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It’s time for Kyle Connor to capitalize at the next level

As injuries plague the Jets’ top-nine, it’s no surprise that 2015 first-round draft pick Kyle Connor, whose recorded five points in four contests with the Manitoba Moose this season, has been summoned to add some scoring punch. With Adam Lowry and Mathieu Perreault on the shelf, the divide between the Jets top and bottom six…

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It’s Time For The Jets To Develop A Winning Culture

Over the last six seasons, the Winnipeg Jets don’t have a single playoff victory to boast. Not one. But Jets fans will always remember the little taste of playoff hockey they got back in 2015, when the Jets squeaked into the postseason in virtue of a wild-card spot and faced the Ducks in round one….

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Feature: Deciding between Major Junior and NCAA development

On May 4th, 230 of western North America’s young hockey prodigies were selected at this year’s WHL Bantam Draft. Unlike the OHL and QMJHL (which joins the WHL under the CHL umbrella), WHL teams select players that have just completed their 15-year-old season as opposed to after their 16-year-old season. It’s weird to think that…

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Lasting Impact: Selanne’s Presence Always Welcome In Winnipeg

Every Winnipeg Jets fan has a story about Teemu Selanne. And most of the time, those stories don’t directly pertain to his play on the ice. Whether it was an encounter at Earls on Main, a game of shinny that happened back in the 90s, or a brief conversation with Teemu, most fans have a…

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Jansen’s Journey: Hockey Runs In The Harkins Family

Ever since he laced up his first pair of skates, Winnipeg Jets prospect Jansen Harkins’ always knew where to go when in need of some hockey wisdom. Jansen’s father Todd, who has 11 years of pro hockey under his belt, had always played a role throughout Jansen’s young hockey career. Wheather it was giving pointers…

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News and Analysis: Jets send Nogier and Connor back to Moose

As the season comes to a close, the majority of Jets players will be booking flights out of town to enjoy cottage country and the golf courses. But for youngsters Nelson Nogier and Kyle Connor, there’s more work to be done before preparation for next season becomes underway as the two will head to the Manitoba…

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News and Analysis: Jets recall Eric Comrie

The Winnipeg Jets have announced the recall of goaltender Eric Comrie from the Manitoba Moose. The call up gives Comrie, 21, a much-deserved reward after enduring yet another frustrating season with the Moose. Comrie’s goals against average (2.98) and his save percentage (.906) this season has lead many to become short sighted in understanding the young…

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LOOK: Jets prospect Pavel Kraskovsky scores nifty goal

Pavel Kraskovsky goes top shelf. #LOKvsSKA pic.twitter.com/UHKRSfCHIP — KHL (@khl_eng) March 27, 2017 Pavel Kraskovsky, the Jets sixth round draft pick in 2014, pulled off an impressing deke to put his KHL club up 1-0 against SKA Saint Petersburg in game 3 of the conference finals. Kraskovsky has recorded 18 points in 58 regular season games…

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JN Airmail-March 27th, 2017

On this week’s roundtable, Garret Hohl, Jacob Stoller and Art Middleton form our panel of writers. The guys voice their thoughts on the Jets coaching and uniforms while also shedding light to the NHL’s decision to not go to the Olympics. Without further adieu, lets talk some hockey. Question One: If the Jets were to…

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Tucker Poolman to delay decision with Jets due to Shoulder Injury

As per Mike Sawatsky of the Winnipeg Free Press, Tucker Poolman will delay his decision on his future due to his current shoulder injury. For Poolman, there’s no rush to make any decision and with a serious upper body injury, it’s probably safe not to rush things. While Poolman may have only finished his junior…

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Jake Kulevich and the importance of depth signings

On March 16th, the Manitoba Moose dipped into the college free agency pool and signed Colgate senior defenceman Jake Kulevich to an amateaur tryout agreement. Kulevich, 24, played four seasons with Colgate University and throughout his college career, evolved into one of the best defenceman in all of ECAC hockey. Two days after signing with…

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Jets finish second in Josh Healey sweepstakes

When Josh Healey was asked how he ended up signing with the Calgary Flames, he added an interesting tidbit reagarding the final steps of his decision. Josh Healey: "It came down to Winnipeg & Calgary, and I fell in love with the idea of playing in Calgary." #Flames — Sportsnet 960 (@Sportsnet960) March 26, 2017…