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Byfuglien’s Concussion Exposes Flawed NHL System

Upon hearing the news that Dustin Byfuglien is out at least a week, (it’s likely two to three weeks since it was announced by Paul Maurice that he wouldn’t be skating for at least a week) I went on the Twitter machine and declared the entire NHL concussion protocol – the very one that had…

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Brendan Lemieux Cost Himself More Than Just Two Games in Finland

The Winnipeg Jets trip to Finland was full of news and interesting stories. Patrik Laine rediscovered the net, the Jets seemed to have found their game, and it was a great event for fans and players alike. Winnipeg and Florida split the two games, which may not have been masterpieces, but the crowd got what…

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Three Changes The NHL Should Make

This weekend current NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, is going to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame under the builder’s category. Regardless of what your feelings of him are, it’s hard to deny that he has had a major impact – positive and negative – on the game. Under his watch the game of…

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And Then There Were 5: A Look at the Remaining RFA’s

Following the completion of Tucker Poolman and Marko Dano‘s contracts, the Jets still have five restricted free agents to extend. I’ll dive into how they should go about signing these players, as well as what their roles should be in the 2018-19 season.

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The Crease Conundrum: Who Will Be The Jets Backup in 2018/19?

After the Jets traded Steve Mason this morning to the Montreal Canadiens to save cap space for the potential signing of Paul Stastny, the Jets now need to find a backup goalie to man the crease for the 20-25 games that Connor Hellebuyck will not play next season.  With no other goalies currently signed in…

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Profiling Matt Hendricks

One of the moves that Kevin Cheveldayoff made over the summer was to bring in depth forward, Matt Hendricks. While his contributions on the ice may be somewhat limited, what he does behind the scenes shouldn’t be questioned. Case and point comes from the Matt Hendricks profile that was done over at our sister-site, Oilersnation.