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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…

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Sestito suspended 4 games for illegal check on Enstrom

At the dying seconds of Tom Sestito’s mere 1:02 minutes of ice-time, the Penguins forward nailed Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom from behind, resulting in an ejection. Sestito’s punishment didn’t end at an ejection, as the leauge’s department of player safety has announced a four-game suspension for the hit. As you can see in the league’s…

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JGD 68: Jets host Penguins

Tonight the Jets will face-off against the Penguins as they desperately attempt to inch closer to a wild card spot with their playoff hopes hanging by a thread. Here’s everything you need to know ahead of tonight’s crucial matchup.

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The Elephant in the Room: Jacob Trouba’s future

Since Jacob Trouba’s three-week holdout came to a close, the 22-year-old defenceman has put his money where his mouth is and has evolved into the Jets most valuable player. While number eight may not log as many minutes as Dustin Byfuglien’s league leading 27:26 minutes per night or lead the team’s ‘D’ core in scoring, he’s showcased his defensive ability while serving as a…

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Jets surge past 30th ranked Avalanche 6-1

                                                 (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports) There are games you just simply can’t lose.  As the Jets attempt to make a compelling playoff push, falling to the league’s worst Colorado Avalanche was not an option….

News and Analysis: Patrik Laine wins NHL rookie of the Month

Embed from Getty Images After recording eight goals and seven assists in 15 games, Patrik Laine has been named the NHL’s rookie of the month. This marks the first time Laine takes home the monthly honours, which isn’t extremely surprising considering the talent that headlines this years rookie class.  

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De Leo, Comrie and Lemieux share strong bond on and off the ice.

Embed from Getty Images When you’re a kid, you’re encouraged to set goals.  Manitoba Moose players and lifelong friends Chase De Leo and Eric Comrie penciled an ambitious goal at the age of 14. Currently, they’re on the right path to accomplish that goal alongside another hometown friend and teammate, Brendan Lemieux.

Jets recall Melchiori

Embed from Getty Images As their bye week comes to a close, the Winnipeg Jets have recalled Julian Melchiori from the Manitoba Moose.