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Jets Nation Podcast: Summer Stories

We are halfway through August and it’s been a long time since the NHL made any legitimate headlines. The Jets haven’t signed any players in a few weeks. So what is left to talk about? Josh Morrissey still needs a contract, prospects Dylan Samberg and David Gustafsson have been playing at the World Junior Summer…

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Hello America: Jets Will Have Five Games Air On NBCSN

Last season the Winnipeg Jets were not featured in a single nationally broadcast game south of the border. Partly due to their location, partly due to the fact that no one really anticipated just how good or how entertaining the Jets would be to watch. That changes this season as the Winnipeg Jets will have…

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Big Buff Cracks NHL Network’s Top 20 Defensemen

For all the talk of how Jacob Trouba and Josh Morrissey are the future of the Winnipeg Jets blue line – and they are – there is still but one king of the Jets defense in the here and now and it’s Dustin Byfuglien. Over the weekend, NHL Network confirmed that statement by putting Big…

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What Are They Up To This Summer?

Summer, the time to sit outside on a patio and relax in the beautiful warm weather. For most hockey fans, summer is bittersweet because although the weather is beautiful, there is nothing quite like going to a packed Bell MTS Place and cheering on the Jets. Unless you are a huge fan of baseball or…

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Jets at the World Junior Summer Showcase

The World Junior Summer Showcase recently wrapped up in Kamloops where Canada finished 3-0 (not including the split-squad game against the US) and beat every other team who attended. The four team round-robin tournament included Canada, United States, Sweden, and Finland and ran from July 30 to August 4.

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Looking At The Impact Of A Nic Petan Signing

The Winnipeg Jets have signed Nic Petan to a new deal as Cheveldayoff continues to work his way through the list of RFA’s. This new contract is a one year, two way deal which means Petan will have a different salary when playing for the Moose compared to the Jets. The salary is $874,125 in…

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JNFFT: Brian Mullen vs Thomas Steen

The Fan Favorite Tournament continues with a match up of 1.0 forwards. One was prolific in goal scoring while the other played his entire NHL career in Winnipeg and remained with the community well after the original Jets had moved on.

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JNFFT: Essensa vs Reddick vs Berthiaume vs Khabibulin

If you thought the Three-Way Match between three Jets 2.0 grinders was something, check out our Friday Fatal Four-Way featuring four 1.0 era goaltenders. The truth is Jets goaltending in the 80’s and 90’s was ok, but Winnipeg has never enjoyed a true superstar presence in net like they did at forward or defense. The…

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JNFFT: Chris Thorburn vs Mark Stuart vs Matt Hendricks

Surprise, it’s a triple threat match! Grinders always hold a special place in the hearts of some Jets fans, so it’s only fair to include three guys who weren’t exactly known for really anything else other than grit and grind hockey with the odd occasional goal to stun the hell out of everyone watching.

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