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Winnipeg Jets Line Dancing: 2019 Edition

As players are making their way back to Winnipeg, the excitement of a new season is just around the corner. Training camp will begin later this week regardless of the status of Connor and Laine. With two huge pieces having question marks beside their names, this makes for an even more fun series.

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Winnipeg ICE Season Preview Part 1: Forwards

Let’s start with the obvious, the Kootenay ICE sucked last season. They could only muster 13 wins in 68 games. Brutal. However, I was recently surprised to find out that some people think that this season they are bound to suck again. These people could not be more wrong.

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #1 – Kristian Vesalainen

A roster spot in the NHL isn’t exactly guaranteed this season for Kristian Vesalainen, but we do know for sure that he will be playing hockey in North America this time around. Unlike last season when he opted to go back overseas and play the rest of the season with Jokerit of the KHL after…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #2 – Sami Niku

Kristian Vesalainen claimed the number one spot in our 2019 Jets Top Prospect rankings and you’d maybe expect that from a kid who was taken in the first round of the NHL draft. Sami Niku is second on the list which is remarkable when you consider he was taken in the seventh round of the…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #3 – Mason Appleton

Of all the players we have in our top ten list, Mason Appleton has the most NHL games played of anyone. He’s on the cusp of being a regular NHL’er – one could argue maybe even more so than Sami Niku or Kristian Vesalainen – and if not for a handful of trades at the…

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Jets Sign Eric Comrie For Two More Years

The Winnipeg Jets have signed a restricted free agent… Just not the one of the two you were maybe hoping for. Saturday morning they announced they came to an agreement on a two year deal for 24 year old goaltender Eric Comrie. #NHLJets have agreed to terms with goaltender Eric Comrie on a two-year contract….

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Jets Lose Big To Open Rookie Showcase

The first game after summer is always a little rough, but nobody expected a performance like that. The Winnipeg Jets opened up the Rookie Showcase in Belleville with a trouncing at the hands of the Senators. Although Winnipeg was on the board early, Ottawa ran away with the game in the second period as they…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #4 – Dylan Samberg

Mention the name Dylan Samberg to Jets fans and you’ll either get glowing reviews of the potential this kid has and how he’s a sure fire NHL’er, or you’ll get dread over his un-signed status as he heads into a third year with Minnesota-Duluth and time running out on the Jets ability to sign him…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #5 – Ville Heinola

Three days before the 2019 NHL Draft took place, the Winnipeg Jets were without their first round pick, having traded it to the Rangers at the deadline. They got that pick – 20th overall – back along with Neal Pionk in the trade that sent Jacob Trouba to New York. At the time it was…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #6 – David Gustafsson

The 2018 NHL draft was a pretty solid one for the Winnipeg Jets that saw one of the picks – defenseman Giovanni Vallati – earn a few votes of consideration but ultimately had two of the picks made that year make our top ten list. We’ve already profiled Declan Chisholm who made it in at…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #7 – Mikhail Berdin

When he was drafted in the sixth round of the 2016 NHL Draft, few Jets fans took notice of Mikhail Berdin and really there was not much reason to with the team already stacked in the goaltending prospect department. Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson were at the top of the prospect pool with Eric Comrie…

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JN 2019 Prospect Profile #8 – Logan Stanley

Mention the name Logan Stanley to any Jets fan and you’re sure to get a reaction of some sort – maybe more of a reaction than any other prospect in our top ten list. Very few people deny he was drafted way to high based on the questions surrounding his ability to play with the…

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