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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Jansen Harkins

Another year has come and gone for the Winnipeg Jets, where the veterans got to play major minutes and the younger players were relegated to 10 minutes or less of ice-time per night. Forward Jansen Harkins was yet another victim of this situation while being coached by Paul Maurice and later Dave Lowry. Harkins is…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Neal Pionk

Defenceman Neal Pionk has become a staple on the Winnipeg Jets blueline over the past few seasons since being acquired in the deal that sent Jacob Trouba to the New York Rangers. Pionk has since thrived in this market, primarily battling for top-four minutes with the likes of another prominent Jets defender Josh Morrissey. In…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Paul Stastny

After spending the COVID-shortened 2020-21 season with the Winnipeg Jets, forward Paul Stastny ultimately opted to return to the “True North” for another campaign, which proved to be a very wise decision. Entering his age-36 season, some people questioned how much Stastny had left in the tank at this stage of his career. But as…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Pierre-Luc Dubois

After a rough first season with the Winnipeg Jets, Pierre-Luc Dubois returned to his dominant power-forward form in 2021-22. It was a great season for the Ste-Agathe-Des-Monts, Quebec-born player. In almost no time at all, Dubois went from an underperformer to a fan-favourite icon. That’s pretty remarkable. It also speaks volumes about how tough it…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Blake Wheeler

Heading into the 2021-22 season, everyone knew Blake Wheeler was on the back nine of his career. This season was especially hard on the Jets’ captain, who lost 17 games due to knee injury and upper-body injuries along with COVID-19. Even though Wheeler missed a ton of time, he showed at 35-years-old that his playing…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Morgan Barron

Halifax, Nova Scotia product Morgan Barron was acquired in a deal that sent longtime Jets forward Andrew Copp to the New York Rangers this past season. Barron, a 6-foot-4, 220-pound forward brings a little bit of everything to the dinner table. A physical forward, he uses his size and strength to get the puck into…

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Re-signing Eric Comrie could prove difficult for Jets this off-season

Heading into what’s expected to be a pivotal summer in Winnipeg, the Jets will have plenty of important decisions to make involving their player personnel, including back-up Eric Comrie. With goaltender Connor Hellebuyck signed through 2023-24, management shouldn’t have to worry about its starting goalie position over the off-season. But the same can’t be said…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Mark Scheifele

Over the last few seasons, most Winnipeg Jets fans have known what to expect from forward Mark Scheifele, both offensively and defensively, and the 2021-22 campaign wasn’t any different. After earning a four-game suspension during the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, which carried over into this past season, Scheifele’s 11th NHL season didn’t start positively as…

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Jets 2021-22 Season Player Profile: Nikolaj Ehlers

The Danish King, Nikolaj Ehlers, enjoyed a productive 2021-22 season despite dealing with a handful of issues that kept him out of the lineup – including an MCL sprain that sidelined him for 19 games. He was on pace to smash his career-high totals from 2016-17, when he registered 64 points (25 goals, 39 assists)…

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Barry Trotz among five potential Jets HC candidates

Following a season-ending 4-3 victory over the Seattle Kraken, general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff was quick to address the media regarding interim head coach Dave Lowry’s future, as well as other members of the coaching staff. The Jets released Lowry, associate coaches Jamie Kompon and Charlie Huddy. With the changes, Cheveldayoff mentioned that the Jets would…