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Moose Moment: The Stretch Drive

As we get closer to the NHL and AHL Trade Deadlines, the road to the Calder Cup playoffs starts to come into focus.  Going into their holiday Monday matchup with the Milwaukee Admirals, the Manitoba Moose have 24 games left in their 2017-18 season.

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Mark Scheifele Named NHL’s Third Star

It’s been a remarkable return from injury for Mark Scheifele and with three goals and four assists in the three games he played last week, the NHL felt he was worth of being named their third star of the week New Jersey Devils forward Nico Hischier and Arizona Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta respectively picked up…

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JNGD.59 Instant Recap: Cats Scratched

For two periods tonight, Florida and Winnipeg played a pretty even game… And then the Jets did what the Jets have done all season: Get some great goaltending, start piling on goals and coasted to a 7-2 win over the Panthers.

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A NMC Is Nothing To Take Personal

No Movement Clauses are a way of life in the NHL, and for the longest time the majority of them have had WINNIPEG listed in big bold letters as an NHL city that players did not care to go to for a number of reasons – weather and a non-playoff bound roster likely being the…

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JNGD.59 Flight Plan: Jets Look For a Purr-fect Win Over Panthers

It feels a bit odd to have a game on Sunday that isn’t an afternoon contest, nor be an early evening affair featured on “Hometown Hockey” … Instead it’s just a regular 7 PM start on the eve of Louis Riel Day as fans get to enjoy some Sunday night hockey against a surprisingly strong…

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Who Might The Jets Trade Away?

With the 2018 NHL Trade Deadline looming large, we have heard a handful of names that the Winnipeg Jets may be interested in acquiring to bolster a potential deep playoff run. Just as interesting though may be what the Jets might be willing to give up for a player like Rick Nash, Patrick Maroon or…

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JNGD.58 Instant Recap: Pump The Blakes

Three nights ago, the captain of the Winnipeg Jets asked fans and media to “pump the brakes” when it comes to talking about how good this team is and it’s playoff future. Tonight the Jets put the pedal to the metal and ran over the Colorado Avalanche in the process by a 6-1 score.

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The Breakaway Woes of Nikolaj Ehlers

With his blazing speed, shifty hands, and ability to lose defenders it’s no surprise Nikolaj Ehlers would get more breakaways than the average forward. What might surprise you is that he hardly ever converts on them.

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Jets Nation Podcast: Contenders or Pretenders

As the playoffs draw closer and the Winnipeg Jets keep putting up points, the attention has started to shift from making the postseason to contending for a Stanley Cup. Are the Winnipeg Jets “contenders”? The guys also look at the return of Mark Schiefele, the fines handed out from the Washington game and line changes…

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Happy Valentine’s Day From JetsNation!

It’s February 14. You know what that means. We’re 12 days away from the NHL Trading Deadline. Oh, and it’s Valentine’s Day. We’re either pleased to wish you a Happy Valentine’s Day because you enjoy warm and mushy feelings of love and joy and find comfort in all the relationships you have, or we gladly…