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from Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun,
On a day that saw the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets conduct team and individual meetings, Noel gave an honest assessment of where things stand with his team.
“The problem right now is that we’re trying to put skill ahead of work — we’ve got it backwards,” said Noel, whose club rounds out a six-game homestand against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday at MTS Centre. “I know you’re going to try and decipher all of the things, but that’s the root of the problem. Work first, skill second. The thing that I find is that we care, we’ve just got things in the wrong order and we’ve got to get them in the right order.
“That’s my job and that’s what we’re trying to do.”
Noel has already sent a message to several players by making by making them a healthy scratch but on far too many nights through nine games, the Jets just haven’t had enough guys going at the same time.
Given the fact this roster isn’t overflowing with superstars
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from Ed Tait of the Winnipeg Free Press,
It was less than a week ago when Evander Kane went public with a plea for more "FU" in the Winnipeg Jets' game -- the not-so-subtle suggestion he and his teammates needed to play with a little more edge, a little more anger and a little more desperation.
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Claude Noel knows that if things don’t change soon his own job may very well be in jeopardy.
On a day that saw the head coach of the Winnipeg Jets conduct team and individual meetings Noel gave an honest assessment of where things stand with his team.
“The problem right now is that we’re trying to put skill ahead of work — we’ve got it backwards” said Noel whose club...
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via Katie Carrera of Capitals Insider,
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#11 Grant Clitsome, 28, D, 5'11, 215 lbs
Last Year's Ranking: 18
This Year's Ranking: 11
The Jets savvy waiver claim from the 2011-12 season, Grant Clitsome has a newly signed three-year contract based on two half seasons in Winnipeg.
Three points in 12 games in 2011-12 and 16 points in 44 games...