St.John’s IceCaps Update: Christmas Break

View image | gettyimages.com The IceCaps get into the rhythm of standing still by losing one game and winning the next. Heading into the Christmas break, they stayed true on that form. The IceCaps split the mini-series with the Hamilton Bulldogs, leaving themselves entrenched in the playoff battle once again. While Connor Hellebuyck continues to…

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Meet The New Guy: Jay Harrison

View image | gettyimages.com Kevin Cheveldayoff finally did something! The Jets GM, in the midst of an incredibly bruised blueline, acquired depth defender Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a 2015 6th round pick. Harrison is a quality NHL defender, and with the recent injuries to Mark Stuart and Jacob Trouba, joining…

Defying The Odds: The Chiarot Chronicles

View image | gettyimages.com If you’re drafted in the first round, it’s likely that you’ll see some NHL ice. If you’re drafted in the second round, then you’ll have to show a little something, but it’s still likely that you’ll get a chance or two to get that call-up. If you’re drafted in the third…

St.John’s IceCaps Update: December 15

View image | gettyimages.com The IceCaps didn’t do themselves any favours in regards to their playoff chances as they completed a week that saw some up and down play leading to a 1-2-1 record in back to backs against the Providence Bruins and Toronto Marlies. With Patrice Cormier returning to the IceCaps, it seems like…

WWYD WEDNESDAY: THE LAST LINE OF DEFENCE

#483936097 / gettyimages.com Ever since the Jets were reincarnated, goaltending has been a favourite focus of controversy and that doesn’t seem to be changing. Well, in today’s WWYD Wednesday, that’s our focus. In previous years, the main topic of discussion was Ondrej Pavelec’s incompetence as a number-one goaltender in the National Hockey League. For years,…

St. John’s IceCaps Update: DECEMBER 8

#121207875 / gettyimages.com The St.John’s IceCaps find themselves on the outside of the playoff picture as of now, and the team has lost three of its last four following a five-game winning streak. The IceCaps are a solid mix of up-and-coming B-level prospects and AHL veterans, and one of the brightest arrows on the club…

Well, I guess I was wrong

#459911274 / gettyimages.com Oh my good friends here at JetsNation, how I have missed you. During the move to a new city (the city of champions losers), I found myself working mandatory overtime leaving me too exhausted to get internet and TV at my new place. Well, I finally ponied up and accomplished that goal. Enough about…

JGD #6: Coming out of a Hurricane

#122369992 / gettyimages.com Sometimes i’m of the Gene Principe spawn with puns, and I like to call myself the metaphorical genius, but sometimes the stars align and it works out perfectly. The Winnipeg Jets will host the Carolina Hurricanes in a game that is much like fighting the opposing team’s actual given name. The beginning…

JGD 3: TAKE DOWN THE KING(S)

#456883576 / gettyimages.com The Jets season is only two games old and the team has already played their worst and their best. After pummeling the Arizona Coyotes (am I the only one who likes the name change?) in their season debut, it seemed as if they used up all of their offense during last night’s…

Jets Acquire Budaj

#484174585 / gettyimages.com First of all, i’d like to apologize for the lack of content over the past week and a half. I’m in the process of moving and have yet to get internet. Enough about me, can you believe that Kevin Cheveldayoff made a trade that actually makes sense for the organization????? The Jets…

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GDB Post game: Jets lose fuel at the halfway point

#173084445 / gettyimages.com The Jets looked like the better team for the first 28 minutes, but went completely in the opposite direction the rest of the way in a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.  The team had a few defensive breakdowns that lead to Oiler goals, seeing Josh Morrissey and Jacob Trouba be victimized,…

GDB: Preseason Game Two: The New Western Rivalry

#181709143 / gettyimages.com Today is a big day for me. All my life I have been an Edmonton Oiler fan, and despite the many disappointments along the way, I am still faithful. Since the Jets have re-entered the league, they have been my second favourite beating out my previous second favourites; the Nashville Predators and…