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Three Takeaways From Jets 4-3 OT Win on Opening Night

Following a brief 10-day period for training camp, the Winnipeg Jets finally took the ice for their first game of the 2020-21 campaign on Thursday against the Calgary Flames and there’s no question they’re happy with the end result, as they came away with a 4-3 victory. While things didn’t start well for the Jets,…

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Waiving Mathieu Perreault Could Lead to Full Contract for Trevor Lewis

Only a few days away from the regular-season opener, the Winnipeg Jets have started trimming their roster in preparation for Tuesday’s 5 pm ET deadline to submit their final list of skaters. On Monday, the Jets announced they’ve placed five players on waivers, including Mathieu Perreault, Luca Sbisa, C.J. Suess, Eric Comrie, and Nelson Nogier….

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Jets D Sami Niku Faces Tough Challenge to Earn Regular Ice Time This Season

After an unpredictable off-season, which also lasted far too long, the Winnipeg Jets opened training camp earlier this week, meaning the coaching staff will have just 10 days to evaluate the entire roster and determine which skaters will be suiting up on opening night on Jan. 14. Since the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out the preseason,…

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Who is on the Taxi Squad

The NHL gave us good news that the season is starting up again January 13th; thank Gord for that. In the agreement for the season each NHL team is allowed to have 4-6 players on the taxi squad and one of them needs to be the third goalie; if they are on a one-way contract…

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Jets Need D Josh Morrissey to Remain Healthy Throughout This Season

In just a few weeks, the Winnipeg Jets will take to the ice for training camp at Bell MTS Place and will be doing their best to prepare for the upcoming season despite having zero preseason games along with an unusual off-season. While the Jets, along with the other six Canadian teams, are still unaware…

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Should Jets Extend D Neal Pionk Before Next Summer?

With the NHL and NHLPA attempting to finalize its return to play format for the 2020-21 campaign, teams across the league will be able to conduct their off-season business for a little bit longer, which could provide the Winnipeg Jets an opportunity to extend one of their top young blueliners. After agreeing to a two-year…

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Could Patrik Laine Headline Blockbuster Trade for Jonathan Toews?

So far this off-season, forward Patrik Laine has been floating around in trade rumors and he’s been linked to several different organizations over the last few months, but would it actually make sense for the Winnipeg Jets to trade him to one of their division rivals? Probably not, but let’s explore that possibility anyway. While…

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Jets Must Make Decision on RFA Jack Roslovic Very Shortly

With December just around the corner, it seems like it’s only a matter of time until the NHL announces a timeline for when the 2020-21 campaign is expected to begin, meaning the Winnipeg Jets will likely be forced to make a difficult decision with their final remaining restricted free agent in the near future. Though…

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Blake Wheeler: Last Man Standing

It’s been nearly a decade since the Atlanta Thrashers last played a game and there is only one active player still playing with the team. Blake Wheeler has been with the franchise through it all and he’s set to become the last remaining player from the Atlanta team which relocated in 2011. Of course, this…

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Could an All-Star Performance Keep Patrik Laine in Winnipeg Long Term?

Heading into this offseason, most experts expected the Winnipeg Jets to execute a blockbuster trade that would ship one of the team’s top young forwards out of town, but that move still hasn’t happened yet and it seems the front office probably won’t be making any more significant transactions this winter. While there’s still plenty…