The JetsNation Podcast: The Jets Season Is Here

NHL hockey is finally being played and the Winnipeg Jets are .500 after an opening four game road trip. No Dustin Byfuglien, no Josh Morrissey (for two games), yet somehow the team has done better than many expected. The Jets have been pleasantly surprised by the play of rookie Ville Heinola but on the other…


Ville Heinola Scores His First Career NHL Goal

The story that has been 18 year old Winnipeg Jets defenseman Ville Heinola continues to amaze, and in his fourth game in the NHL, he now has his first career goal. Ville Heinola scores his first career NHL goal as it was put on a tee by Mark Scheifele!#NHLJets have tied it 1-1 pic.twitter.com/jYpbii3dEc —…


ICYMJ: Blake Wheeler’s Crazy Late Game Adventure

Friday night’s game between the New Jersey Devils and Winnipeg Jets is one of those contests that will be remembered for quite some time by both sides. The Devils absolutely blitzing the Jets in almost the entire first two periods of play with the Jets defense looking lost and the offense completely absent as they…


Friedman: “The Jets Have Talked Byfuglien Out Of Retirement”

In this week’s edition of the 31 Thought’s podcast with Jeff Marek and Elliotte Friedman, the topic of conversation switched to the Winnipeg Jets and to speculation about defenseman Dustin Byfuglien. Friedman noted that Byfuglien was seemingly committed to retirement, but that Jets General Manager Kevin Cheveldayoff had talked him out of the move, or…


JetsNation Podcast: Winnipeg Jets 2019-20 Season Preview

The NHL season is finally here! The Winnipeg Jets open the season with a four game road trip starting in New York against the Rangers on Thursday. Kyle Connor and Patrik Laine have new contracts, Byfuglien is still at home, and Eric Comrie was claimed off of waivers. There is a lot of hockey news…


Heinola And Gustafsson Get New Numbers (And Other Roster Moves)

During the preseason, rookie defenseman Ville Heinola wore number 36 while rookie forward David Gustafsson had 41 on his back. In a sure sign that both have earned spots on the Winnipeg Jets, today the club announced both players are getting new jersey numbers. Heinola switches to 14 – a number he wore in Lukko…


JetsNation Podcast: Roster Reduction

The NHL preseason has been moving right along and we are finally getting closer to meaningful games. Not a lot of progress has been made (from our perspective) when it comes to Kyle Connor, Patrik Laine and Dustin Byfuglien. The guys speculate on potential trade options for Laine, break down the last few games and…


Patrik Laine Talks About His Decision To Spend Time With SC Bern

Patrik Laine is in Switzerland skating with SC Bern of the National League and working on keeping himself in shape for the NHL season which for him will hopefully be sooner than later as he and his agent look to hammer out a deal with the Winnipeg Jets. He shared some comments (in English) in…


Jets Extend Josh Morrissey For Eight More Years

The Winnipeg Jets and defenseman Josh Morrissey have come to an agreement on a contract extension. As first reported by TSN’s Darren Dreger on Thursday morning and confirmed by the Jets minutes later the new contract extension is for eight years starting next season and has an Average Annual Value of $6.25 million.