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Jets Nation Podcast: Hockey Is Back!

After a long summer break the Winnipeg Jets and the Jets Nation Podcast are back! There is a lot to talk about since the last episode after free agency in July. Josh Morrissey has signed an 8-year extension, Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine still need new deals, Dustin Byfuglien is contemplating retirement and the NHL…

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JN Gameday: Jets Look For A Goal Or Two As They Host Minnesota

Lost in all the commotion between Patrik Laine causing a ruckus with his comments to a Finnish newspaper and the possibility of Dustin Byfuglien retiring, is the fact that the Winnipeg Jets are still preparing for the 2019-2020 NHL season. That preperation continues tonight as the Jets will host the Minnesota Wild in pre-season game…

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Report: Dustin Byfuglien “Pondering Future” While Away

Last week the Jets announced that defenseman Dustin Byfuglien was granted a ‘leave of absence’ from the team for personal reasons. While the Jets maintained that they fully supported Byfuglien and that in the words of head coach Paul Maurice there was “nothing sinister” about the absence, a few have speculated about the cause and…

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Jets Line Dancing: The Young and the Restless

We are now into the third instalment of our Jets Line Dancing series where we are taking a look at 20 different line combinations in 20 days. Each post has a different theme, with this one being the youth movement. The Jets have been one of the youngest teams over the past few seasons and…

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JN Wraparound: Arbitration Is War

The arbitration process in the NHL is not ideal. A team will spend years trying to build a player up, help develop him into a well-rounded NHLer. In promo materials they will accentuate the positives of that player. In media guides, every positive thing is listed with nary a negative tidbit to be found. Sure…

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Jets Fall to the Oilers In First Taste of Pre-season Action

It wasn’t pretty, but at least it was hockey. The Winnipeg Jets struggled to get anything going against the Oilers during the first pre-season game of the year. Although the Jets had a strong first period, the Oilers got much better as they game wore on as they managed to sneak a couple goals past…

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