGD22: Into the Wild

Embed from Getty Images The Jets are looking to get back on track after losing three in a row overall and four in a row on the road. This week features three match-ups against divisional opponents, so salvaging some points out of this road trip is of the utmost importance. It won’t be easy against…

Schedule Eases Up, But Only A Little Bit

Embed from Getty Images The ugliest part of the Jets schedule is now behind them, and it couldn’t have come a moment too soon. After putting together a 4-0-1 string which got the fandom really excited and brought attention from unlikely places (see the Deadspin article from Wednesday), the Jets have hit the skids here…

Jets Nation Recap: Jets Lose Third in a Row to Hurricanes

Embed from Getty Images The third game of this five game road trip ends up in the loss column, just as the first two did. It was a different looking loss than the listless effort last night, but it was a loss nonetheless. Too many penalties (most of them being of the ‘dumb’ variety) and…

700 games down: Reflecting on Chris Thorburn’s career

Embed from Getty Images Thursday’s 5-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers marked the 700th NHL game in the career of Chris Thorburn. His career began with 2 games with Buffalo in 2005-06, continued with 39 games the next season with Buffalo and then, at age 24, he joined the franchise with which he is now…

Longest Road Trip of the Season Starts Tonight

Embed from Getty Images Riding high on a 5 game points streak, the Winnipeg Jets hit the ice in Philadelphia tonight to mark the beginning of the season’s longest road trip. This may well prove to be a very important trip as these Jets sit in second place in the Western Conference (yes, you read…

Looking at The Week Ahead – Nov 14 to Nov 20

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets are moving in the right direction after their shootout win over the LA Kings moved them above .500 with record of 8-7-2 and sitting in SECOND PLACE in the Central!! Granted, they’ve played more games than anyone else (3 more than third place Minnesota), but still, we’ll take…

What Will the Jets Do When Healthy Bodies Return?

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets were bitten by the injury bug, and it spread throughout the locker room, leaving seven names on the injury list. For the first time in the short history of Jets 2.0, however, it hasn’t resulted in a complete implosion. Call-ups from the farm have held the fort and…

JGD 15: Into the Desert to Face the Coyotes

Embed from Getty Images The Jets come off an 8-2 thumping of the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night to begin a back-to-back/three-games-in-four-days situation again. The Coyotes come into the game having won three out of four, including a 4-2 win over Colorado two nights ago. These Coyotes are a bunch of young up-and-comers, much like…

Four Games in Six Days Ahead for the Jets, Again.

Embed from Getty Images A home-and-home against the Capitals, a back-to-back in Washington and Detroit, and a third game in four nights in the hallowed home of the league’s highest scoring team. After grabbing three points in a tough week, things should get better moving forward, right? Maybe not so much. The Jets will follow…

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Jets Nation Recap: The Second Period, Again!! Rangers Edition

Embed from Getty Images The Rangers showed why they are in first place as the Jets once again had a nightmare of a second period. Four goals in the second, three on Connor Hellebuyck and one on the first shot against Michael Hutchinson once the hook had come out, were more than the Jets could…

JGD 13: Jets End the Road Trip with a Stop at MSG

Embed from Getty Images The Jets’ third game in four nights on the road has them facing the red hot New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. After dropping a heartbreaker to the Capitals on Tuesday, then stealing a point with a comeback in Washington on Thursday and gutting out a solid win over the…

JGD 11: Looking For Revenge in Washington

Embed from Getty Images After a heartbreaking loss to the Capitals¬†in the final seconds on Tuesday, the Jets head out on a three game east coast road trip that starts with a chance at revenge in Washington. Tonight’s game is also the first half of a back-to-back, as the Jets face the Red Wings tomorrow…