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Jets at the Juniors: Day One Recap

One of Canada’s favourite Christmas traditions is waking up on Boxing Day already wearing their team Canada jersey. This might seem odd to some people, but the World Junior Championships begin every year on Boxing Day and it’s turned into a huge event for Canadian hockey fans.

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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Report: The Skyler’s The Limit

After a really good November that put them back in the middle of the AHL playoff race in the Central division, the Manitoba Moose have cooled off a bit and are off to a 1-2-0 start in December with a loss against Rockford on the road and then splitting two games at home against the…

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Jets Prospect Report: For Club And Country

As you’ve probably noted if you’ve watched more than 15 minutes of TSN, the World Junior U20 hockey tournament is just around the corner and teams are now starting to put together their training / selection camps. Finland published their list and to the surprise of no one, Jets prospects defenseman Ville Heinola and center…

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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Report: Need Moe Relief?

In what was an overall very quiet week for Jets prospects across the board, the one stat line that maybe stands out the most is goaltender Jared Moe’s. One game played, 6:51 of ice time seen and two saves? Turns out Moe was needed in relief of Carolina Hurricanes prospect Jack LaFontaine who left Minnesota’s…

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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Report: Keep An Eye On Chisholm

Sami Niku isn’t the only late round Winnipeg Jets draft pick worthy of your attention – although with another three assists this past week with the Manitoba Moose, we’re sure he still has it. Jets fans should also keep an eye on Declan Chisholm who continues to make strides of improvement with the Peterborough Petes…

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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Report: Berdin Is The Word

On a week that saw past Winnipeg Jets goaltending prospects Eric Comrie and Michael Hutchinson continue to be yo-yo’ed between the NHL and AHL, Mikhail Berdin has further cemented his status as the Jets top goalie prospect with back to back shutouts over the weekend and a stretch of four games that saw him go…

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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…