Fehr Trade Value

    It’s a strange and long and winding story for Winkler, Manitoba’s Eric Fehr. The recently much maligned 6’4, 212 lb. winger has hit another rough patch on his road to recovery. Bogged down with shoulder injuries the past few seasons, Fehr has never played more than 69 games in a season – that…

Jets Make Sure Lightning Never Strikes MTS Centre

  Call it what you will, but the Winnipeg Jets brought their "A" game to the hangar on Monday night against a very difficult and stingy opponent. At the end of the night, they had their sixth win of the season and two points in the bag. The best part of the game was not…

Jets Return Home After Confidence Building Road Swing

  Not only did Bryan Little finally bulge the twine or Ondrej Pavelec collect his first shutout, but the Winnipeg Jets were able to have a winning record on the road trip (3-2-2) and collect eight out of a possible 14 points. Another positive from the Jets two week road trip are the emergence of…

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Jets Defensive Injuries Cue First AHL Call-Ups

    While Tobias Enstrom is back in Winnipeg amidst the Jets longest road trip of the season, the Jets have gone to the bullpen to help their ailing defensive core. With Ron Hainsey and Derek Meech already on the shelf for a while now, there is the potential that Mark Stuart will not suit…

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Jets Fans Advised Patience Due To New NHL Team Syndrome

  It’s only been 13 days since our Winnipeg Jets have officially returned as a part of the NHL. After a 5-1 home opening loss to the Montreal Canadiens, few fans could care about an 0-1 record to start the season. Heck, half the league’s teams start off that way anyways. Then came a close…

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Nothing Doing For Jets In Ontario

    It was another off-night for the Winnipeg Jets in their sixth game of the season. For the third time in three games the Jets managed to score the opening goal, but for the second time in three games, they did not manage to keep the lead stand up. Many knew that scoring was…

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Scheifele: The Kid Is Still Alright

  Despite watching their 3-1 lead in Toronto evaporate faster than you could blink, the Winnipeg Jets can take away alot of positives from the game against the Leafs Wednesday night. First of all, they came out of the gate and took the play for the most part to the Leafs for the most of…

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Home Opener Hangover

    It is now well known that the Winnipeg Jets do not like home openers. After losing the second one they were a part of this season Saturday night, they no longer have to be involved in one until next year. A fact the Phoenix Coyotes can’t really say for sure they will be…

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Post-Game Musings: Habs Spoil Party, Jets Fans Don’t Care

  The Montreal Canadiens may have come into the MTS Centre and spoiled the Winnipeg Jets return to the NHL party Sunday night, but the fact of the matter is, Jets fans, en mass, don’t seem to mind that much. Because NHL hockey is now officially back in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ever seen a team get…

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So Far, So Good For Manitoba’s Team

    This past week, as I sat in a Tim Horton’s on Pembina Highway between seven and eleven in the morning, I could not help but overhear many of the ongoing conversations between other patrons sitting beside me. Almost every conversation that morning in that Tim Hortons started with talking about the Jets. As…

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The Scheifele Conundrum

If there is one thing Winnipeggers are a seeming split on, it’s what to do with rookie sensation Mark Scheifele.   Three months ago, newly minted Jets fans were turning to each other and scratching their heads when GM Kevin Cheveldayoff shocked the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by nabbing Scheifele at the seven spot.  …