Lemieux To Have Hearing For Hit In Finland

News came Saturday that Brendan Lemieux will have a hearing for his illegal check to the head of Vincent Trocheck. This shouldn’t come as a surprise as the hit was clearly to the head and most people thought it was predatory given the previous events in the series.


Reviewing The Winnipeg Jets In October: Defense

With leaves falling down and Halloween right around the corner, it signals the end of the month for the Winnipeg Jets. We are doing a brief series on the Jets in October where we look at the different aspects of the Jets start to the season.


Dear Jets, It’s Time To Call Up Sami Niku

To: Kevin Cheveldayoff, GM Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club From: Pretty much all Winnipeg Jets fans Chevy, the Jets defense has struggled at times so far this early season and that’s not unexpected given the lineup you’re putting on the ice, but we’re starting to think that if the defense is going to struggle at actual…


Takeaways From A Topsy-Turvy Week Two

The Winnipeg Jets have now wrapped up their second week of action after beating the Kings in their home opener on Tuesday before losing a temper filled affair in Nashville on Thursday.


Schedule Semantics: The Winnipeg Jets In October

One of the highlights of the summer is the release of the NHL schedule for the upcoming year. While this doesn’t carry the same hype as the draft or free agency, it builds the anticipation of fans across the globe and gives them a date to look forward to. Once the schedule is released, fans…


Sami Niku And The Reverse “Big Mistake”

Perhaps my first indoctrination into the importance of analytics in hockey was the work by Tyler Dellow and later Garret Hohl regarding “the big mistake”. The point is that when people watch hockey, they tend to recall only a few key moments that influence their perception of the game and either credit or discredit individuals…


Camp Clashes: Intro

Training camp is underway in Winnipeg as the Jets have been on the ice prepping for the start of the regular season. For most players, training camp is the time of year to get back on the ice and fine-tune their game so they can hit the ground running on October 4 against St. Louis….


Know Your Central Favourites: Winnipeg Jets

Over the past week we have been previewing every Central Division team and projecting where they will finish in the standings. This is important for the Jets because of the sheer amount of games they play within their own division. It’s nice to get a quick look to see what the Jets are up against…