Jets Gain Time Zone Advantage In Southeast

Since the Atlanta Thrashers were sold so late in the process of the NHL summer calendar, the Winnipeg Jets were forced to play in Atlanta’s old spot in the Southeast Division. Right away, there were many who said the Jets were going up against a time zone disadvantage since they would have to travel more…


Jets The Toast of Winnipeg

  One day after the Winnipeg Jet’s 6-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets in front of a sold out MTS Centre, the city is still buzzing about the experience that both the city and province and even the country of Canada underwent. From the resounding first game of the pre-season came many storylines –…


Comparisons Many Between Old & New Jets

  For the sake of argument, let’s compare the original Winnipeg Jets who left in 1996 to our modern day 2011 Winnipeg Jets. In 1996, the Jets had a young, up-and-coming team with the likes of Keith Tkachuk, Alexei Zhamnov, Teppo Numminen, and Nikolai Khabibulin during the beginning of their careers.


With New Winnipeg Jets Jerseys Unveiled; Home Opener Due Up Next

The best kept (or worst kept) secret in Winnipeg has now been revealed as the Winnipeg Jets hockey club unveiled their new jerseys at the 17 Wing Canadian Air Force Base on Tuesday afternoon. Amid the sunny, beautiful day in St. James, three Jets players – Eric Fehr, Mark Stuart, Nik Antropov, and captain Andrew…


Bogosian Means More To Jets Than Meets The Eye

Not meaning to flog a dead horse, but 21 year-old Zach Bogosian is and will be a very big part of the Winnipeg Jets organization moving forward. Despite subpar numbers for a young defenseman in his first three seasons, when compared to his peers, Bogosian may be rounding into more of a two-way defenseman.


The Kovalchuk Syndrome

Writing a history of a team in a new city can be both difficult and thrilling. For the newly named Jets, Winnipeg is that city. But, as we all have heard at sometime in our life, we must learn from history to keep us from repeating it. I’d like to take a moment to address…


How the 2009 Calder Cup Finals’ Impacted Jets Return

    I remember sitting in the upper bowl of the MTS Centre in Section 310 with my significant other, about seven rows up from the railing and peering over about 7,500 other Manitoba Moose fans to watch the Moose play in Game 2 of the 2009 Calder Cup Finals.  There was something more special…


Zach Bogosian a Big Deal in Winnipeg

      Not only is Jets defenseman and current RFA excited and ready to play in Winnipeg, Zach Bogosian is also one of the best young defensemen in the NHL today. Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press likened Bogosian to LA Kings star Drew Doughty and Toronto Maple Leafs Luke Schenn, who are…