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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…

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It’s time for the Jets to structure their lines differently

The way in which NHL coaches assemble their lines is beginning to alter. For years and years, we’ve seen teams load their top two lines with their best offensive players, followed by a third line working as a “shutdown” line and their fourth line serving as the “grinder” line. But with the number of enforcers…

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Instant Analysis: Jets recall Brandon Tanev

In preparation for the team’s two-game California road trip, the Winnipeg Jets have recalled forward Brandon Tanev from the Manitoba Moose on an emergency basis. This season, Tanev, 25, has notched four points in 42 contests with the Jets while logging just over 10 minutes of ice-time per game. Is Tanev the right player to…

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JetsNation Airmail- March 20th, 2017

This week the panel is made up of our Analytic guru Garret, our social media wizard Art and our superb podcaster, Kyle. The guys discusses the futures of Paul Maurice, Kevin Cheveldayoff, the offseason tweaks that we may or may not see and more! If you have questions either Jets related, or about hockey in…

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Dissecting another frustrating Manitoba Moose season

(photo courtesy of ManitobaMoosehockey.com/Jonathan Kozub) While development is the prime focus of the Manitoba Moose, it’d be foolish to think that wins and losses don’t have merit for this struggling Moose team. Throughout the season, progression has been evident at times, yet the Moose remain 11 points out of a playoff spot and for the…

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With Strait recall, Jets defensive woes to come to light

With injuries piling up on the Jets blue-line, the lack of defensive depth throughout the orginzation is becoming more and more apparent. The Jets currently have Toby Enstrom, Tyler Myers and as of today Paul Postma, on the shelf with injuries. With that in mind, the Jets have re-called Brian Strait from the Manitoba Moose…