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Jets Nation Podcast: Round 2

Winning a series in five games has benefits. You gain confidence that you can beat a team quickly and you get to rest up for the second round. The only real downside is that the fans then have to wait a few extra days for hockey to resume. While the guys wait they are going…

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Jets Playoff X-Factors: First Round Recap

At the beginning of the first round against the Minnesota Wild, there were three players labelled as X-Factors. These X-Factors were players who could play big roles in winning the first playoff series in franchise history. The three players seen as X-Factors were Kyle Connor, Josh Morrissey, and Bryan Little. Did these players live up…

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Plenty of Good in the Shutout Victory

The Winnipeg Jets won a pivotal game 4 in Minnesota that had plenty of action at both ends of the ice. The game started cautiously by the Winnipeg Jets as they were determined to play a clean 1st period after the disastrous game Sunday evening. Scheifele scored the opening goal to end the first period,…

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Jets Nation Podcast: Let’s Get Physical

It’s been playoff hockey at its finest! The Winnipeg Jets brought the intensity for the first couple of games, but can they keep it going the rest of the series after a hiccup in game 3? The guys look at the questionable hits and some of the other things going on around the league. Remember…

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: There Was Some Good In Game Three

After the Winnipeg Jets took care of business at home in the first two games, the Wild stormed back with a big victory in game 3. This game had a different feel than the first two as the reffing was tight from the beginning and both teams were looking for more scoring chances. Although it…

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down: Jets Take The Two Game Lead

Game two against the Minnesota Wild had a little bit of everything. There were a few big hits, the first actual fight, and some prettier goals than game one. This game was definitely a better showcase for the Winnipeg Jets as they come away with a convincing 4-1 win to pull ahead 2 games to…

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Thumbs up, Thumbs down: Series 1, Game 1

The Winnipeg Jets got their first ever franchise playoff victory in game one of the Stanley Cup playoffs. There was a lot to unpack during the first game. Here is a recap of some of the story lines and discussion points from game one.

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How to Draft Your Fantasy Playoff Lineup

In the previous post this morning outlining basic Fantasy Playoff rules and regulations, we looked at the formalities of how most playoff fantasy leagues are run. In this post we will look at a few different draft strategies as well as how to fit everything together to craft a winning team.

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Jets Playoff X-Factors: Bryan Little

This is part 3 of the X-Factor Series: How the Winnipeg Jets Can Win the Playoffs. In part one, Kyle Connor was determined to be a player who could influence the series with his offensive abilities. In part two, Josh Morrissey was given X-Factor status due to his stable defensive play and importance to the defensive…

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Basic Playoff Fantasy Tips

Fantasy hockey is a wonderful thing. There are many ups and downs throughout the season all culminating in the final few weeks as teams vie for the championship trophy.