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Fan Favorite Gauntlet Series: Eakin vs DeMelo

They were the two ‘major’ acquisitions for the Winnipeg Jets at this season’s trade deadline, and now they are going head to head in our next round of the JetsNation Gauntlet Series. Cody Eakin looks for his third win in a row as he goes up against Dylan DeMelo.  

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Fan Favorite Gauntlet Series: Chibisov vs Eakin

After two days of “play-in” votes to see who would start off our Winnipeg Jets Fan Favorite Gantlet Series, we have our first two entrants. Not sure what the JetsNation Fan Favorite Gauntlet Series is? Go back a few days and check out the introduction.

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Thoughts On TSN’s All-Time Jets Team

As far as ‘we have nothing else to talk about right now’ content goes, I’ve enjoyed TSN’s All-Time 7 Project which is their attempt to put together the all-time best teams for each of the current seven NHL clubs, (sorry Quebec City) but with some interesting twists beyond the idea of just naming every top…

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Announcing The JetsNation Fan Favorite Gauntlet Series

Determining who the ‘biggest fan favorite’ is for a hockey club is always a tricky proposition. There was a thought of doing a “March Madness” style bracket like our friends over at OilersNation and The Leafs Nation , but that kind of thing is a tad cliche isn’t it? Besides, this isn’t about past hockey…

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Winnipeg Jets Documentaries We’d Love To See

Who doesn’t love a good sports documentary? Currently ESPN’s “The Last Dance” about the Michael Jordan led Chicago Bulls has captured everyone’s attention, and on the heels of that, ESPN has a documentary about the 1998 MLB season and the home run exploits of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa coming up that should be just…

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24 Years Ago Today, The End Of Jets 1.0

April 28, 1996 is a date of infamy in Winnipeg hockey history. It was the day that the final Winnipeg Jets game was played as the Detroit Red Wings defeated the OG Jets 4-1 in game six of their Western Conference Quarter-Finals series.

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Ranking The Worst Jets Draft “Misses” (Part 2)

A few days ago I started pondering what could be considered the Winnipeg Jets biggest “draft misses”. The picks where the Jets could have taken a player who has gone on to have relative success in the NHL, but instead drafted a player that for whatever reason never broke into the league or even signed…

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Dustin Byfuglien Tribute Video Encapsulates His Winnipeg Career

We are a little over a week since the ‘break up’ of Dustin Byfuglien and the Winnipeg Jets was made final and since that time multiple tributes have been written about his time with the Jets as well as speculation on what his future could be next season. But maybe the best tributes yet was…

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WWYDW: Changing One Thing About The Jets

Let’s face it, the Winnipeg Jets aren’t a perfect hockey club. I’d argue that they are one of the better ran teams in the National Hockey League, but not “perfect” and there are certainly things I’d do different if I was in charge. It isn’t a bad thing to want change either. Keeping things the…

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NHL History: Jets win first playoff series since move from Atlanta

It was on this day in Winnipeg Jets history that the team closed out their first playoff series victory since moving to Manitoba from Atlanta. On this day in 2018, the NHLJets defeated the Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to record their first playoff series victory in franchise history #Hockey365 #GoJetsGo pic.twitter.com/VHeo6VPw80 — Mike Commito…