Training Camp Notebook: Analyzing the Jets opening night roster

Embed from Getty Images After a long and competitive training camp, the Winnipeg Jets opening night roster is pretty much set. The team’s young core is officially at the forefront with rookies Kyle Connor, Patrik Laine and Brandon Tanev making the cut along with Connor Hellebuyck’s emergence leading to the demotion of long-time goaltender Ondrej Pavelec. …

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HELP WANTED: JetsNation.ca looking for writers

As the 2016-2017 Winnipeg Jets season is about to kick off that means another season of Jets content will be up on JetsNation.ca. To keep this great site functioning as efficient as we usually do we will be seeking more writers for the upcoming season.

Winnipeg Jets re-assign 9 players, Roster now at 33

Embed from Getty Images The Winnipeg Jets have re-assigned 9 players to the Manitoba Moose as the Jets inch towards assembling their roster for the 2016-2017 season. Eric Comrie, Kevin Czuczman, Scott Kosmachuk, Jan Kostalek and Jack Roslovic have been re-assigned to the Manitoba Moose. Pending waivers, JC Lipon, Brendan Kichton and Quinton Howden will join…

JN 2016-2017 Central Division Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

Embed from Getty Images Today we are continuing our series that takes a look at fellow Central division rivals for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Once again the Central Division lines up to be one of the toughest divisions in all of hockey. with all seven teams ( yes, even the Jets) being legitimate playoff threats. …

JN 2016-2017 Central Division Preview: Nashville Predators

Embed from Getty Images Today we are continuing our series that takes a look at fellow Central division rivals for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Once again the Central Division lines up to be one of the toughest divisions in all of hockey. with all seven teams ( yes, even the Jets) being legitimate playoff threats. …

JGD preseason game 3: Jets head to Calgary to take on Flames.

Embed from Getty Images Training camp competition is now in full effect for the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets have trimmed their roster down to 25 forwards, 13 defenseman and four goaltenders and the battling for spots has truly begun. The Jets will face the Calgary Flames tonight at 8:00 CT for their fourth pre-season tilt and you can…

Jets re-assign 17 players: No surprises

The Winnipeg Jets have moved a little closer to assembling their roster for the 2016-2017 as they have trimmed 17 players from their training camp. The Jets are now down to 25 forwards, 13 defenceman and four goaltenders with 12 days remaining until opening night.

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JGD Preseason game 3: The Patrik Laine Era Begins vs Oilers.

Embed from Getty Images The Jets will face off against the Oilers in the second game of their back to back pre season series. Unfortunately, the game will not be televised on TSN3 due to the Bombers game but you can catch the game on TSN GO or give it a listen on TSN 1290 radio. 

Mathieu Perreault’s comments regarding Trouba speaks volumes

Embed from Getty Images Not every player is going to agree with what decisions their teammate or the the team they play for makes.  No matter what the players say to the media, it’s not always going to truly reflect how they feel. It rarely ever does. In wake of the news that 22 year old restricted…

The Jets are going to make the playoffs this year, here’s why

If I were a betting man, I would be putting down some money on the Jets making the playoffs this season.  The Jets aren’t just good enough to get in and then be swept like what occurred in 2014-2015. This team is much better equipped than they were two years ago and could maybe even win…

Canada becomes 2-0 and sends Americans packing in 4-2 victory.

Canada vs USA, in Toronto with a chance to go 2-0 against a long time rival, what an exciting game to be had, one may have thought. But while the fast paced hockey from both sides excited the building and the livings rooms of Canadian fans, one team came out on top by a considerable…