Found February 21, 2012 on
The Winnipeg Jets find themselves in an unexpected race for a playoff spot, but the consensus amongst the HockeyCentral panel and Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star is that the Jets should stand...
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If Winnipeg Jets forward Jim Slater could go anywhere this trade deadline, his first choice of a destination wouldn't be anywhere an NHL team plays. Slater wants to visit outer space, he told the crowd at a Jets charity event hosted by a local fire department. He said that when he was growing up, he didn't want to be a firefighter like many young boys dream of. Instead, he...
from Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press, Jets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff has been strident in his insistence the Jets will stick to their long term development plan and not trade futures for rental players to help his club chase a playoff berth.
Cheveldayoff has gone even further in suggesting his aim will be to collect draft picks at every turn.
“I’m always going to be trying...
Mike Johnson, the color commentator for the Winnipeg Jets, took his spot between the benches in what has become something of a fad during hockey broadcasts: stationing a guy in harm’s way in order to get an up-close take on the action on the ice. Given the proximity of flying pucks and hockey players flying [...]
If the NHL wants to turn non-believers into fans, it wouldn’t hurt to have every game turn out like the ones between the Winnipeg Jets and Philadelphia Flyers. But given the impossibility of that happening, I’d gladly settle for seeing the two duke it out in a first-round playoff series.
The two teams met for the fourth absurdly entertaining time this season on Tuesday night...
The St. John’s IceCaps (Winnipeg Jets farm team) have moved into first place in the AHL. They have a 33-19 record with 6 regulation tie points. They have passed the Oklahoma City Barons (Edmonton Oilers farm team) who also have a 33-19 record but with only 5 regulation tie points.
St John’s is best known as an offensive team. They are third overall in the AHL in scoring...
Ondrej Pavelec did his best to keep Winnipeg in the game on Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Jets will try to sweep the season series against the Flyers tonight, as they host a struggling Philadelphia club at the MTS Centre.
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