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2018 and Onward for Contracts (Predictions)

As evidenced this past week, Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets do not only just have a long Summer on their phones (be it desk or cell, if they choose to go to the cottage), but also the next couple of Summers as well. Numerous players are heading to Free Agency, and according to Matt…

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2018 and Onward for Contracts (Non-Roster Players)

The Winnipeg Jets have always been applauded for filling their prospect cupboards since picking up a largely bare team from Atlanta. Now that the Jets are faced with players potentially leaving in free agency, or being traded away in order to better manage the cap to pay their more elite talent, do they have players…

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2018 and Onward for Contracts (Defence + Goalies)

As we saw yesterday, Kevin Cheveldayoff and the Winnipeg Jets management have their hands quite full with the plethora of talented forwards going towards free agency in the next two years. Unfortunately, it doesn’t get any easier when it comes to the defence. Of the 6 starting (+1 typically in the press box) defenceman that…

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4th Line Perreault: Still Underappreciated

Author’s note: the majority of this article was written prior to Sunday, December 3rd, and thus does not reflect Perreault’s recent move back into the top 6 as Kyle Connor is out with injury. Numbers and charts shown will reflect stats up to (but not including) game #27 vs. the Ottawa Senators. As of the…

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Maurice’s Lineups are not Optimal

Going into his fourth full season after taking the helm of the Winnipeg Jets mid-season in 2013-14, fans and management alike are becoming familiar with the tendencies of the youngest coach ever to reach 1,000 games. While first earning the love of the city by taking the team to the playoffs in the third season…

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“Undisciplined” – What Penalties Are the Jets Taking?

As I somewhat subtly referred to in the addendum of my last article on Mason, fans and coaches alike are perturbed about the amount and type of penalties that the Winnipeg Jets take. Wanting to look a bit more into this, I found it curious that it seems only ESPN tracks the type of penalties…

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Mason Brings Elite-Level Performances to the Jets

Addendum added Monday, July 3, 2017 at 1:30pm. After the goaltending tandem of Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson put up less-than-desirable performances in a misfortune-ridden 2016-17 season, Kevin Cheveldayoff has opted to bring in Steve Mason for veteran stability in net. Mason, who was previously with the Philadelphia Flyers and the Columbus Blue Jackets, has…